times have you been on a business trip
and just been too busy to have a proper
lunch? With today’s fast-paced
lifestyle, it is important to follow
these essential guidelines to proper
nutrition and good eating habits on the
selecting meat, poultry, dry beans,
and milk or milk products, make
choices that are lean, low-fat or
the right food means consuming a
sufficient amount of fruits and
vegetables. Select from all five
vegetable subgroups (dark green,
orange, legumes, starchy vegetables
and other vegetables) several times
Consume three or more
ounce-equivalents of whole-grain
products per day. In general, at
least half the grains should come
from whole grains.
part of your good eating habits
during your travels, consume three
cups per day of fat-free or low-fat
milk or equivalent milk products.
Consume less than 10 percent of
calories from saturated fatty acids
and less than 300 mg/day of
cholesterol, and keep trans-fatty
acid consumption as low as possible.
total fat intake between 20 to 35
percent of calories.
those long trips, choose beverages
with little added sugars or caloric
importantly, eating the right food
on the road should not jeopardize
your safety or that of other drives.
Do not drive and eat at the same
time, since you lose track of the
type and quantities of food you are
consuming as well as distracting you
from your driving.
Remember that proper nutrition can
make the difference between feeling
great and feeling just
okay—especially when traveling.
Proper nutrition is easy to
maintain, even on the road. In fact,
all you need to do to ensure your
health and well being is to follow
the simple steps, outlined above.