Exercising And Eating Healthy

Photo by Diy13/Getty Images. International travel: View of seats and aisles from the back of the plane and tray of healthy plane food.

Pre-travel Personal Planning


Accept that it may be harder to maintain a healthy lifestyle while traveling. The healthy tips listed below will help:

  • Pack healthy, nonperishable snacks in your luggage and carry-ons.
  • Consider packing items like oatmeal for a healthy breakfast option.
  • Bring meals from home to ensure healthy eating options while in flight.
  • Eat more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat options when available, but make sure the food is safe.
  • Avoid fried foods.
  • Drink plenty of water and limit sugar-sweetened beverages and alcohol.
  • Get at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day.
  • Follow general advice about food and water safety when selecting and preparing meals.
Page last reviewed: August 28, 2019