NEVER Eat These Foods On An Airplane - Gatous News

NEVER Eat These Foods on an Airplane

Unless you’re flying first class or you’re aboard an international flight, meals and snacks are fairly scarce on airplanes these days, so it makes sense to pack a little something to munch on while you’re traveling.

Flight Food

The problem? Many meals—and yes, that includes beverages—don’t fare too well when you’re high in the sky, and they just don’t make for ideal airplane food. Some in-flight snack options and drinks can cause bloating or dehydration, while others are so pungent, you could offend fellow passengers. You also might be surprised by which orders annoy flight attendants the most.

We’ve rounded up 13 foods and drinks that have earned themselves a spot on the “no-fly” list, all to help you out during your travels. These are the foods to avoid eating on an airplane to keep from feeling discomfort and annoying others for the entire flight.

1. Garlic


Not only do you want to avoid garlic-dusted snacks like chips, crackers, and popcorn on the plane, but you’ll also want to steer clear of garlic-heavy dishes the day before your flight.

Garlic contains allyl methyl disulfide, a compound that occurs in the chopped or crushed variety that is processed slowly by the body. “Garlic breath sometimes takes up to 24 hours to be removed from your body,” says Beth Warren, RDN, founder of Beth Warren Nutrition and author of Secrets of a Kosher Girl.

Not only is the pungent garlic scent excreted by breathing, but it also can come out in your sweat. If you do end up eating a garlic-heavy Italian meal the night before your flight, Warren says to try doing some damage control the next day with foods that are known to combat garlic breath, such as apple, mint, parsley, or milk.

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