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Healthy and Delicious Meals For On-The-Go Travel Nurses

Because of your busy lifestyle as a travel nurse, you may turn to the convenience of fast food even though you know it’s not the healthiest choice. There are better options, though; if you plan ahead, you can enjoy healthy and delicious meals on the go. Healthy and Delicious Meals for On-the-Go Travel Nurses: Breakfast Choices How often have you run out the door without breakfast and found yourself dragging by mid-morning? This doesn’t have to happen. First, think smoothies. They will give you plenty of nutrition and flavor, and if you make them up ahead of time, you can…

Healthy Meal Prepping Tips for Travel Nurses

PRN Healthcare provided this article. For many travel nurses, eating healthy can often feel like a chore due to them being on the go and not having enough time. Many travel nurses will often get into the habit of “eating out” and ordering “take-out food” as options while traveling. These options may be convenient at the time, but they can get expensive. Also, many takeout meals are not the healthiest for you and can contain high levels of sodium and sugars, which can increase your risk of heart disease or stroke. In the meantime, save some of those takeout meals for…

Healthy Meal Delivery Options for Travel Nurses

Eating healthy can be difficult for anyone. Add packing up and moving every 13 weeks or more. That makes it even more difficult. Many fast food delivery options now exist, including Door Dash and Grub Hub. However, these are not always healthy meal options. The question was asked in our Facebook network group about healthy meal delivery options. There were four main responses. We have listed them below with a little information to help you decide which is the best healthy meal option for you. Hello Fresh Hello Fresh is a meal delivery service. They have different meal plans to…

Meal Prepping for Travel Nurses on the Go

Photo by Willian Justen de Vasconcellos on Unsplash Meal prep for travel nurses can be a great tool for healthy eating. Whether it’s traveling to a new state or a city or two away, one of the things that most traveler nurses don’t consider is what they will be eating. For some travel nurses, it might be easy to get into the habit of eating out. Yes, it may be convenient, but the more often it happens, the more it adds up and gets pricey. Additionally, the everyday takeout might not make you feel your best. Many of the foods…

High-Energy Meals to Help you Power Through Your Shift (& COVID-19)

This article was provided by Jackson Nurse Professionals. 42% of nurses are skipping their lunch and dinner breaks during the pandemic, putting their health at risk for the care of their patients. Pandemic or not, the job of a nurse is both physically and mentally draining, so it’s critically important to keep your body and mind running at peak efficiency throughout your shift. While it may be hard to find the motivation to pack a meal in your backpack each day, we’ve got a quick and simple solution that can help you save money and stay energized: meal prepping. It…

Instant Pot Meal Prep for Travel Nurses

Meal prepping and quick meals are a must for busy travel nurses. The Instant Pot makes meal prep and quick meals so much easier. Allie and Michael Wright have been meal prepping and using their Instant Pot to save money and time since August of 2019. Below you will find a recipe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner that they prepped and made for their day. They say that they stick to a $65 a week budget for 2 adults and it has worked for them. They do say they buy as little meat/animal products as possible. They tend to get…

Comfort Meals for Travel Nurses to Try This Fall

This article provided by: Titan Medical We get it at Titan Medical, as a travel nurse you are constantly on the move and we are here to make your fall evenings easier by sharing simple comfort meals to throw into your crock-pot to do the cooking. Comfort foods according to oxford are defined as: food that provides consolation or a feeling of well-being, typically any with a high sugar or other carbohydrate content and associated with childhood or home cooking. Now you can cozy up to a homemade meal that took hardly any time to throw together! Comfort Meals White…

10 Healthy Meal Planning Tips For Travel Nurses

This article is provided by Host Healthcare As a travel nurse, you are always on the go. From traveling between assignments to the fast pace work responsibilities, your days can be jam-packed. One of the things that suffer during busy days is eating healthy meals. Lack of healthy meals could lead to fatigue, lack of concentration, and more serious conditions like obesity. That is why we created these 10 healthy meal planning tips for travel nurses. Identify Healthy Meals. The first step to eating healthy is knowing what to eat. Healthy meal planning tips for travel nurses start with knowing…

Share the Love Giveaway

Share the Love Giveaway   February is a month filled with love, passion, and of course, heart health! February is American Heart Month, a time when all people can focus on their cardiovascular health. The Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention is shining a light on hypertension (high blood pressure), a leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke. ACLS is geared towards healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies or personnel in emergency response.   Log in/Register and navigate to “Education” under your member benefits to receive your…

Tips for Managing Chronic Illness While Travel Nursing

Travel nurses deserve all the praise in the world. Considering the physically and mentally demanding nature of the work, it’s incredible how they can care for others the way they do. Those managing a chronic illness while navigating a travel nursing career are even more deserving of praise. Chronic diseases are complicated to deal with on their own. Add a demanding job like nursing and the difficulty multiplies. Still, it’s doable. First, know what’s available to you through your health insurance. Understand the resources available, how much they’ll cost, and the medical help you can get as you travel to…