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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 lifestye.  These programs include FREE flu, pneumonia and shingles vaccines, as well as, our Rigs without Cigs tobacco cessation program.  We also include health and wellness articles from SCF staff and guest contributors.

 

 

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...

The Importance of WATER

The Five Essentials to Sustain Life: Water, Air, Food, Sleep, Shelter We, as humans, need five essentials to sustain our lives. They are water, air, food, sleep, and shelter. Without just one of these essentials, the body will die. Some are more crucial than others...

The Importance of Positive Mental Health

Did you know that 1 in 5 people experience an issue with mental health each year, according to the National Alliance of Mental Illness. Yes, you read that correctly--1 in 5! An issue with mental health is one that affects a person's thoughts, behavior, mood or...