15 Not-So-Obvious Ways To Cure Jet Lag Once And For All

July 15, 2014 11:43 AM

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As Steven W. Lockley, a member of NASA's fatigue management team, told the New York Times, the direction you fly makes a difference on whether you'll want sunlight earlier in the day or less sunlight. This is due to the way time zones are spread across the globe. It's easier to add hours or daylight exposure if flying east because you'll be adding hours to the clock. Flying west means to set the clock back and it's harder to take away daylight unless you're already something of a night owl.

Lean protein (turkey, chicken breast and fish) tends to keep bellies full over a long period of time and will help passengers stay awake when they arrive at their destination, thanks to the constant energy released, writes Janet Kinosian. Conversely, avoid fatty foods as they'll put you to sleep. Af...

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