Jumping on a big jet plane and heading overseas to escape the cold? We don’t blame you. Long haul flights can play havoc on our bodies though – dehydration, low immunity and not to mention jet lag once your arrive. Preparation is key – Load up on these superfoods during and post flight to make sure you land in the best shape possible.
LEMONS – Immune booster, antibacterial, alkalizing plus keeps you well hydrated. Sip on water with lemon during and after your flight.
GINGER – Helps fight off any congestion from the plane and also rich in melatonin (the hormone that helps us sleep and will also help your body recover from jet lag)
BANANA – Loaded with magnesium to help relax your muscles also helps the release of melatonin
TURMERIC – If you’re feeling a bit sick once you land and a couple days later load up on turmeric. Anti-inflammatory and immune booster
PUMPKIN SEEDS – Loaded with good fats and magnesium to help you relax and get a good nights rest.
Other tips + tricks
- Stay well hydrated
- Eat light on the plane
- Get out in the sunshine (helps regulate your body clock once you land)
- Sweat it out
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