International Flight? Don’t Dehydrate, Electrolyte Now!

Fresh squeezed juice with electrolytes to drink before long flights

Before any International flight drinking these smoothies and drinks will help you acclimate much more quickly once you get to your destination.

Sitting on an International flight for hours passing the time away with movies, magazines and music so many times we forget to take in fluids. Did you know when you fly over 5 hours your body starts to react as if you were walking in the desert for hours? Your body is craving fluids! The time to start taking care of your body is a day or two before your flight with an intake of electrolytes. You can drink Gatorade or other store-bought drinks but why not prepare deliciously tasty ones at home. Here are some recipes to get you on your way before heading to the airport. A little warning, as good as these taste unfortunately you won’t pass through airport security with these beverages. Be smart, have your drink at home then make sure you drink plenty of water on your flight. You will feel wonderful and energetic when you arrive at your destination.

The Easiest

  • 1 bottle or can of V8 vegetable juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup orange juice

Citrus Cringe

  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 squeezed orange
  • 1 liter water

Tropical

  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp honey, agave or stevia
  • 1 liter water

Thick and Fruity

  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice or 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup water with ice

Get creative and come up with delicious recipes of your own. This is perfect not only when taking an International flight but also long drives or even just sitting on a warm sandy beach for the day. Have fun finding your perfect recipe and enjoy!

5 Comments:

  1. that’s great advice, thanks!
    I heard about the whole electrolite-thing a lot but don’t really like taking supplements. That’s a great alternative

  2. Nice ideas to stay hydrated and I’m going to add a couple of your smoothie recipes to my diet. I write often about staying well when traveling too. Perhaps a collaborative post one day?!

  3. Thank you for these hydrating recipes! Its good even for everyday or during workout 🙂

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