• Posts Tagged ‘travel nutrition’

    The perils of the processed snacks for frequent travellers

    by  • June 24, 2019 • Snacks, Travel Nutrition, Travel Wellbeing • 0 Comments

    Travelling for work often requires picking up drinks and snacks along the way.  When selecting a snack, our hope is that the ‘healthy choice should be the easy choice’.  But when our working life involves frequent travel, convenience is paramount and the long shelf life, pre-packaged, easy to carry processed snack is often the...

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    Dietary supplements and jet lag; do they help?

    by  • May 21, 2019 • Health, Jet lag, Jetlag, Long haul flights, Travel Nutrition, Travel Wellbeing, Working productively • 0 Comments

    essential oils and capsules with herbs on science sheet

    Would taking a dietary supplement help to relieve jet lag when travelling long haul? The more time zones we cross, the greater the disturbance to our biological clocks.  Business travel can mess with our circadian rhythms, causing the hormones that help us wake, sleep and digest food, to kick off at inappropriate times. The...

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    Five easy to store, take on board meal containers

    by  • March 28, 2019 • Healthy Meals, Travel diets, Travel Nutrition • 0 Comments

    If you travel frequently then you’re probably sick to death of airline food, terminal fast food outlets and petrol station snacks.  Especially if you have a food intolerance or severe allergy.  Also, it’s true that most of us find controlling our weight and maintaining a healthier diet easier when we have access to familiar...

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    How to Eat to Sleep on Business Travel

    by  • March 3, 2019 • Sleep • 0 Comments

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    Neuroscientist Matthew Walker tells us that the best way to stay healthy is to sleep well, but business travel can wreak havoc with our sleep. His research found that insufficient sleep compromises the immune system, disrupts blood sugar levels and increases our risk of accidents and injury.  It is also the most important lifestyle...

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    Locating non-dairy milk substitutes when travelling for business

    by  • October 12, 2018 • Special Diet, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The popularity of non-dairy milk drinks has increased along with the trend for many people, towards a plant-based diet.  According to the market research company Mintel, sales in non-dairy milk substitutes have increased by 30% since 2015 and the most popular supermarket purchase is the almond drink.  But what about the choice of milk...

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    Hydration and business travel in the heat

    by  • August 20, 2018 • Hydration • 0 Comments

    Hydration is always a challenge when travelling on business, especially when there is a heatwave.   The northern hemisphere summer has been super-hot, but work must go on.  Travelling for business can be tough when we start to swelter.   Fatigue, headaches and dizziness are the first signs that we are drying up. The time is...

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    Business travel on a gluten free diet

    by  • June 17, 2018 • Special Diet • 0 Comments

    The life of a business traveller with gluten intolerance is now vastly improved compared with a few years ago. Awareness of special dietary requirements is well established.   The choice and quality of food available for those with gluten sensitivity is good, but perils still exist.  Travelling away from home, working meal meetings, conferences and...

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