Eating plans for overweight shift nurses


The word “nursing,” derived from the Latin nutrire, means “to nourish.” Unfortunately, as you nourish your patients, you might actually overnourish yourself, consuming too many calories and packing on pounds.

And evening shift nurses have it particularly hard.

Here, from the Winter 2011 issue of Scrubs, is how to outsmart the nurse-specific challenges that stand between you and your thinner self.


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