Our expert says:
I hear what you say and must agree that the life of a cabin attendant must be very difficult. You will have to see where you can fit in some exercise, such as going for brisk walks where ever you are on stopovers and breaks between flying. From a dietary point of view living in the 21st century is an advantage because there are so many ready-to-eat foods which require the minimum of storage (refrigeration, etc). You need to do what I call creative shopping at stores like Woolworths. They have a whole range of foods that are suitable for low-fat eating. Then you can buy the following for breakfast: Get-up-and-Go or breakfast bars or energy bars, fruit juice and low-fat yoghurt; lunches wholewheat crackers with fat-free cottage cheese, dried fruit, nuts; suppers the low-fat meals in the Woolies range - you can heat them up with the passenger's food I presume. If there is any fridge space you can also buy fruit that does not easily get damaged like apples, hard pears, bananas (not too ripe) and plums which make excellent snacks. You can also make fruit smoothies (crushed fresh fruit, honey, yoghurt or milk) which you can store in the fridge and wholesome soups that you can freeze (use plenty of fresh vegetables and stock cubes plus noodles or cooked rice to make such soups).
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