Guest Post – Genc Arifi, Tips To Eat Healthy While Traveling

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familyHolidays are fun. In fact we all love them. Spending your day with your family in a sunny day on summer is what we all dream. It is like we are running away from our everyday life routines like mobile phones, bosses and moving to a place called “Paradise”. It is often tempting while traveling, whether on holiday or a long-term trip, to forget about healthy eating and just eat whatever you fancy at the time. While traveling typically involves quite a lot of walking and other physical activities, you may also want to pay attention to eating healthily as well, particularly if you’re planning a longer trip. This is not a necessarily hard to do – it just requires a little planning in advance. Consider the following tips for a healthier trip.

Buy food in bulk

Buying food in bulk is a great idea, especially if you are going to travel with your family. Buying green beans, potatoes, tomatoes will give you that everyday healthy meal. You will not only save money but you will also eat healthy foods and not just some junky fast foods.

Cook the food yourself

You want the best, than do it yourself. Maybe you have heard this expression. It is always the best to prepare your meals yourself as you know what you are doing and what you really like. Always try to include some green foods on your meal, they are healthy and will keep you in a great form.

Self-Catering

Since you are ultimately on holiday, you will probably be tempted to have as many meals in restaurant as your budget will allow.

Since you are ultimately on holiday, you will probably be tempted to have as many meals in restaurant as your budget will allow. It is even more tempting to eat out a lot in countries where it may be much cheaper to do so than back home. However, this is something that should be avoided as much as possible. Not only will you save a lot of money; you’ll also have much more control over your calorie intake. If you don’t have cooking facilities where you are staying, there’s no reason you can’t make a cold lunch instead of going to a restaurant. Just make sure that you bring some basic catering equipment with you before you go.

Traveling = Eating in Restaurants

…..the real problem is that most of restaurants serve meals with calories that you wouldn’t get if you were cooking for yourself at your own home.

It is a proven fact that while you are traveling, you will be eating in restaurants, and that is not the case, the real problem is that most of restaurants serve meals with calories that you wouldn’t get if you were cooking for yourself at your own home. So the real advice is to not eat the full meal, if you do you will get all the calories served on the meal, if you don’t, you will be at least getting just the half calories that may cause fatness and other health problems. It is impossible to eat 100% healthy in restaurants, but try to take control when you order and order more salads and green foods.

Fast-Food Restaurants

Fast Foods are the restaurants that you should avoid. Even though it is pretty hard task to do, not because you don’t want, but because they are everywhere. Try to consider the fast foods as an option only when you are in hurry. Avoid fast foods and find stores that sell yogurts, fruits and salads if you can.

It is suggested by experts to have a health travel insurance policy while you traveling because it often happens that visitors get allergic by junk food and if they don’t own any premium of any health insurance policy than they will have to pay all the treatment by their self.

Remember, going on holidays doesn’t necessary means to avoid the healthy eating routine. Always try to keep your home eating habits. Junk foods should always be avoided and green foods as salads also tomatoes, potatoes, yogurts, milk are your best friends on your healthy eating while traveling.