When you are going to the travel, the one thinks you care about its food. First, you think about eating fast food. But this type of food leaves you feeling exhausted, bloated, and tired.
Making better food while traveling is a good thought but not a good option as it can consume your time of travel. So here are the tips to stay healthy on the road while traveling as it works as a recovery kit.
Where you stop start healthy eating
If you stop on the road and you will find a fast food joint then keep the food choice minimum. But if you stop nearby supermarket or healthy food joint or salad bar which offer food item like fruits, nuts, hummus, bagged carrot then expand your choices and take it. Be careful while eating and try to reduce junk-food temptations.
Eat frequently but in smaller amounts
Eat healthy food in small portion throughout the day. It conveys a message to your brain that food supply is abundant, so it is ok to burn the calories quickly. Even limited calories during eating can give you lots of energy. On the other hand, eating too many calories in single sitting sends signals to your brain that learner must be in the corner to take rest and hence is stored as fat. Overeating at one time makes you sleepy and lazy.
Eat plenty of protein
Protein has all essential amino acid for your body which can stabilize blood sugar, maintain weight, prevent energy lags, keeps you lean and strong and enhances concentration. So eat the right amount of complete protein during hiking, long drive or on the trip when you need energy.
Avoid skipping meals with packed snacks
While traveling, it is always a problem that we do not get plenty of food option at regular intervals. So we skip the meals or buy coke, cake or any other junk food. If there is a shortage of food, then body metabolism slow the process and prevent you from food craving. To keep your mind and body energize, pack the healthy snacks like dry fruits or fruits or nuts or boiled eggs.
Avoid “feel bad” foods
Feel bad foods are the one which makes you food crave but feel you sick after you eat them. On the road, avoid these type of food that makes you sick and drain your energy. Food that you have to avoid are deep-fried food, simple carbohydrates/ high glycemic foods like soda, sugary snacks, fruit juices, refined grain products, hydrogenated food like nondairy creamer, Jiffy-style peanut butter, margarine, nonfat desserts and sweeteners, most packaged baked goods and excess alcohol.
Drink plenty of water
The body needs sufficient amount of water for proper functioning. Drinking lots of water will flush all the toxins, helps you to eat less and keep your skin fresh. It also avoids junk food craving, travels lag, and symptoms of overexposure to the sun or heat. You will not feel tired by drinking sufficient amount of water. Believe me or not but, but drinking pure, refreshing water satisfied unhealthy junk food cravings.