Entries by jreed

Reed’s Way: The Trucker’s Fast Lane to Better Health

If you are getting ready for bed in the evening and notice swelling around your ankles and calves, it’s actually a sign of inflammation. A certain amount of inflammation is good to a point, because it helps heal problematic areas of your body. However, too much inflammation is not good. It causes pain, fatigue and […]

How to Avoid Overeating on Thanksgiving

When you’re dining with family on Thanksgiving, it’s hard to control your eating. You’re talking to one another and you’re not thinking of everything you’re putting into your mouth. But there are some things we can do to avoid overeating on Thanksgiving. Follow these helpful tips and you’ll have a satisfying Thanksgiving feast…without the tummy […]

Reed’s Way: The Trucker’s Fast Lane to Better Health

Almonds The best almonds are whole, raw almonds. Raw almonds have a good quality fat and are definitely one of the best nuts for you. Blue Diamond has a really good raw almond, which I highly recommend. Eggs Eggs are a good source of protein. Store-bought eggs are always healthy for you, but even healthier […]

Reed’s Way: The Trucker’s Fast Lane to Better Health

The Great American Trucking Show is over for another year and the excitement of this great annual event, done. For me, this year’s event was personally gratifying. For the first time, I was a featured speaker in the Health Pavilion. Thanks to Rick Ash of Trucking Solutions Group and Randall-Reilly for inviting me to participate […]

Reed’s Way: The Trucker’s Fast Lane to Better Health

a lot you can choose from, depending on your own personal tastes. Any of the following foods will do, and it’s just a sampling: Eggs, raw nuts, bacon, olive oil, coconut oil, heavy whipping cream, real butter, meat, fish and steamed vegetables (except root vegetables). The fattier the better. 2. Be very strict for the […]