What are the essential ingredients for a holiday? Sun? Swimming? A change of scene? A lie in? It’s different for everyone but many of us would consider ‘special’ food and drink an important part of a great holiday. But as we know, typical ‘treat’ foods are usually the foods which don’t do our health any favours – the ultra-processed foods high in sugar and refined starches, confectionery, cakes, biscuits and ice cream. Fizzy and alcoholic drinks are on the same list.
So, is there a way to do holiday food without the downside of weight gain or getting into habits which are hard to break when the holiday’s over? Here are a few ideas;Continue reading “Staycation eating: ways to stay healthy and develop helpful habits”