Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Family Vacation

Vacations don’t have to be all about junk food and rest. An active vacation can promote fitness and healthier eating for the whole family.

The American Council on Exercise suggests:

  • Maintain your healthy lifestyle rules, but be flexible. Watch portion sizes, but truly enjoy the food. Exercise to offset additional calories.
  • Pack healthier snacks if you’re planning on a long plane or car ride.
  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Wash hands frequently.
  • Plan activities such as hiking, scuba diving or snorkeling, skiing, surfing or a walking tour.

Source: HealthDay

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