Thanksgiving is a time for food, family, and relaxation, but for health care workers, it can be one of the busiest days of the year. To ensure a safe and healthy holiday weekend, Dr. Nidhi Kumar of CBS New York provides travel health tips and advice.
As millions of Americans are expected to travel, Dr. Kumar emphasizes the importance of getting vaccinated, wearing a mask, and staying active during travel. Additionally, she encourages travelers to set medication reminders to stay healthy.
When it comes to the feast, Dr. Kumar warns about consuming too much salt and advises staying hydrated. She suggests being mindful of alcohol consumption and offers tips for alternative drinks that can keep you hydrated while still enjoying your meal with family and friends.
To maintain mental health during the holidays, Dr. Kumar provides advice on diet, exercise, sleep, relaxation techniques, and helping others. Her full interview can be watched on CBS New York’s website for more advice on staying healthy during the Thanksgiving holiday.
With so much going on this holiday season, it’s important to take care of ourselves both physically and mentally. By following these simple tips from Dr. Kumar of CBS New York, we can ensure that our Thanksgiving weekend is not only delicious but also safe and healthy for all involved!