Do you feel unhealthy or like you gain weight while on vacation? Well, the bad news is, common behaviors around food that occur during a vacation can cause you to become heavier, become dehydrated, and feel worse overall. For example, most people don’t account for the 400 fewer calories they burn when sitting in a car all day. The smart thing to do is to adjust the calories you eat in the car to reflect that. Avoid sugary snacks from gas stations and fast food by packing your own cooler full of healthy options.
People on cruises might gain between 5 and 10 pounds thanks to unhealthy eating habits and lack of exercise. Alcohol consumption plays a big role, too. When you’re on a cruise, your only option is to eat out, which means you’re getting food that’s higher calorie and often lower in nutritional content. In fact, people tend