7 Tips for Healthy Nutrition on the Road
Summer is a perfect time to travel, explore new places and countries. But traveling can kill all your healthy habits you strongly work on at home. With the simple 7 tips from Florida Hospital’s Center for Nutritional Excellence, you won't need to give up on your healthy lifestyle even during your trip.
Healthy Nutrition on the Road
1. Pack Food
Packing food will ensure that you always have your goodies at your fingertips, so you won't need to buy any fast food. If you travel by car, bring a cooler packed with whole-wheat sandwiches, fruit, Greek yogurt, nuts, raw vegetables, low fat cheese sticks, and lots of water. It's a little bit harder to prepare food for air trip, but you still can do it. Just take peanut butter sandwiches, homemade trail mix, apples, protein bars, and air popped popcorn.
2. Do Your Research
Before reaching the place, try look for available restaurants and menu options. Using internet, you will be able to check menus and calorie counts.
3. Gluten Free Guide
If you suffer from celiac disease or gluten intolerances, you might be worrying about finding appropiate food. One resource that can make it easier to find gluten-free restaurants before you travel is The Essential Gluten-Free Restaurant Guide.
4. Share Your MealSometimes the protions in restaurants are huge and in this case you can order one meal for two of you or share your dish with friends.
5. Choose Your TreatObviously, we all want to relax during the trip and to celebrate with ice cream or your favorite dessert. But be careful to not overdo with it. Pick your treat and stick to having it just one per day.
6. H20 to GoAir travel can be dehydrating. Aim to have 8 oz of water for every hour in the air. Dehydration can also make you feel hungry, which can lead to excessive snacking.
7. Stock Your Hotel RoomAfter you reached your destination, work on filling your hotel room with healthy snacks. Buy bottled water, fruits, nuts, and some whole grain crackers to snack on in your room. Did you know that you can make oatmeal in most hotel rooms? Buy packets of instant oatmeal and use your hotel’s coffee maker to get hot water. Pour oatmeal and hot water into a mug, stir, and enjoy.
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