Our expert says:
People who have to travel for long periods of time generally do find it difficult to eat a balanced diet when they are on the road. It is after all, so easy to quickly buy a burger and fries. But you can pack him healthy snacks such as low-fat yoghurt, fruit, vegetables, dried fruit, lean cold meat, boiled eggs, low-GI bread, and low-energy drinks such as bottled water and a moderate amount of fruit juice. Click on 'Diet'nFood' at the top of this page and do a Search with 'Healthy snacks' to find the articles I have written about this subject. You will have to ensure that any perishable foods are stored in a good cold box together with cold bricks, which should make them keep for the 3 days. Ideally someone who is travelling for such a long time should have a car fridge which can be plugged in to keep food fresh. If this is a possibility you can cook his main meals and pack them into containers to be eaten on the way.
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