Energy Gels for the Athletic Traveler

by Beth Whitman (November 26th, 2013)

This energy gel stuff is pretty new to me. It wasn’t until I started doing P90X (an extreme workout program) this summer that I became super aware of my protein and carb intake and started making sure that I was getting enough carbs to fuel my workouts and enough protein to build muscle. If you’re [...]

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Eating Well and Traveling Healthy During the Holidays

by Beth Whitman (November 19th, 2013)

As a vegetarian, eating well when I travel is one of the hardest things to accomplish. I struggle with getting enough nutrients and protein while still wanting to eat what the locals are eating. Sometimes it’s just impossible. Case in point is Papua New Guinea, where pork is often served and a vegetarian lunch is [...]

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Adventures in New Orleans Food

by Beth Whitman (October 18th, 2013)

It was more than 20 years since I’d been to New Orleans. For years I attended either Mardi Gras or Jazzfest but stopped when I moved to Seattle and my travel trajectory sent me traveling to Asia. I had wanted to go after Hurricane Katrina but personal circumstances and bad timing prevented that. It was [...]

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