We all know that travel can be stressful on the body. Here are 7 tips to make your next vacation as happy and healthy as possible:

  1. Take A Probiotic Supplement.  Ensure you’re incorporating a high quality probiotic supplement in addition to regularly consuming fermented foods such as natto and sauerkraut to guarantee a healthy gut prior to your departure.

  2. Take Vitamin D. Including a vitamin D supplement in your daily routine would be very beneficial to boost your immune system and to regulate your mood

  3. Fly At Night Whenever Possible. If possible, aim to travel at night to reduce your exposure to EMF. This is preferable to daytime flying as the Earth blocks much of the sun’s radiation at night.

  4. Sweep The Hotel Room With A Natural Sanitation Product.A clean sweep of the hotel room in which you are staying can make a world of difference. Unnecessarily exposing yourself to foreign pathogens can be avoided by using a natural sanitation product to quickly wipe down common areas of contamination such as the toilet, sink, and doorknobs.

  5. Take Astaxanthin To Reduce Free Radical Damage. Harmful free radical damage and radiation can be mitigated with the use of a powerful antioxidant supplement such as Astaxanthin. Astaxanthin is a carotenoid antioxidant 65 times more powerful than vitamin C, 14 times more powerful than vitamin E, and 54 times more powerful than vitamin E. While traveling it can be particularly beneficial as it is capable of absorbing UVB and potentially reducing DNA damage.

  6. Ginger To The Rescue! Carrying ginger with you can be a lifesaver in times of digestive upset, nausea, and motion sickness. Ginger can also help to improve malabsorption of essential nutrients of essential nutrients in the body.

  7. Eat Quality Food & Drink Lots of Clean Water. Packing your own food for the journey in addition to preparing it for the duration of your journey is one of the best ways to avoid exposure to harmful conditions. Looking for a suite or hotel with a small kitchenette can be hugely beneficial.

Natalia Alvarez

Natalia is a student studying Nutritional Sciences and Economics at the University of British Columbia. Natalia became interested in nutrition and medicine while enrolled in the professional program at Goh Ballet Academy. There, she regularly met with Nutritionists to ensure she was eating the right foods to fuel her body and reach the highest level of fitness required.Following dance inflicted injuries, Natalia decided to hang up her pointe shoes and delve into her other passion, the medicine of nutrition.