Ketogenic diets can be difficult to plan and implement like most diets. Travelling or going on a holiday will not make this easier. So here are some tips for you to keep the diet even while on the holiday. It is important to note that you may not be able to keep keto 100% but the best you can manage should suffice until you get back to routine life. You can get the benefits of keto and still have a blast with your loved ones.
1. Carry Keto Snacks:
You may be able to fined keto friendly food only in some places you are visiting. But this is not the cases in many places while travelling. In addition you have all the distractions possible to lure you away from the diet. So you need to do some planning ahead and carry some food with you when you find something Keto friendly. If you are going by car, you can even get a mini cooler and store some veggies and snacks in there.
2. Cook earlier:
If you are intending to cook your own Keto food wherever you go, you may need to do some serious adjustments in timing. You can make your own food or snacks a little ahead of time so that you always have time to catch up with the others.
3. Ask the restaurants:
When you are planning your trip you can always call the restaurants or hotels and ask them about the food they offer. If you find places that provide Keto friendly food, this may be the best option for you. This takes off the pressure od cooking or planning meals off your shoulders. You can also check their website online to see if they offer nutritional information about their menus.
4. Do your research:
Before embarking on the trip, or even deciding which places you want to visit, do your research online. Once you have decided which city you are visiting, try searching for Keto friendly places there. There are also many apps that can help you plan your trip based on your diet preferences. If you are lucky you may even find local vendors of food trucks that cater to you Keto food needs.
5. The right hotel:
If you are planning on cooking your own meals you may need to find a hotel that gives you a small kitchen attached to your room. Most hotels have small refrigerators that you can use to store your Keto ingredients. Figure out the right kind of hotel room in a suitable hotel accordingly. You can also find our the grocery stores and markets nearby if you intend on staying there for a longer duration of time.
Now you may be thinking this may be a lot of trouble to do while travelling. But the truth is keeping a keto diet while on a trip can actually be great for you. While on the trio, you can consume low-carb, high-fat foods and feel full after every meal. You don’t have the additional stress on your shoulders of gaining holiday weight while you are still having a fun time. You don’t feel bloated or guilty and hence with some prior planning have an amazing vacation!