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The Everyday Foods that are Harming your Health

If you drink one coffee per day, it may not seem like it would matter if you’re adding a little coffee creamer to it – it’s just one drink, right? But those small, daily decisions are what shape your overall and long term health. A little margarine here, a little canola-oil filled salad dressing there… it all adds up. These sneaky offenders are not the obvious junk foods we need to avoid, like cookies, bread, dairy, other processed inflammatory foods, so [...]

By |August 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

ATN: Are all supplements created equal?

Q: My doctor recommended I take a magnesium supplement to help my restless legs. Can I just buy any one from the pharmacy? A: This is a great question, and raises a very important topic for anyone taking over the counter supplements, herbs, vitamins, minerals, or other health products. In short, the answer is no, you should not buy just any bottle of magnesium you find at the pharmacy. Here are the factors you should consider: Brand Differences: Just like with [...]

By |July 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

5 Ways to Improve your Health

When you’re looking to get healthy, it can be difficult to know what things you should focus on first. It’s up to you to decide what applies to your current lifestyle and goals, but prioritizing them in roughly this order can help you be more successful and keep you from getting overwhelmed! This list might sound simple, but health really can be that way! We just need to drown out all of the noise from companies and people that promote expensive [...]

By |June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|1 Comment

ATN: Protein Powder

Q: What's an easy to digest, high quality protein powder that you would recommend? I haven't discussed protein powders in quite a while, as there is a lot of controversy over many of them and their risks vs. rewards. If you eat a balanced diet and live a moderately active lifestyle, protein supplementation likely isn't a concern for you. However, for those who don't eat consistent meals (like drivers with chaotic schedules) or those don't eat a lot of meat, a [...]

Cooking in the Truck

Whether you're looking to get healthy, save money, or just avoid having to rely on restaurants and truck stops, cooking in the truck is a great option and is becoming more and more common amongst drivers. That said, it can be overwhelming to start when we don’t know exactly what to make. Additionally, when you spend your days away from home, it can be hard to have the right necessities to make easy, affordable, healthy meals. Start by restocking your fridge [...]

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|1 Comment

Supporting your Immune System

Looking to avoid a certain virus right now? Or just want to be able to bounce back from a cold or flu quickly? Whether you’re at home or on the road, most of you will be exposed to the common cold or the flu throughout the year, but I’m going to help you keep your immune system strong so that you’re less likely to catch it, and if you do, your body will be able to recover as quickly as possible! [...]

By |March 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments
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