While travelling it may sometimes be difficult to maintain healthy eating but there are ways that one can use and still be able to eat healthy without necessarily deterring your schedule of how you eat and what you eat. The following are some of the guidelines that you can use and help you to eat healthy as you travel.
Carry healthy snacks – There are various healthy snacks that you can take as you travel and also remember to include fruits and vegetables. By keeping apple slices with a squeeze of lemon juice it will help in from being oxidized. You can make use of the hotel mini bar to keep carrots and cucumbers. You can also use the dry fruits and nuts to make your own trail mix. If you are on a long travel using Larabars that are made of whole foods and natural ingredients is recommendable instead of using fat or sugar laden proteins and cereals bars. For those who love junk foods pop corns is the best alternative
Add vegetables – When you are ordering for lunch or dinner make sure there are vegetables. It may be a salad with a grilled chicken or fish for lunch or you start by taking a salad or getting a side plate of spinach being served with dinner.
Water – by drinking a lot of water it will help you in keeping your body hydrated, energetic and preventing unnecessary hunger.
Pack your plane food – If you are using a plane to travel, make sure you carry your own packed food and this should be a big salad meal or vegetables and a whole grain which you can purchase before getting to the airport. Buy something that is healthy full of minerals, vitamins, and enzymes that will keep you feeling good, satiated and healthy.
Protein and green powders – This may depend on where you are but fresh vegetables and fruits should not be an option and they are a good alternative. You can also carry an instant healthy drink which you can take anytime by just adding some water.
Share dessert – This will depend on where you are travelling like if you are travelling to US you can share your dessert with your significant other or even invite about five people to join you. The portions seem to be smaller in foreign countries.
Eat local – You can get information from the tour guide or concierge the best place where you can get your local food. When you eat local you are sure they are fresh and will surely taste amazing giving you a more authentic experience.
While you are travelling it is advisable to always carry your ehic card and make sure it is updated and you can use it whenever need arises. It’s therefore good to prepare all travel documents in time and making sure they are up to date to avoid having any inconvenience while travelling. Eating healthy while travelling will be of benefit of helping you to keep your body safe and have a peace of mind.