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Healthy Airport Eats

Dodging too-rich preflight meals and snacks is much easier at these five airports where fresher, healthier selections are always on the menu. By Maureen Callahan, MS, RD

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Healthy Airport Foods

With airlines skimping on in-flight food, airport terminals are ramping up offerings, ditching mundane choices in favor of high-end gourmet, fresh, and even organic selections. We perused the menu at 20 of the nation’s busiest airports to zero in on the ones making the biggest strides when it comes to delivering healthy options. Our top five picks aren’t necessarily the most trafficked airports. Instead, they’re the ones that make it easy to find deliciously lighter meals. If travel plans allow, it might be worth routing through these five hubs.

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