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Next time you go to restock your kitchen, stick to shopping the outside aisles. Why? Because you’ll find produce, dairy, and meat in these aisles.

Produce, dairy, and meat are the most natural, unprocessed foods, which are the best for your body and health. Most of us tend to spend the most time shopping in the center aisles, when you really should spend the most time shopping in the outside perimeters of the store. This is where you’ll find the freshest foods, including produce, meat and dairy. Fresh foods are generally healthier than the processed foods you’ll find in the center aisles. You could consider the outer wall coolers as aisles too.

The size of the store would depend on the size of the chain or franchise. That alone will determine how many aisles there are. In a smaller chain such as Winn Dixie, there could be one to three beverage aisles for example. Buy only on the outside Aisles of the Grocery Store. You have to be eagle eyed when it comes to shopping at the grocery store.

I watched this documentary which said you should only purchase food from the edges of the grocery store (where the fresh produce is kept ) and avoid the whole interior of the store where preservatives are used or where the food is not really food anymore. The issue is that just shopping the outside edge of the store leaves so much out that’s good for you. I snaked my way through the (dreaded) inside of the store, up one aisle and down another, and found so much to love. Here are some fantastic choices that you would miss by following the “only the edges” rul.

Diet and Nutrition If you are trying to eat healthier, the easiest tip to remember when shopping for food is to focus primarily on the outer perimeter of the grocery store. Most fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy products, meats, and natural foods are usually located on the outer aisles. Not sure what to buy, you wander aimlessly down the aisles.

Understanding the anatomy of the grocery store helps you to avoid some of the traps and cuts time off of your shopping trip. Rest assured, grocery stores are organized in such a fashion as to capitalize on traffic and suck you in. Location: Just inside the entrance Why they’re here: “Flowers can enhance the image of a store,” explains Wendy Liebmann, founder and president of WSL Strategic Retail. “Consumers walk in to something that is pretty, smells great, and builds the notion of ‘fresh.’” Shopping tip: Buy supermarket flowers for convenience, not value. The prices may be low, but the flowers are seldom.

Shop the outside aisles for fresh fruit, vegetables, dairy or dairy alternatives, meat, fish, poultry, and eggs. Shop the inside aisles for healthy options such as beans, lentils, flavored vinegars, spices, tuna fish, olive oil, and frozen fruit and vegetables (without sauce). Stop & Shop is now expanding one-way aisles to all five states in which the chain operates, Brogan said.

Starting today, Stop and Shop is making its store aisles one-way, to better practice social.

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Shop the inner aisles: The inner aisles of a grocery store contain less expensive staples such as legumes, peanut butter, dried milk, canned tuna fish, bulk cereals, and canned vegetables and fruits.

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Shop the outer aisles at your supermarket, where you’ll find the fruits and vegetables, fresh meats, fish, and poultry, not the inner ones where the boxed, canned, and packaged foods live.

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The problem is, grocery stores aren’t organized that way, and as a result you end up zig-zagging your way through the store and backtracking through the aisles.

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I prefer to do my shopping at my regular grocery store.

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In the parking lot of my local Costco, the shopping carts are just left in the middle of the parking spaces, as if the walk to the cart corral was simply too much for shoppers who have just loaded their cars with multiple gallons of peanut butter.

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You drive to another grocery store, which does have the item on the shelves, and purchase it along with the other items you need.

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Then walk through the middle aisles and notice that most foods are boxed, canned, or processed.

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These items are always at the back of the store so that the customer has to traverse at least some aisles to get there.

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Then place other shopping baskets at strategic locations throughout the store.

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The last part of my shopping trip is devoted to anything else that is not found in the produce, bulk, or frozen foods sections.

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  • looks for videos showing vocational skills for ASD students gets entranced and sits for a 30 minute video of a lady organizing dollar tree deodorant

  • What it’s the healthier way to have chocolate milk??? Sometimes, I like to have a big glass of cold chocolate milk instead of a food dessert at the end of day.

