5 Plant-Based Foods That Aren’t In the Produce Aisle

Those who choose plant-based dining aren’t stuck with just fruits and vegetables. Look for these 5 plant-derived foods in the other aisles.

5 Plant-Based Foods That Aren’t In the Produce Aisle

Adopting a diet that’s high in plant-based foods is a great way to help make sure you’re getting the nutrients, minerals and good fats your body needs. But don’t limit yourself to just the produce aisle. Cover every inch of the grocery store to add these plant-based foods to your shopping cart.

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Plant-Based Oils

From salad to steak to stir-fry, most cooking requires a bit of oil, and plant-based options like canola, soybean, and nut oils are your best bet. Plant-based oils contain mono- and polyunsaturated fats and omega-3 fatty acids, and when these good fats replace similar amounts of saturated fat in your diet, they can reduce the risk of heart disease. Good fats are also a source of energy.

The #1 Thing to Remember When Caring for a Sick Parent

It can help you be a better caregiver while also releasing you of overwhelming burden.

Caring for an ageing or sick parent at home can be a wonderful act of love — but it can also be a big sacrifice. Along with the new responsibility comes added stress to your life that's probably already taxing. Not to mention, it significantly changes the relationship between the two of you. If you're a caregiver for a parent, or thinking about what next step is best, this is one of the most important things to remember about this life phase. It can help you be a better caregiver while also releasing you of a lot of the burden that comes with the role.

TV and podcast host Maria Menounos is currently taking care of her mother, who has brain cancer. She learned this lesson from a guest on her series "Better Together."

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