8 Healthy Food Shopping Tips

    Advice to help you navigate the supermarket aisles with ease

    R ight now, you may be trying to make grocery shopping trips less frequent and more efficient so that you can minimize the time spent inside stores.

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    In fact, the percentage of people who food shop once every two weeks or less has nearly doubled during the COVID-19 crisis, according to a survey by the management consulting company McKinsey. Here, advice for getting the healthy foods you need without wasting time.

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    Editor’s Note: A version of this article also appeared in the December 2020 issue of Consumer Reports On Health.

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    Illustration: Chris Philpot

    Amy Keating

    I am a registered dietitian and have been evaluating food products and providing nutrition advice at Consumer Reports for over a decade. I'm passionate about getting my kids to eat healthfully, and I love growing, cooking, and even composting food!