Health And Trucking

Topic 6398 | Page 4

Page 4 of 4 Previous Page Go To Page:
Bill R.'s Comment
member avatar

The one thing I have noticed from reading everyone's experience is that sometimes there is just no time to get quality food. This may be a little too "hippy" for some, but Sprouting seems like it would be a good option.

Sprouting is super easy. For on the road, the best option seems to be using a Nut Milk Bag

Here's the basic process:

What you need: A jar or container with a lid that is leak proof. I would lean towards plastic if you have it. Milk nut bag Gallon sized Ziplock bag Seeds to sprout

1. Get a leak proof container. soak no more than a few seeds that partially cover the bottom of the container for 2 hours - overnight (depending on the seed)

2. Pour your seeds into the Nut milk bag, draining the water. Rinse. Once rinsed, put the bag in a gallon ziplock. Do not close the ziplock bag. You want it open.

3. Rinse 1-3 times a day for 1-3 days depending on the seed.

4. Eat your sprouts. Depending on the seed you can put them on sandwiches, hot cereal, dishes, or eat plain.

My only concern would be extreme temperatures. If it got too cold or hot it could kill the germination process. For me, I would stick to quick germinating seeds in those situations.

Quick germinating seeds:

Quinoa Buckwheat Almonds Wheat Spelt

Seeds that benefit from 2-3 days: Alfalfa Mung beans Lentils

I have not messed around with Chia seeds, but they seem like an option as well.

Some of these seeds can be easily obtained at a grocery store. Mung beans you can get at Asian grocery stores. Wheat and spelt may be bulk quantities. Alfalfa may be hard to get outside of specialty sprouting packaging.

Here are the easiest to obtain: Lentils - just buy the package off of the grocery store shelf Quinoa - A box or bag of Quinoa can be found in the health food section of any grocery store. Almonds - Just buy raw almonds and you are good to go. These just soak for 24 hours. They don't sprout. Then eat the next day.

Some may be more appealing than others. Personally I am not a fan of soaked almonds, but they could do in a pinch.

I think sprouting is a great idea. I am not going to be doing that, though, especially in the beginning. I am just going to be going raw. A bag of oranges, bananas, fruit, fruit, fruit. I think that this is the best way to stay in shape. A raw fruit diet can be eaten at any time and is an excellent way to stay in shape. JMHO.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.

DWI:

Driving While Intoxicated

Bruce K.'s Comment
member avatar

I’d like to bump this issue up and have a current discussion based on healthy diet/ practices for drivers. What is your advice?

Bruce K.'s Comment
member avatar

Hey drivers, your earning potential depends in part on your longevity. What are you doing to become healthier?

Marc Lee's Comment
member avatar

If you don't have an inverter...

https://blendjet.com/products/blendjet-one?variant=7922727518274&gclid=CjwKCAjwndvlBRANEiwABrR32JkzrADcoAHBCkyDEcSHlbWYD7nS8hodZnql3xdABYbFGh2iiK1XWhoCgP0QAvD_BwE

Page 4 of 4 Previous Page Go To Page:

New Reply:

New! Check out our help videos for a better understanding of our forum features

Bold
Italic
Underline
Quote
Photo
Link
Smiley
Links On TruckingTruth


example: TruckingTruth Homepage



example: https://www.truckingtruth.com
Submit
Cancel
Upload New Photo
Please enter a caption of one sentence or less:

Click on any of the buttons below to insert a link to that section of TruckingTruth:

Getting Started In Trucking High Road Training Program Company-Sponsored Training Programs Apply For Company-Sponsored Training Truck Driver's Career Guide Choosing A School Choosing A Company Truck Driving Schools Truck Driving Jobs Apply For Truck Driving Jobs DOT Physical Drug Testing Items To Pack Pre-Hire Letters CDL Practice Tests Trucking Company Reviews Brett's Book Leasing A Truck Pre-Trip Inspection Learn The Logbook Rules Sleep Apnea
Done
Done

0 characters so far - 5,500 maximum allowed.
Submit Preview

Preview:

Submit
Cancel

This topic has the following tags:

Food & Eating On The Road Health Concerns Items To Bring On The Road Life On The Road Truck Driving Lifestyle
Click on any of the buttons above to view topics with that tag, or you can view a list of all forum tags here.

Join Us!

We have an awesome set of tools that will help you understand the trucking industry and prepare for a great start to your trucking career. Not only that, but everything we offer here at TruckingTruth is 100% free - no strings attached! Sign up now and get instant access to our member's section:
High Road Training Program Logo
  • The High Road Training Program
  • The High Road Article Series
  • The Friendliest Trucker's Forum Ever!
  • Email Updates When New Articles Are Posted

Apply For Paid CDL Training Through TruckingTruth

Did you know you can fill out one quick form here on TruckingTruth and apply to several companies at once for paid CDL training? Seriously! The application only takes one minute. You will speak with recruiters today. There is no obligation whatsoever. Learn more and apply here:

Apply For Paid CDL Training

About Us

TruckingTruth was founded by Brett Aquila (that's me!), a 15 year truck driving veteran, in January 2007. After 15 years on the road I wanted to help people understand the trucking industry and everything that came with the career and lifestyle of an over the road trucker. We'll help you make the right choices and prepare for a great start to your trucking career.

Read More

Becoming A Truck Driver

Becoming A Truck Driver is a dream we've all pondered at some point in our lives. We've all wondered if the adventure and challenges of life on the open road would suit us better than the ordinary day to day lives we've always known. At TruckingTruth we'll help you decide if trucking is right for you and help you get your career off to a great start.

Learn More