What food to choose on board the plane: advice of flight attendants

By TravelWiseJul 13, 2023 14:37 PMNews
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What food to choose on board the plane: advice of flight attendants
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Airplane passengers are often picky and prefer chocolate and chips among the meals on board. However, flight attendants believe that attention should be shifted to other dishes that they eat themselves.

This is reported by The Washington Post. First, most flight attendants suggest eating foods rich in sodium because it keeps energy levels high and reduces puffiness.

We are talking about vegetable sticks made of carrots or celery, protein bars, dried fruits, and nuts. However, it is recommended to avoid peanuts because of possible allergic reactions in other passengers.

Michael Rice, a flight attendant at a low-cost airline, recommends eating bananas. "When you first start working, you often take, say, six bananas with you. By the time you land, they all turn brown or black," he said. So it's enough to take only one or two on board.

Another stewardess suggested foods such as eggs and fish fillets, although odors can be a controversial topic here. In general, it is believed that passengers should avoid food with a strong odor on an airplane.

Crew members, for example, say that they find the smells of cooked eggs, fish, and even broccoli to be the most irritating. One flight attendant said: "When someone opens a container of broccoli, I immediately start to feel sick. It's disgusting."

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