What’s the best food to eat when fly­ing?

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get qual­ity rest on the plane. in­crease blood choles­terol lev­els. We now know that the choles­terol in the foods we eat ac­tu­ally has very lit­tle im­pact on our blood lev­els.

There isn’t a spe­cific num­ber of eggs per week that I rec­om­mend – it de­pends on what nour­ishes you. How­ever, as a very gen­eral guide, I would sug­gest a max­i­mum of one egg­based meal per day, as more than this may be­gin to im­pact on the va­ri­ety of foods that you eat. En­joy­ing a wide va­ri­ety of real, whole foods is es­sen­tial to en­sure you are get­ting a bal­anced spread of nu­tri­ents each day.

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On long-haul flights try to opt for light meals with a high veg­etable con­tent.

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