Extreme diets can be especially harmful for truck drivers
By Nancy Henderson
Nobody actually likes the idea of going on a diet, but sometimes the need to shed some pounds becomes glaringly obvious. Lugging around an extra 15 — or 50 — pounds starts to wear on a person. So, the reasoning often goes, why not get that weight off fast by buckling down and suffering through an all-liquid diet or eating just one meal a day for a while?