Diet and Exercise

 

Trying to implement a healthy lifestyle can be hard in the transport industry.  Not many roadside café and snake bars offer healthier choices and drivers want more than just a salad for lunch to sustain them throughout the day.

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work  has written the following article.  OSHA Health promotion in the road transport sector

Business in the community and the Food and Drink Federation, have created a toolkit to help promote healthy eating in the workplace, healthy_eating_toolkit

We need to get everyone involved and show colleagues and family that there are easy ways to live a healthier lifestyle.

The NHS has created Change 4 Life

 

 

 

 

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What is change 4 Life?

These days, ’modern life’ can mean that we’re a lot less active. With so many opportunities to watch TV or play computer games, and with so much convenience and fast food available, we don’t move about as much, or eat as well as we used to.

Change4Life for you

By the time we reach middle age, the majority of us could do with losing at least a bit of weight. Being overweight isn’t just about the way we look. It can lead to more aches and pains, problems sleeping and people report a loss of energy and confidence. It also increases our chances of getting heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

But it doesn’t have to be this way. Middle age comes to everyone – ‘middle aged spread’ doesn’t have to.

You’ve taken the first step towards getting yourself or your kids eating well, moving more and living longer just by being here – so welcome to Change4Life!

On this website, there are recipes, activities and downloadable apps for your smart phones and tablets.

There are loads of other resources available for you;

Bike to Work Scheme

Slimming World

Weight Watchers

My Fitness Pal – This is a downloadable app for your smartphone and tablet

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