The best way to guarantee that you'll eat well? Have good (healthy, nutritious) food readily available. Many of our athletic-minded community are parents and seek meals that are healthy and easy. Easier said than done, right? Here are some simple ideas/steps and a recipe.
Scary Fact: On average travelers gain 1 to 2 pounds per DAY on cruise vacations. It's not a huge surprise considering that the most often cited reason for taking a cruise is that everything is included. People want (and get) their money's worth
Why would a healthy person want to go on a cruise?
How can it possibly be December 18th? Weren't we just enjoying our smoked turkey from Greenberg Farms last week? HARDLY! Time flies when you are active and on-the-go!
If you are like we, and a little unprepared for the gift giving about to come, we hope these ideas will be helpful:
* Coffee and tea are rich in antioxidants, but white tea has the most
* Herbal tea is really not “tea” but an infusion of herbs & spices
* Coffee has more caffeine than tea
* Tea is easier to prepare and typically costs less
* Coffee stains your teeth more than most teas
Did you know that getting on an airplane increases your risk of a cold OVER 100x?
Here's the scoop:
I typically don't eat red meat; however the flavorful ingredients in this "Cooking Light Magazine" recipe spoke to me...garlic, green onion, chile paste...YUM! And it seemed pretty easy too. Bonus.
The recipe is listed below. I made THREE modifications:
Yoga has been around for thousands of years and first originated in India. Pilates is a relative newbie having been created in the 1920s by Joseph Pilates as a way of rehabilitation. Both offer health benefits, but which is better yoga or pilates? In today’s world physical results rank high as a criterion, but what about the mental and spiritual aspects? Consumers want an exercise experience that is physically challenging, that is a sound value, and creates tangible results.
Several weeks ago we began tweeting. Our twitter address is @healthytravel.
Why tweet? First and foremost to help people stay up to date on all things active and healthy. We also think that athletic-minded travelers, and those trying to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle, are a unique bunch.
This morning I read a WSJ article about getting healthy snacks from a vending machine. The article was interesting and offered solutions for getting fruits and veggies into the hands of hungry workers, but I was frustrated.
After highlighting the technology that can make offering healthy fare via a vending machine a reality, the article continues to point out:
You can now follow Athletic-Minded Traveler on Twitter! Our moniker is @healthytravel. We will keep you up to date (and sometimes even entertained) on all things active and healthy. Today, @WeightNoMoreDC tweeted about quinoa and we let her know that we had a great recipe for the amino-acid rich protein.
We like this recipe because it is flavorful, looks good, and gets rave reviews!