6 Foods You Should Avoid As A First-time Flyer In 2018

Are you planning your first air trip in this New Year, 2018? What you consume before you board a plane can determine how your body feels on air and when you eventually arrive at your destination.

This information is very essential for first-time flyers whose main concern should be having minimal or no serious issues on their first time in an airplane.

In order not to further ruin your first air travel experience, Top African Health & Wellness Blog shares six foods you should avoid as a first-time flyer.

Below Are the Foods You Should Avoid If You Are Flying By Air:

 

6 Foods You Should Avoid As A First-time Flyer In 2018


Fried & Fast/Junk Food


If hungry before a flight, you may be tempted to eat fast food. However, you should know that taking fast and junk foods would make digestion difficult for your body. This may lead to heartburn or stomach upset. To avoid these issues on air, try as much as possible to eat a well-balanced diet.

6 Foods You Should Avoid As A First-time Flyer In 2018

Carbonated beverages


Like soda and beer, carbonated beverages can cause bloating. You may feel very uncomfortable during your flight because your stomach will expand when the air pressure changes. Make sure to avoid carbonated drinks before and during flight.

6 Foods You Should Avoid As A First-time Flyer In 2018

Alcohol


The excitement of first air travel may lead you to enjoy alcohol before the flight. Alcohol is not a food but a beverage. Alcoholic beverages are drinks that can seriously disrupt your flight experience. Consuming alcohol can lead to dehydration. Save these drinks for the moment you reach your final destination.


6 Foods You Should Avoid As A First-time Flyer In 2018

Coffee


Air flights leave your body dry already, so when you combine this with the dehydrating features in coffee which contain a high amount of caffeine, you can easily develop a headache or become heavily nauseous.


6 Foods You Should Avoid As A First-time Flyer In 2018


Red meat


If you visit a restaurant to eat before a flight, you should avoid eating red meat as much as possible. Red meat is difficult to digest, and indigestion may cause discomforts for you. Fish is a perfect substitute if you must eat before the flight.

6 Foods You Should Avoid As A First-time Flyer In 2018

 Beans


You should know by now that beans cause gas. You may keep releasing gas (farts) during your flight if you eat beans and it can be very embarrassing. Also, you may seriously cause discomforts to other passengers sitting close to you.



Conclusion: traveling by air can be really exciting, but may also be an unforgettable experience for first-time flyers who do not abide by the tips in this article. To have a wonderful first flight experience, you should follow these tips.

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