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Lines and crowds pervade most food stores, and after you’ve patiently waited 2 hours, you’re disappointed to find 99% of your shopping list for fresh foods completely unavailable. Well before you turn around and plan on intermittent fasting, consider buying some of these:

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Food

  • Frozen Turkey, Fish, Chicken, Beef
  • Canned Tuna
  • Sardines
  • Canned Salmon
  • Eggs
  • Peanut Butter (if no allergies in the family)
  • Jerky
  • Edamame
  • Yogurt
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Nuts
  • Chia Seeds
  • Tofu
  • Oats
  • Granola
  • Cereal
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Beans
  • Potatoes
  • Legumes
  • Soups
  • Frozen dinners
  • Frozen vegetables and fruits (if fresh is not available)
  • Snacks (crackers, chips, cookies, etc.)
  • Vitamins

Drinks

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  • Canned juices
  • Drink mixes
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Milk (if fresh not available – dried/dehydrated)
  • Water (if bottles not available – buy filters)

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Personal Hygiene

  • Toilet Paper
  • Kleenex – can substitute for toilet paper
  • Gauze/bandages
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Diapers
  • Soap/Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Sanitizer or alcohol based products
  • Razors
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo

Entertainment

Even with internet and streaming services, grownups and kids need to take a break from electronics. So consider purchasing these….

  • Books
  • Board Games
  • Crayons
  • Paper
  • Pens, Markers, Pencils
  • Puzzles
  • Model Kits
  • Toys
  • Music
  • Deck of cards
  • Home improvement items (You’ll be stuck home, might as well complete what you’ve never finished….)

 

These lists obviously don’t include everything you would need during a lockdown, but know you have other options if the obvious popular items have been gobbled up……

Original article written by Dr. Daliah Wach’s.