The 5 Healthiest Airlines – the best food in the sky over the US

If you’ve ever had a bad dining experience on an airplane and are still permanently scarred by that rubbery chicken dinner, you’re probably anxiously awaiting the day when the healthy food trend hits airline menus. Guess what? We’re here! Well, almost.

While they aren’t exactly renowned for serving five-star cuisine, a nutrition professor from the City University of New York has rated the best and worst menus of US domestic airlines, providing the perfect guide for any frequent flyer.

Over the last 12 years Charles Platkin, also known as the “Airline Food Bully,” has researched and tested numerous airline foods served to economy-class passengers, in the hope of both educating flyers and revamping menus.

Here’s Platkin’s list of the five healthiest airlines . . . read more here


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How to Be Healthy on a Cruise

Traveling on a humongous ship from port to port with thousands of strangers is revered as one of the best ways to travel. But for better or worse, the term “cruise” has also become synonymous with the 24/7 access to extravagant buffets, endless supplies of pizza and booze, and the subsequent binge eating.

Yet in response to today’s increasingly health-conscious world, cruise lines have taken measures to improve the passengers’ experience by ensuring an amazing time without threatening your waistline.

If you’re joining in on the fun during the peak of cruising-season, you’ll definitely want to keep these tips in mind for a healthy vacation. Read more here…….

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3rd case of Novel Coronavirus (NCoV) confirmed in the UK

The World Health Organisation has been advised of another confirmed case of infection with the novel coronavirus (NCoV).  This is the third case confirmed in the country this month and is in the same family cluster as the two recently confirmed cases.

The latest confirmed case does not have recent travel history outside the UK.  The case is recovering from mild respiratory illness and is currently well.

The confirmation with NCoV in this case with no recent travel history indicates that infection was acquired in the UK. Although this new case offers further indications of person-to-person transmission, no sustained person-to-person transmission has been identified.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) is following up on all close contacts