Ask Dr Libby
Email your questions for Dr Libby to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, only a selection of questions can be answered. to help boost my vegetable and nutrient intake.
While flying, I cannot encourage you enough to simply eat when you are hungry and turn down any other meals you are offered. More often than not you will be offered far more food than is needed, and as flying dehydrates us, sometimes we can feel hungry when we are actually thirsty. It’s important to stay hydrated so drink plenty of water and avoid caffeine and alcohol – these can dehydrate you further and can make it more difficult to get quality rest on the plane.
Q: How many eggs can I eat per week? Kindest, Judith
Whole eggs are very nutritious. They contain highquality protein, nourishing fats, vitamin E, vitamin B12, vitamin A, iron, zinc, selenium and lutein, a carotenoid that supports eye health. They also contain cholesterol. Cholesterol isn’t ‘‘bad’’ – it plays many essential (yes, essential!) roles in the body, but historically there was concern that dietary cholesterol would
On long-haul flights try to opt for light meals with a high vegetable content.