Ah, travelling and diet. One just cannot simply to stick to their diet during a vacation, do they? It’s a real challenge to keep your faith on balanced diet and healthy body when you are constantly tempted with decadent sweets, deep-fried street foods, full-fat diners, or instant noodles. Sticking to heathy diets on-the-go is definitely not easy, especially when you are sailing on exotic, faraway lands such as the Komodo, Indonesia. Sailing on Komodo cruise during the holiday means you will be indulged with arrays of local to international foods, ranging from Japanese sushimi to Italian seafood pasta. However, maintaining a healthy diet while onboard is not entirely impossible. With little preparation and a lot of discipline, you can prevent yourself from bloating, overeating, or ultimately drastically weight gain distress. Here’s what you can do.
Pack Your Own Healthy Snack to the Komodo Cruise
With all the diving, snorkelling, trekking, and thrilling walks with the Komodo Dragon, it’s easy to feel hungry out of your meal time. You’ll want snack. An energy-replenishing snack, a leisure time in-between snack, pre-dinner snack, and all the sort. If you know you’ll be snacking, better prepare yourself with healthy snack from home that you know you won’t be guilty to eat. String cheese, unsalted almonds, granola bars, and grain crackers are easy to obtain and to pack.
Ask for Menu Plan Before Departure
A lot of Komodo cruise allow passengers to get information about meal plan or menu during the sailing trip. This is your chance to see how the cruise menu fits your diet. Some cruises allow personal menu alteration/ adjustment based on special diet or religious restrictions.
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If You Can’t Tailor It, Make Adjustment
If you can’t tailor your own meals during the sailing trip, improve on what you can do. During the breakfast, pass on the processed rolls and don’t take any unfamiliar non-butter spread for your sandwich. Ask for menu of the day and see If you can request any deep-fried foods to be grilled instead—just for you. Swab the famous banana fritters snacks with sliced fresh fruits and veggies.
Resist on Indulging Yourself on Every Meal in the Komodo Cruise
Here comes the hardest part of being on a cruise holiday. Since meals are all-inclusive in Komodo cruise, every meal is prepared at its best. The cruise’s chief chef use every meal time onboard to show off their culinary skills. Each meal is either a representation of local delicacies or a brilliant interpretation of international food. Limit yourself on how many times you can indulge on the decadently delicious foods—don’t be too hard on yourself. Just make sure that your meals include balanced protein, veggies, carbs, and healthy fats.
Keep Yourself Hydrated to Avoid Over Snacking
The Komodo is very hot and you will be either be directly under the sun, trekking the steep hills, or swimming in the saline water. You will need water, a lot. Now, having enough water in your body is key to keep fit during the vacation and stay on healthy diet. When you become dehydrated, your body sometimes misinterpret it as hunger and lead you to cravings. Whenever you feel like snacking, try drinking water and see if the hunger is persistent.