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Health And Wellness Programs

St. Christopher Fund offers health and wellness programs to assist drivers in getting and staying healthy while living the trucking lifestyle.  These programs include a diabetes prevention program, Rigs without Cigs-a tobacco cessation program, and FREE flu, pneumonia, and shingles vaccines for uninsured drivers.  We also include health and wellness articles from SCF staff and guest contributors.

Are You Taking Care of the Largest Organ in Your Body?

Can you guess what the largest organ in the body is? It’s the skin! The skin, as an organ, includes our hair and nails. Here’s my question of the day: Are we taking care of the outside of our bodies as well as we take care of the inside?  Maybe an even better question...

Is Okra the Next Superfood?

Did you know that okra is not only good tasting (to a lot of people) but is also really good for you? Okra can be used as a thickening agent in recipes, help regulate blood sugar, and can also be healing to our gut. I know, I can hear you saying, “Yuck” or “Gross!”  I...

Diabetes: The Silent Killer

Could you be one of the 38 million American adults with diabetes or 88 million Americans that are pre-diabetic and not know it? This month is American Diabetes Month, and we want to shine a spotlight on what has become one of the fastest growing health epidemics in...

The Truth About Sugar – The Good the Bad and the Ugly

What's the truth about sugar? Is it truly bad for you? If the answer is yes, then just how bad is it? In this article we will discuss what is sugar, the addictiveness of it, how it affects the body, and some alternatives to regular sugar. Most sugar is derived from...