For most people, vacations are often a chance to escape the daily confines of your diet, work routine, household chores, and every other thing you don’t want to do. But skimping on your health while you vaca-it-up drinking margaritas, sun tanning, and eating cannolis like daily vitamins can result in some pretty nasty side effects. If you’re one of the guilt-free travelers and damn proud of it, I applaud you (and I’m secretly jealous of your super powers). However, for people like me who are sick for days from too many scones, get jet lag, dehydration, swelling of the legs, and headaches when I don’t keep my health up, here are a few of my tricks to keeping your mind and body in mint condition for all of life’s greatest adventures.
Stay hydrated. The human body is made up of about 55% to 60% of water so think about whether you’d like to be a dried out raisin or a juicy grape. I’ll be a grape any day of the week.
Get your fruit and veggies. One of my favorite things is going to the local farmer’s market. You get to experience a piece of the local culture and try some of the native fruits and vegetables. You’d be surprised by the variety of produce you’ve never tried before. Continue reading “How to Stay Healthy On The Move”