Eating healthy on the road can be tougher on truck drivers than the rest of us. They spend countless hours at truck stops sifting through foods that display various healthy perks, or certain vitamins or additives that increase this or that (and it’s rarely true). The worst of the bunch could be simply that some foods have the image of being harmless, but actually do some real work on your body, especially if you have a few physical conditions that allows them to harm you more.
What harmless sounding foods out there can do a body bad?
We have to admit, even our resident nutritionist raised her eyebrows at some of these findings. Some of the foods that made the list are just simple things that people have enjoyed during childhood, some just have the look of “light & healthy” to them.
Have a look at this short slideshow of seemingly harmless foods that can do a body bad.
2. Sugar Sweetened Drinks
3. Refined and Re-Fortified Grains
4. Fat-Free Salad Dressing
5. Rice Cakes
That’s all for now, truck drivers. Be smart and healthy out there on the road. There’s lots more things available in truck stops that may seem like they’re easy on your stomach and blood sugar levels that might be traps. We’ll keep updating this series as we go to tell you about more.