Eating Healthy on Vacation
“You may find it difficult to resist the urge to abandon your healthy eating habits when you are on vacation.” (“Diet During Vacation – Sticking To Your Principles”) Though you may be determined to stick to your dieting principles, it is highly possible that you may get carried away and tends to buy an ice cream now and then. “There are certain ways to keep a watch over what you eat on vacation.” (“Diet During Vacation – Sticking To Your Principles”)
Nowadays, it is so extremely easy to ask for a vegetarian or a low-calorie meal on airplanes. “But if you decide to drive to your holiday spot, finding healthy eating options may turn out to be a bit difficult.” (“Diet During Vacation – Sticking To Your Principles”)
“Instead of depending on greasy meals for your daily nutrition, just pack some healthy alternatives in a cooler with ice packs.” (“Diet During Vacation – Sticking To Your Principles”) Sandwiches, fruits, vegetables, crackers, and yoghurt are great options to carry with you on your road trip.
When you arrive at the hotel, you could do yourself good by turning down the mini bar key – it helps fight temptation. If the hotel offers you a continental breakfast option, choose cereals, fruits, and protein. If the hotel provides a stove, you could consider carrying your own nutritious meal with you. (“Diet During Vacation – Sticking To Your Principles”)
But if you have no option but to have a picnic, make sure you do so only at times when you are hungry. Some restaurants tend to serve enormous quantities, so watch out and remember to cut down on your next meal if you over do it. (“Diet During Vacation – Sticking To Your Principles”)
If you are unable to eat three square meals, try to divide it into six smaller meals, because your body requires fuel once every four hours. (“Diet During Vacation – Sticking To Your Principles”) While eating out, try to avoid appetizers. But always make sure never to skip a meal.
Whenever possible, avoid eating generous portions of food at night. When your body slows down and prepares for sleep, the calorie burning process takes place at a slower rate. Never consume bread before going to bed and ensure that you avoid the butter. Instead, choose poultry or fish as your meal, with a vegetable side dish. (“Diet During Vacation – Sticking To Your Principles”)
Though it may sound difficult, sticking to your healthy eating habits on vacation is not as tough as it sounds. (“Weight Loss Calculator: Eating Healthy On Vacation”) All you need is a little will power to fight the urge to go for foods that are not good for you. “Therefore, you will enjoy a healthy lifestyle through healthy eating.” (“Diet During Vacation – Sticking To Your Principles”)
Always keep in mind that healthy eating is important. Though you may give in to cravings at times, do not make it a habit. A single pizza or an ice cream cone is acceptable provided you know your limit
Best Wishes, Coyalita
Behavioral Health Rehab Specialist
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