Some foods cannot be bought online due to their high perishability and low shelf life. Purchasing these items may seem like a bad idea, but it’s not – you just need to buy smaller quantities if they are perishable.
It is advisable not to get perishable goods online due to the ease at which they spoil and how they are handled during shipping- you may waste your money. Also, for online food transactions, you don’t physically access the goods to be bought and unlike regular physical buying of food.
Although things you can buy online can be quite narrowed, these are foods that are of great nutritional benefits you can buy:
1. Dried legumes, e.g. beans, lentils, soybean
Dried legumes typically have little to water content and as such have a stable shelf life. Having a long shelf life means it can be stored over long periods at room temperature before spoilage. Dried legumes have high fibre content, they are rich in antioxidants and vitamins and are good sources of protein and carbohydrate. Legumes can be purchased in bulk quantities …