Dark chocolate (60 percent cacao or higher) can improve heart health, lower blood pressure and boost serotonin and endorphin levels. White chocolate lacks any nutritional value and is made up of mostly fats and sugars.
Truckers have more obstacles than other professionals — but with dedication and determination, anything is possible.
The staff here at Truckers News researched the most popular fast food chicken sandwiches, and these three made the cut for folks keeping track of calories, fat, cholesterol and carbohydrates. Chick-fil-A Original Chicken Sandwich Chick-Fil-A’s pioneer chicken ...
For me, a full belly equals happiness, comfort. But it’s when I fill my belly with foods high in fat, sugar and calories that I realize this is not a healthy way to ...
Wear sunglasses that block UVA and UVB rays. Look for labels that say "Meets ANSI UV Requirements," because those sunglasses block 99 percent of UV rays.
Compliment someone for a job well done. Expressing gratitude improves your mental health and reduces stress.
Our new website, http://www.Truckers4aGoal.com, is a place you can read about other drivers (such as Richie Nehrings, whose story is on page 18), get health tips, see information about common health concerns and discuss with others your health goals for 2012.
Holidays can worsen depression in people predisposed to stress. Add a few minutes of extra exercise to your day during the busy holiday season. Make good food choices and try to have a positive attitude.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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