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Episode 212: Stress-Fighting Travel Snacks

Drama-Free Healthy Living With Jess Cording

Release Date: 05/28/2024

Welcome to The Drama-Free Healthy Living Podcast! In today's episode, we're diving into the world of travel stress and how to eat well on the go. Whether you're jet-setting across the globe or embarking on a road trip adventure, we've got you covered with practical tips and delicious food suggestions to keep you fueled and feeling your best. Here's what we'll cover: 

Segment 1: Acknowledge the Stress

  • Traveling can be overwhelming, but it's okay to feel stressed.

  • We discuss the challenges of overstimulation and anxiety during travel.

  • Emphasize the importance of acknowledging stress without beating yourself up about it.

Segment 2: Fuel Your Body

  • Eating well is crucial for managing stress while traveling.

  • Highlight the stress-fighting properties of certain foods.

  • Prioritize blood sugar balance, hydration, and stress-fighting ingredients in your meals.

  • Share personal favorites like greens powder for convenience.

Segment 3: Have a Plan

  • Planning ahead is key to eating well on the go.

  • Discuss strategies for finding healthy options at airports or packing snacks for the journey.

  • Recommend using insulated lunch bags to keep perishables fresh.

Segment 4: What to Eat

  • Let go of perfection and focus on stable blood sugar levels.

  • Offer a variety of travel-friendly food options, including eggs, nuts & seeds, berries, leafy greens, oily fish, whole grains, yogurt, avocado, and raw vegetables.

  • Highlight the importance of nutrient density and convenience.

Segment 5: Snack Combos

  • Provide quick and easy snack combinations for busy travelers.

  • Discuss the benefits of hummus & veggies, yogurt with nuts or fruit, and nut butter with banana, apple, or crackers.

  • Encourage listeners to experiment with different flavor combinations and find what works best for them.


As you embark on your next travel adventure, remember that eating well doesn't have to be complicated. By acknowledging stress, fueling your body with nutritious foods, having a plan in place, and packing smart snack options, you can stay energized and nourished no matter where your journey takes you. Thanks for tuning in to [Podcast Name]! Safe travels, and bon appétit! 🌍✈️


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