Some say technology professionals are eating too much, working into the night and not getting enough sleep, according to a recent survey. Is a job in IT incompatible with a healthly lifestyle?

The cliche of the coder sustained by a diet of pizza and Twinkies may not be far off the mark, if surveys of IT worker fitness is anything to go by.   Techies like to eat, with just over half of IT decision makers questioned saying they put away more than 2,500 calories daily. That means the majority of IT workers are eating too much, and consuming more calories each day than recommended by the Department of Health.

Read more about balancing work and life as a technology professional at TechRepublic.com.