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July 27, 2015
Nothing screams ‘summer’ like a mid-day barbecue, but unfortunately nothing screams ‘unhealthy’ like one either. Numerous studies have found that the consumption of grilled meats will increase the risk of cancer. In fact, one such study concluded that people who ate barbecued meat on a regular basis were a whopping 60% more likely to contract pancreatic cancer than the rest of the population. This doesn’t mean you should stop grilling though! You just need to be more aware of how you’re doing it.
July 15, 2015
Continuing with our look at eating fast food on the road, Part 2 in the truckers guide to fast food offers more ideas on how to watch what you eat even when fast food is the only option. Click here to read Part 2 of the Truckers Guide to Fast Food
June 29, 2015
We all lead busy lives both on and off the road and will occasionally find ourselves eating fast food. Using the "Truckers Guide to Fast Food" and applying some of the simple tips it contains you will find it easier to make healthy decisions while eating out on the road.
June 10, 2015
Proteins are essential nutrients made up of long chains of amino acids. They are one of the building blocks of body tissue, and are also a good source of fuel! If you're trying to be healthier, it's important to keep your protein intake in mind. High-protein foods are, generally speaking, higher in...
May 26, 2015
Food labels can be tricky to read if you don’t know what to look out for. Companies often use keywords or phrases to make it seem like their product is healthier than it is. It’s up to us, the consumers, to recognize when they’re lying. Read the Complete Article
April 28, 2015
Sadly, however, we don't often treat it like one. We spend so much of our time on things like upgrading our tech or maintaining our cars, yet we can't even afford our bodies the same attention. It's time to change the way we look at things. Read the full article for tips on how to maintain your...
April 16, 2015
Whether you're heading out for a business trip or vacation with your girlfriend, your diet might take a dive. Between fast food stops, huge restaurant meals, and a general "I can-eat-whatever" attitude, the result is often vacation pudge that lasts longer than you want. Follow these eating...
December 31, 2014
FMCSA suspends enforcement of certain sections of the Agency's Hours of Service (HOS) rules as required by the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, enacted December 16, 2014. Specifically, FMCSA suspends the requirements regarding the restart of a driver's 60- or 70-hour...
November 11, 2014
Continued public health surveillance of sleep quality, duration, behaviors, and disorders is needed to monitor sleep difficulties and their health impact. Sleep is increasingly recognized as important to public health, with sleep insufficiency linked to motor vehicle crashes, industrial disasters,...
April 4, 2014
FORT ERIE, ON — Canadian and U.S. border officials announced changes to the Trusted Traveller and Trusted Trader programs, to strengthen commerce between Canada and the U.S. "Most significant to the trucking industry is the introduction of Non Resident Importers into Canada’s Customs Self...