The first thing to do is to try to avoid fast food. It may seem like you never have time to cook – the good news is that you do not have to. Most grocery stores will sell ready made meals that are far healthier than the options offered by fast food restaurants. The next time you find yourself running out of time, instead of climbing into the car and buying a high carb pizza or some other take out food, drop past your grocery store and see what they have on offer that is less inclined towards high cholesterol.
It may also seem that you never have enough time to exercise. The motto to live by is that “where there is a will, there is a way”. You can do things as simple as parking at the farthest end of the parking lot and walking at a god clip towards your desk. Instead of taking the lift to your office, walk up the stairs. You can even do core muscle exercises at your desk or while driving. All it takes is the self-discipline to get started and keep going.
When it comes to lunch at the office, simplify things. Instead of buying a toasted sandwich at the local café, take a few pieces of fruit and yoghurt with you to the office. Not only are they easy to pack but they are really good for you.
There are ways that you can live a healthy life and support the cardiovascular organs without spending hours planning your meals and working in the gym. Just take a few minutes a day and change the way that you look at things.