Eating Well While Traveling
Kids are out of school and it is vacation time. Eating healthy while traveling can pose challenges, but with advanced planning, is very doable. These are some tips shared by Robard the maker of our delicious nutritional products.
When traveling by car, packing healthy snacks in a cooler along with water and fruit juice ensures easy access to food when needed. In nice weather, rest stops with picnic tables are ideal for meals on the road. If planning to purchase meals research restaurants located along the route and using their Web sites to get menus and nutrition information for healthy choices.
Cruises are fraught with opportunities to overeat, but also can cater to special dietary needs. Ask the Cruise Line to prepare your meals with less fats and add more vegetables to your meal. Portion control is key when presented with so many options and opportunities to eat.
On the other hand, flying necessitates bringing food on board. The best option is to bring healthy foods from home that travel well and can be kept at room temperature. Etcetera’s high protein nutritional products are ideal. After clearing security, purchasing some bottled water or filling a refillable bottle is a good idea, as well as being equipped with glucose tablets or other solid hypoglycemia treatments.
Depending on the destination, dining options may include unfamiliar cuisines and ingredients. Again, plan by researching some popular local dishes will guide food choices. Accommodations with microwave and refrigerator allow the most control over food choices. Packing a few dishes and utensils make it possible to prepare hot meals.
Consulting a medical professional before traveling to help plan meals could be very helpful. They can suggest healthy food choices, give guidance on portion and nutritional balance and offer high protein products.
Free consultation and more information call Etcetera Medical at 661-259-8884.
ADVERTISE WITH US
A big shout out to the Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons for letting us shoot our cover at their beautiful “freshly carpeted” facility. We struggle every year to find a “cool” spot to take our cover photograph for the Michael Hoefflin Foundation and...read more
The Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Children’s Cancer is proud to present their 26th Annual Evening Under the Stars Gala Dinner and Charity Auction. They are a local non-profit for children’s cancer and are pleased to be able to once again host this exciting event....read more
Nominations are closed, and the next class of SCV 40 Under Forty nominees is in! Below you will find the list of 96 nominees for the 2019 SCV 40 Under Forty Awards. JCI Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Magazine would like to congratulate the next generation of...read more
ABOUT THE MAGAZINE
Santa Clarita Magazine has set a high standard for excellence in advertising for over 29 years. A family owned and operated business, Santa Clarita Magazine has grown with the Santa Clarita Valley since 1990 and become the #1 place to advertise locally.