Healthy Travel Tips
Research Food & Stock Up at Destination Plan & Prep! Make Snack Packs before you go! Ideas: dry cereal, nuts, seeds, dried fruit. Pack non-perishables: shelf-stable non-dairy milks, oats, chia seeds, nuts, dried fruit. Google nearby grocery stores or healthy food stores before you go. Pick up once there: carrots, cucumbers, celery, hummus, guacamole, fruit, mixed greens, and canned beans. Yelp or Google are fabulous sources for crowd-sourcing healthy, well-rated restaurants.
Ayurveda: A Seasonal Symphony
According to the ancient Indian healing system of Ayurveda, working with the rhythms of nature can lead to a balanced mind and body. The three doshas (mind-body types or constitutions) in Ayurveda align with three seasons as well as times of the day, and times of your life: Kapha = Spring; 6-10 am and pm; childhood Pitta = Summer; 10-2 am and pm; middle age Vata = Winter; 2-6 am and pm; old age Once you discover your dosha (see Resources for an online quiz to help determine t