For some obstructive sleep apnea sufferers, there might be a simple -- thought not always easy, of course -- method out of the condition: Losing weight.
Driver Toby Bogard's 1,000,000 Pound Challenge weight-loss competition seeks to encourage and support drivers in their goals of better health. You can register to take part now.
"Sometimes, being healthy on the road is more dangerous than you'd think."
Mike Sammons' "Working Man's Road to Weight Loss" details the driver's story to losing more than half his body weight in a quest for better health.
According to a study at Columbia University, people who got four hours of sleep ate 300 more calories a day compared to those who got nine hours of sleep each night.
The more muscle you have, the more calories you burn.
Most ready-made snacks are low in vitamins, nutrients, and protein and high in calories, fat, sugar, and sodium.
When hunger pangs strike on the road, chomp on a handful or two of almonds, peanuts or mixed nuts.
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