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How to Eat Healthy on the Road

Watch more Road Trip Tips videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to eat healthy on the road with these food-on-the-go tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Pack some breakfast bars Eat something for breakfast to rev up your metabolism. Try low-fat, low-sugar breakfast bars made with whole grains -- they're easy to pack when traveling. Step 2: Drink lots of water Dehydration can trick you into thinking you're hungry. Be sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day. Step 3: Snack on whole grain crackers Skip salty, high-calorie snacks like potato chips and pretzels in favor of baked whole grain crackers. Tip Add some protein, like low-fat cheese or peanut butter, to keep your appetite under control between meals. Step 4: Lunch on lean protein Choose a lean protein, such as grilled chicken or turkey, for lunch. It will give you more energy than greasy burgers and fries and keep your calorie intake low. Step 5: Eat a granola bar to keep energy levels up If you're feeling the late-afternoon slump, skip the candy bars and cakes and snack on a handful of unsalted nuts and dried fruit. Tip High-carbohydrate snacks will give you an instant energy boost but you'll crash a few hours later. Step 6: Split dinner Most hotels and restaurants serve overly generous portions. Share with your travel companion or take half of it home so you don't eat more than you need in one sitting. Step 7: Enjoy fruit for dessert Order a fruit cup for dessert, or stock up on fruit for your hotel fridge to enjoy a healthy treat when that sweet tooth hits. Did You Know? Just one fast food meal can contain an entire day's worth of calories, sodium, and fat.
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