  • Sounded like a woman in the background, tied up and struggling. Should have ended with swinging the camera around to said tied up, struggling woman, and saying, “Oh, and she volunteered to come home with me and cook all this!”

  • What it’s the healthier way to have chocolate milk??? Sometimes, I like to have a big glass of cold chocolate milk instead of a food dessert at the end of day.

  • Oh wow!!!! Glad that I wasn’t drinking anything when he flashed that gun around the food! I lost it and it would’ve burned like hell going through the nose! Very funny!

  • Is it just me or is this an asmr? I feel her soft gentle words with her doing something nice that has absolutely no need for her is so calming I feel like I could fall asleep on her lap while we wait for her pie to cool off on the window��

  • The panicked mobs that sweep the shelves of Kroger (aka City Mart, etc.) each day are spreading covid at least as quickly as Wuhan, overwhelming hospitals, and exhausting stock with no need. We need mandatory masking of EVERYONE, and a sane LIMIT to purchases. Otherwise, NO MORE “SHOPPING”, at stores!

  • As usual with food advice, there is some controversy. Remember how they told us cholesterol was bad for us and we (almost) all ate less eggs and meats? Well, that advice changed when they discovered that dietary cholesterol didn’t affect body cholesterol. So much for ‘expert’ advice, huh? Organic? Some yes, some no. If you remove the peel, etc, organic is not much, if any, better. Mushrooms? VERY nutritious. Almond milk makes me gag. Just because it’s white doesn’t make it milk. It is the liquid from squeezed nuts. A lot of his advice is based on his personal tastes. He didn’t mention, when looking for fish, AVOID fish ‘preserved’ with STP (sodiumtriphosphate). I take Deron’s advice as general, and it is generally good.

  • So relaxing the whole vid your voice and sorting items ive never been to usa before so i guess that adds to this being like being in a store for me plus your accent is so nice

  • The panicked mobs that sweep the shelves of Kroger (aka City Mart, etc.) each day are spreading covid at least as quickly as Wuhan, overwhelming hospitals, and exhausting stock with no need. We need mandatory masking of EVERYONE, and a sane LIMIT to purchases. Otherwise, NO MORE “SHOPPING”, at stores!

  • I hate when you say in every beginning I just came her for blhablah and magically saw this section so imma whip out my camera and make a video

  • unsweetened nut milks are available. My local store does carry the sweetened almond milk, but I travel to the next(larger) town and find the unsweetened variety readily available. My local store has become “for emergencies only” they carry a very limited and expensive selection of produce. It takes a lot of planning, but I do my grocery shopping once a month. select produce I can use before it goes bad and then select produce that freeze well. speaking of that, I have a couple heads of cabbage I need to take care of… make veggie eggrolls(will be baked) to go in freezer, slaw to use within the next couple days and some with a vinegar brine to last out the month, and cook some for today and tomorrow. See you later I have to get moving!

  • Great video!! I lost 50lbs sticking to the lower carb isles at the grocery store…love your exercise videos also. Thank you for sharing!!

  • Manager:mam what are you doing?
    Her: shelf organisation
    Manager:do you want to work here?
    Her: no
    Manager: get out or I call the cop!
    Her:ingnore
    Manager: well I let you do it but in 13 minute
    Her:ingnore
    Manager:welp it’s your choice

  • Manager:mam what are you doing?
    Her: shelf organisation
    Manager:do you want to work here?
    Her: no
    Manager: get out or I call the cop!
    Her:ingnore
    Manager: well I let you do it but in 13 minute
    Her:ingnore
    Manager:welp it’s your choice

  • I used to work at dollar tree and this just brought back so many memories lol. I died when whoever over the intercom was like can you come to the front. I felt that in my soul ��

  • Wow I didn’t think of excess sugar in certain products. You’re showing and giving advice of foods that aren’t good for healthy lifestyle. Thank you. Patricia

  • like your videos a lot. I am a fitness instructor (and also a senior myself, I guess, since i’ll be 60 this year) you give a lot of good ideas and inspiration, and i love your positive attitude.

