How to Lose Weight on a Cruiseby Sherri Eisenberg | September 02, 2016
Surprise! Although cruises have a reputation for indulgence — midnight buffet, anyone? — a cruise may just be the best time to kick-start a fitness and healthy eating program. After all, there's a gym, a spa, and the luxury of time to rest and focus on your health. And not only does every menu have healthy choices — from egg white omelets and avocado on wheat toast at breakfast to grilled meats with steamed vegetables at dinner — you also have chefs at your disposal, on call to create custom dishes to your specifications. What better time to eat healthy than when healthy includes bowls of fresh berries in the morning and grilled pineapple for dessert? Plus, the wide variety of dietary needs on board means you can always find not just low-fat and low-calorie choices, but low-salt and low-sugar options, too.
Here's how to make your next cruise the start of a healthier new you:
Sherri Eisenberg is a New York City-based writer and editor. She is the former editorial director of ShermansCruise.