Celina Bedding, who has worked as a flight attendant for years, said passengers should avoid tap water and food on the plane at all costs.
Celina explained: “For all passengers, whether you are a frequent traveler, occasional traveler, seasonal traveler or soon to be a first time traveler, I would like to say to you: NEVER drink the tap water from the toilets of the hotel. ‘plane.
“Numerous studies have shown that it is unhygienic to drink,” explained the stewardess.
“You may have seen the sign before as most planes have it near the tap.
“You may have thought it was just a way to get you a drink.
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“But it’s actually for your own health,” she warned.
Celina said, “So definitely don’t drink tap water on a plane.”
Regarding food, the crew member advised people to “avoid airplane food as much as possible.”
She explained that the food on the plane, especially the more popular hot dishes including ham and cheese toast and other pre-made sandwiches, contains a huge amount of salt.
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American flight attendant Amber added that ‘airline meals are extremely unhealthy’ because ‘the food is usually prepared over 12 hours in advance and can be loaded with lots of preservatives’.
She revealed, “I bring my own food: light sandwiches or pasta salad.”
The crew member also advised passengers to avoid coffee on planes.
“Don’t drink, it’s the same drinking water that goes through the bathroom system,” she explained.