  • So relaxing the whole vid your voice and sorting items ive never been to usa before so i guess that adds to this being like being in a store for me plus your accent is so nice

  • Oh wow!!!! Glad that I wasn’t drinking anything when he flashed that gun around the food! I lost it and it would’ve burned like hell going through the nose! Very funny!

  • I clicked on this thinking it was funny. I never thought how relaxing it could be to straighten up shelves like this, plus your voice is very relaxing. Thank you for posting! More please! ��

  • unsweetened nut milks are available. My local store does carry the sweetened almond milk, but I travel to the next(larger) town and find the unsweetened variety readily available. My local store has become “for emergencies only” they carry a very limited and expensive selection of produce. It takes a lot of planning, but I do my grocery shopping once a month. select produce I can use before it goes bad and then select produce that freeze well. speaking of that, I have a couple heads of cabbage I need to take care of… make veggie eggrolls(will be baked) to go in freezer, slaw to use within the next couple days and some with a vinegar brine to last out the month, and cook some for today and tomorrow. See you later I have to get moving!

  • I used to work at dollar tree and this just brought back so many memories lol. I died when whoever over the intercom was like can you come to the front. I felt that in my soul ��

  • I am 69 years old and deal with high blood pressure. My goal is to follow the AHA guidelines for a healthy lifestyle. Your exercise programs and shopping tips are of great help to me. Thank you so much for the tips to “grow young!”

  • 1:20
    Narrator: at the both sides of the aisle there are shelves where there are goods
    Me: i don’t think carbonated drinks are good for us.

  • I hate when you say in every beginning I just came her for blhablah and magically saw this section so imma whip out my camera and make a video

  • Is it just me or is this an asmr? I feel her soft gentle words with her doing something nice that has absolutely no need for her is so calming I feel like I could fall asleep on her lap while we wait for her pie to cool off on the window��

  • Sounded like a woman in the background, tied up and struggling. Should have ended with swinging the camera around to said tied up, struggling woman, and saying, “Oh, and she volunteered to come home with me and cook all this!”

  • 1:20
    Narrator: at the both sides of the aisle there are shelves where there are goods
    Me: i don’t think carbonated drinks are good for us.

  • As usual with food advice, there is some controversy. Remember how they told us cholesterol was bad for us and we (almost) all ate less eggs and meats? Well, that advice changed when they discovered that dietary cholesterol didn’t affect body cholesterol. So much for ‘expert’ advice, huh? Organic? Some yes, some no. If you remove the peel, etc, organic is not much, if any, better. Mushrooms? VERY nutritious. Almond milk makes me gag. Just because it’s white doesn’t make it milk. It is the liquid from squeezed nuts. A lot of his advice is based on his personal tastes. He didn’t mention, when looking for fish, AVOID fish ‘preserved’ with STP (sodiumtriphosphate). I take Deron’s advice as general, and it is generally good.

  • Great video!! I lost 50lbs sticking to the lower carb isles at the grocery store…love your exercise videos also. Thank you for sharing!!

  • looks for videos showing vocational skills for ASD students gets entranced and sits for a 30 minute video of a lady organizing dollar tree deodorant

  • I am 69 years old and deal with high blood pressure. My goal is to follow the AHA guidelines for a healthy lifestyle. Your exercise programs and shopping tips are of great help to me. Thank you so much for the tips to “grow young!”

  • I clicked on this thinking it was funny. I never thought how relaxing it could be to straighten up shelves like this, plus your voice is very relaxing. Thank you for posting! More please! ��

  • Wow I didn’t think of excess sugar in certain products. You’re showing and giving advice of foods that aren’t good for healthy lifestyle. Thank you. Patricia

  • like your videos a lot. I am a fitness instructor (and also a senior myself, I guess, since i’ll be 60 this year) you give a lot of good ideas and inspiration, and i love your positive attitude.