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Truckers on the road to a healthier lifestyle

Overweight truck drivers in Cumbria are being given advice on how to live a healthier lifestyle, with strong emphasis on their diets.

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Truckers breakfast given overhaul

Carlisle Truckstop is offering healthier versions of the traditional truckers breakfast, the 'fry up', by cooking up fresh alternatives.

Nearly 300,000 HGV drivers travel through Cumbria each year, with the region supporting one of the UK's busiest motorways, the M6.

New research shows that nearly a third of UK truckers are obese or morbidly obese.

The research, carried out by Morrisons 'NuMe' healthy eating range, found that the limited choice of healthy food at service stations is the main reason for the trucking community's expanding waistlines.

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