BEFORE prepping your meal on the plane, you might miss out on a bread roll.
Experts have revealed why you should never eat it, unless you want to feel nauseous after landing.
Dr. Charles Platkin, executive director of Hunter College NYC’s Center for Food Policy, reviewed several airline meals and warned that foods high in carbohydrates won’t fill you up and It also makes you feel tired when you get there.
Sadly, that also means foods like pasta and cakes aren’t on the list either unless you want to feel sick during the holidays.
I said Travel & Leisure: “Eating lots of heavy carbs like pasta with thick and thick sauces, bread, muffins, or cakes will leave you feeling sluggish, irritable, and full or full.
“Your blood sugar will spike and then drop, which will negatively impact how you feel.”
Not only that, they won’t even taste as good as in the sky as you would expect.
Taste is affected by the pressure difference in the cabin, which lowers your blood oxygen levels.
That means the part of your nervous system that responds to your smell becomes less sensitive, making your sense of smell worse.
Fritz Gross, culinary excellence director at LSG Sky Chefs Asia Pacific explains that there are two meals to choose from if you want them to be delicious – and rice or stew.
This is because they can be reheated easily without losing texture or flavor.
“We can simmer it and reheat it over and over again and it will still be a stew,” he said.
Thankfully, there are things to do that can make you more appetizing, if you really want to enjoy a meal of creamy pasta.
Professor Charles Spence, a taste and food expert, says the noise of an airplane’s engine can make food taste up to 10 per cent more bitter.
He told Telegraph: “Bringing a pair of noise-cancelling headphones can really be one of the simplest ways to make food and drink taste better at altitude.
“Lower cabin pressure, dry cabin air and loud engine noise all contributed to our inability to taste and smell food and drink.”
And these are the Five drinks you shouldn’t order on a flight – and the one that you should.
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