Take long flights (or car trips) without access to healthy food, different time zones, stress from travelling, lack of sleep, and the allure of new and fun places to eat – and it’s easy to feel “off” after a couple of days.
Going on vacation doesn’t have to mean that you take a vacation from your healthy habits – it’s just a matter of how you pack! Our friend, holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy of Joyous Health has plenty of healthy travel tips, starting with what she packs in her suitcase.
As Joy likes to say, “I don’t go on vacation from my healthy habits, they travel with me!”
Whether you’ve got a big vacation planned, are travelling for work, or just heading away for the weekend, check out Joy’s essential items to pack.
Joy McCarthy is the Founder of Joyous Health, a Certified Holistic Nutritionist and best-selling author. A trusted nutrition expert, Joy has been featured in hundreds of publications both online and in print; and is a regular health expert on TV. Through her innate drive to inspire others, Joy has created numerous online programs and eBooks under JOYOUS U and is a faculty member at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition. Joy lives in Toronto with her husband Walker and their daughter Vienna.