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The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s can derail even the most meticulous diet and exercise plan, especially if you’re traveling to another city or country to visit your family. You’ll have unexpected obligations, unfamiliar surroundings, and—if your family is anything like mine—giant holiday meals to contend with during those six festive weeks. However, if you go into the holidays…

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It’s been an adjustment getting used to wearing masks while traveling, during holiday gatherings and in public places like the grocery store. But it’s clear that in order to protect those around us from getting sick, masks are here to stay. Thankfully, the variety of masks to choose from has expanded over the past few months.  If you’re struggling with…

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The internet has brought about a rampant spread of misinformation about healthcare in the world. But when it comes to preventing the spread of illness, it’s important that we’re aware of the facts—especially if we find ourselves in enclosed spaces like planes, trains and buses. Here are some common myths about preventing illness and the facts to refute them.  MYTH…

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This year, it’s going to be different. In 2020, we’re all going to work hard, quit those bad habits and be better people in general. And for those of us who travel, this is the time when we resolve to keep our cool in the security line, behave ourselves on the airplane and eat more healthily when we’re away from…

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Healthy travel doesn’t start at your boarding call. Here are the most important steps to take long before you pack your bags: 1. Start with a Healthy Gut Yes, I’m talking about the probiotic craze. They can be a lifesaver when you’re traveling to destinations notorious for tummy troubles. But don’t start taking them after your plane touches down. Begin…

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The holiday season is characterized by parties, shopping, gift wrapping and family gatherings. You can also argue that this season is also notorious for waiting in line, spending, traffic and crowds. This is especially true when it comes to traveling during the holidays. Thanksgiving especially is when the traffic and crowds associated with travel hit an all-time high, with people…

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Jet lag can be one of the fastest killers of a great vacation. When you only have a few days in a new country, you don’t want to waste precious time sleeping. It isn’t always easy to recover when you’re jumping time zones. The fatigue, disorientation, and even nausea associated with jet lag can put a serious damper on your…

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