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Tips for Eating Heart Healthy on Vacation

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Depending on your method of travel, consider snacks such as dried fruits, seeds, nuts, and beef jerky. Veggies such as carrot sticks and celery packs easily can be carried outside of an ice chest for short periods of time. Apples also pack well and are less prone to bruising than other fruits such as bananas or apricots. Try to avoid alcohol, sodas, and fruit drinks with added sugars. As an alternative, carry a water bottle which can be refilled.

Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations, American Heart Association, 21 May 2010, http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/Diet-and-Lifestyle-Recommendations_UCM_305855_Article.jsp

Reviewed May 25, 2011
Edited by Alison Stanton

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I'm glad you mentioned grocery store delis as a source of healthful food. We just returned from an overnight trip to Sedona. We had dinner at the Safeway deli and lunch at the Basha's deli. Salad bars are great, too, if you can find them.

May 26, 2011 - 3:06pm
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