Can I eat the same thing every day?

So many of us are creatures of habit: we wake up at the same time, have the same morning routine, and eat the same thing for breakfast each day. While this type of repetition can make life a lot less stressful by reducing the number of decisions we need to make daily, variety is super [...]

By |2020-09-17T15:22:26-04:00September 17th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

Should I read ingredient labels or nutrition labels?

If you pick up any packaged food, such as a box of crackers or a salad dressing, you’ll find two labels: the ingredient list and the nutrition facts table, which tells you the nutrient content of the food including fat, protein, carbs, sugar, etc. The mainstream health world has taught us to read the nutrition [...]

By |2020-09-17T14:21:12-04:00September 17th, 2020|Nutrition, Uncategorised|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-06-22T14:54:14-04:00June 16th, 2020|Ask the Nutritionist, Driver Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

Week 4 Mini-Challenges

Each week during the 10 Pound Challenge, I'll outline 5 different mini-challenges. Your job is to choose 1-2 of them to fully commit to for the week, and you may choose to continue that practice for the remainder of the challenge. You may wish to do more than 2 of the challenges, and you are [...]

Week 3 Mini Challenges

Each week during the 10 Pound Challenge, I'll outline 5 different mini-challenges. Your job is to choose 1-2 of them to fully commit to for the week, and you may choose to continue that practice for the remainder of the challenge. You may wish to do more than 2 of the challenges, and you are [...]

Healthy Fleet Challenge: Breakfast

We’ve heard for years that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we don’t hear enough is that it needs to be healthy in order to be beneficial. That’s right, the greasy breakfast sandwich and sugar filled donut you may rely on just don’t cut it. As you work towards cleaning up [...]

Week 2 Mini-Challenges

Each week during the challenge, I'll outline 5 different mini-challenges. Your job is to choose 1-2 of them to fully commit to for the week, and you may choose to continue that practice for the remainder of the challenge. You may wish to do more than 2 of the challenges, and you are welcome to [...]

Healthy Fleet Challenge: Assessing your Lifestyle

Everyone should be assessing their health, diet, and overall lifestyle on a somewhat regular basis, with the start of a lifestyle change being the perfect time to do so. Even if someone is not looking to become healthier, it is wise to have a good understanding of their own habits. Now, assessing your diet & [...]

Staying Healthy as a New Driver

I often hear from people new to the industry who are afraid of gaining weight on the road, knowing that it can be difficult to eat well and exercise as a driver. If that’s you, I’m here to help! First, stop telling yourself that you’re going to gain weight or become unhealthy as a driver; [...]

By |2019-04-24T15:31:08-04:00April 24th, 2019|Driver Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

Meal Prep Made Easy

In theory, meal prep is a great idea; make a week’s worth of healthy food in just a few hours, and have all your cooking done for the week! In reality, it doesn’t always turn out that well; soggy vegetables by day 3, bland brown rice, eating the same meal 5 days in a row, [...]

By |2019-02-05T12:33:05-05:00February 5th, 2019|Healthy Fleet Challenge, Nutrition, Weight Loss|0 Comments
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