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More Australians are worried about a recession and an increasingly selfish society than about coronavirus itself

A new survey shows younger Australians are more worried than older people about the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, and most people are following the social distancing rules and staying home.
Self-isolating may mean many Canadians will be forced to spend more time in the kitchen, a place that’s been foreign to most millennials, according to a new survey. (Shutterstock)

Making and breaking bread during the coronavirus pandemic: Home cooking could make a comeback

One positive thing coming out of pandemic-related self-isolation could be that people will spend more time in their kitchens, a place where fewer Canadians have ventured in recent years.
South Africa’s Alexandra township in the foreground, where the majority live in squalor, and Sandton in the background, representing the most privileged Shutterstock

Panic buying in the wake of COVID-19 underscores inequalities in South Africa

Most consumers in South Africa aren't able to fill up a trolley of groceries for their daily needs, let alone join the panic buying induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Frozen, canned or fermented: when you can’t shop often for fresh vegetables, what are the best alternatives?

It's a great time to learn how to ferment foods. And don't turn your nose up at frozen veggies - they can be just as nutritious as some of the fresh produce in shops.

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