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How to Eat, Shop in an Era of Social Distancing

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S2E3 – The Pandemic Pantry: How to Eat, Shop in an Era of Social Distancing

Food is a daily requirement, and it’s more precious during this time of social distancing and limited travel caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that households maintain a two-week supply of food with a long shelf life. That food cache reduces the amount of time people spend in public, which helps flatten the curve of coronavirus transmission.

But what’s the best way to use your pandemic pantry once you’ve set it up? What are the ways you can make an endless supply of canned beans tasty if it’s your primary food source day after day?

Northside dietitian Blair Avendano tackled these questions on Medical Moments.

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