It's summer, and that means lots of us will be taking trips somewhere and enjoying the local cuisine. So how do you come back from a trip as healthy -- or healthier -- than when you began?
You have to be careful about what you eat and you have to think "moderation," according to the American Dietetic Association.
That means: stay active; think fruit for breakfast before adding a protein; have a salad for lunch (it's bulky). Just watch the dressing!; be choosy about calories (think lean protein such as chicken, fish, lean roast beef or pork tenderloin; watch nighttime eating; and share dessert (if you have to have it)
I recently went to Cabo and was enjoying a strong number of pina coladas daily. Though I know they are calorie crazy, I didn't feel guilty at all until I realized how much I was spending each day on them. There went a second day of jet skiing...
Staying on a budget so you can enjoy the activities your vacay spot has to offer (a beachside massage thankfully still fit into my plans) is a great way to avoid overindulging