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Why your put on extra pounds when your a travel nurse.

Updated: Sep 15, 2022

Taking a travel nurse contract comes with a lot of amazing opportunities and benefits, along with a major lifestyle change. Depending on where you move, what facility you’re in, and what shift you’re on, your body might find it more difficult to adjust. According to a study by the National Library of Medicine, about 54% of nurses are overweight. This can be caused by the nontraditional work shifts that force you to eat at strange hours, and maybe even you're more focused on caring for others than caring for your own health. Not to mention the fact you're traveling a lot which means eating on the road and snacking on foods that may be easy but not healthy. Let’s look at a few reasons why you may have gained weight recently and realistic things you can do to help you drop those extra pounds.

article by Madison Gregg

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