Many people take care of their food habits while traveling. However, people on vacation tend to ignore it at times. Many people travel on vacation or work and tend to neglect their diet when traveling. There is a need to take care of diet and fitness when traveling specifically on vacation. Many people after vacation get stressed out after vacation on getting back to work.
We all are aware that while traveling for vacation or work, we cannot adhere to daily patterns to keep ourselves fit and healthy due to a lack of available resources.
At Medicircle, we are presenting the Ask The Expert Series for health awareness to understand facts and find solutions related to them. We have come up with a series of Sehat Ki Baat, Karishma Ke Saath. Let’s interact with Expert Karishma Shah and Ujwal Rathod about Diet on vacation
Karishma Shah is a Renowned Nutritionist and Plant Diet based Food Coach. She is also a Weight Loss Expert, Diabetes and PCOS Educator & Certified in Psychology of Eating
Ujwal Rathod is a Mr. Model 2019, celebrity trainer, and IAS certified personal trainer and nutritionist.
Guidelines for the frequent travelers on vacation and work
Karishma Shah informs “There are some specific guidelines on traveling as follows
Eat local food when you are traveling. Explore the culture of the place. Carry some healthy foods with yourself. Use local transport Walk and exercise during traveling Explore new places and stay fit by staying active. Use taxi and bus if traveling for long-distance Try to walk for a short distance Explore the place in a local and traditional way.
Precautions to be taken while traveling
Karishma Shah says, “Our small intestine which is called the gut is the second brain of our body. The gut maintains the good bacteria flora. When we tend to change the location and the water diet, there is a shift in the gut bacteria based on one environment. It takes time to adjust to a new place. This is very common. Incorporate the following-
Include Probiotics while traveling Probiotics are available in form of sachets or pills Consume one probiotic sachet or pill This will adjust the good bacteria in the body Rest well for 2 days after traveling Do not start working immediately. Take care of diet for better immunity levels. Eat normal food Consumer probiotics for 2 days more after traveling
This will help people who suffer from a weak gut, low immunity, and allergies.
A healthy balanced diet during vacation
Ujwal Rathod says, “When on vacation, physical activity and movement is a must to keep yourself active. You do not become lazy by focusing on enjoyment. You at least need one activity in the day like walking, jogging, or home workout. An exercise routine is a must with a good healthy diet. We do understand that you cannot follow a healthy diet on vacation. You should eat the right things at the right time. You need a balanced diet on vacation to enjoy food and time. This will help you stay consistent for a healthy life. Follow your “macros” timely.
Know all about macros or macronutrient
Ujwal Rathod says, “To plan your meals accordingly on vacation, you should know the following-
Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Weight and height
Meditation, yoga, and reiki during vacation
Ujwal Rathod says, “Yoga is the key to be healthy right now. It keeps you fit from the inside. With gym workouts, you can work on your physique, keep fit, and look appealing. Meditation will help your brain function to revive. It all starts with the mind. You need to take the “cortisol hormone” which is also called the stress hormone. Yoga should be the eternal part of your daily routine and 30 mins of yoga is a must every morning. This will keep your mind relax and help you go in the right direction. Remember, “Yoga Se Hoga”
(Edited by Dr.Rati Parwani)