Healthy Eating Week – a gentle reminder for drivers!

Healthy Eating Week is upon us, which seems an ideal opportunity to remind all you professional drivers out there of the importance of a healthy diet.

Yes, we know you have heard it all before, but taking some time to think about what you eat really can make a big difference to your general health and wellbeing – which has to be the right road to take!

Small steps

Drivers are not well known for their healthy eating habits but sometimes it only takes a few simple changes in order to make a big difference. It’s all about baby steps. Set yourself small goals, things you can stick to rather than wholesale changes which are unlikely to last.

Spending your working life on the road usually means eating a lot of the wrong things, not eating regular meals and not getting enough exercise. Healthy Eating Week is a great time to take stock of your eating habits and decide to do something about it.

A chance for reflection

The week, organised by the British Nutrition Foundation, runs from June 14th to 18th and is designed to give people the chance to reflect on their lifestyle with a view of making improvements to enhance their health and wellbeing.

We are keen to support Healthy Eating Week and raise awareness of drivers to the importance of eating properly.

With this in mind, we have come up with five tips which we hope you will find useful.

Exercise is another vital ingredient to complement your healthy eating programme. Driving long hours day after day isn’t great for fitness so it’s important to keep as active as you can by exercising whenever you have the opportunity.