Tips for Eating Healthy While You Travel
02 April 2011In June 2006, three friends and media professionals---Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett and Amanda Pressner---left their jobs, boyfriends, apartments and everything familiar behind in New York City to embark on a year-long search for adventure and inspiration. Journeying across four continents and more than a dozen countries, they shared their experiences with other aspiring vagabonds on their website, LostGirlsWorld.com. Since its launch, Lost Girls World has provided smart, service-oriented articles that will help fellow travelers satisfy their wanderlust, without sacrificing their career goals or breaking the bank. It's tough to maintain healthy eating habits while traveling. So LostGirlsWorld asked five nutrition experts for their advice in travel scenarios where healthy food might not be as readily available. Among the tips they offered was a warning to watch your fluid intake.
"...it is best to avoid caffeine and alcohol during a flight, as both can dehydrate you. Dehydration is the largest contributor to jet lag. Drink plenty of water before, during, and after your flight. Or go with non-caffeinated tea, club soda, and seltzer. Airline carriers such as Virgin America sell EBOOST, a vitamin-powder to mix in water that can help in supporting up your immune system."To read the full article, click here.