4 Natural Travel Essentials to Pack for Your Next Vacation


With summer in full swing and vacations on the horizon, the last thing you want is to let an illness or injury to stop you from enjoying your hard-earned time away. By being prepared for your next trip, you can avoid common issues that can arise while on vacation: gastrointestinal upset, travel bugs, insomnia, nausea and indigestion. Below are 4 essentials to keep the whole family healthy on your next trip!

1) Avoid the Travel Bug with Probiotics

2) Boost Your Immune System and Speed Wound Healing with Vitamin C

 

 

3) Catch Some Zzz’s With Melatonin + Valerian Root + GABA

4) Double Hitter: Quell Nausea and Indigestion with Ginger

 

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Shaw, G., Lee-Barthel, A., Ross, M., Wang, B., & Baar, K. (2016). Vitamin C–enriched gelatin supplementation before intermittent activity augments collagen synthesis. The American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition, 105(1), 136-143. http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.116.138594

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