Worst Foods to Ever Eat on an Airplane


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


For people who are sensitive to histamines, eating foods with them could aggravate nasal allergies or sinusitis," she says.

Hard candies and chewing gum

Yes, sucking on hard candies or chewing gum can help keep your ears from popping like crazy during takeoff.


While we're usually cheering on cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, kale, and cauliflower because they are high in fiber and vitamin C


One study found the reduced pressure in aircraft cabins makes foods and drinks taste differently, much like it does when you have a cold. 


That same German study found that while you're in the air, sugar is perceived to be 15 to 20 percent less intense.

Diet Coke

"Diet Coke really is the worst beverage to pour on a plane because the drink is highly carbonated, and at altitude, this causes a big frothy heat that takes ages to subside,"

Bloody Marys

Tomato juice tastes really good on airplanes, and it's not because of the cabin pressure or altitude. It's because of the hustle and bustle that comes with being on an airplane.


"You have to be aware that you're sharing a public space with a lot of other people in close proximity, and they might not appreciate the smell of sardines

Fast food burgers

"Fast food like greasy burgers and fries are the worst offenders," Maszczynski says. Aside from stinking up the plane, fast food is notorious for being loaded with sodium

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