By Melissa Neiman
You’re busy. We get it. But having a hectic schedule doesn’t mean that you can’t achieve your weight-loss goals.
Losing weight can be challenging, even if you have plenty of time on your hands. But if you, like many people, are juggling a career, a family and several other important commitments, it can seem downright impossible.
Perhaps you’ve given up on dieting because you feel like there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to shop for and prepare healthy foods. But are you really “too busy” to lose weight? Consider this: Taking the time to eat right and exercise will likely give you the energy boost you need to balance all of your commitments.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s American Time Use Survey, people spend 41 minutes, on average, at the grocery store. That’s not even taking into account the time it takes to travel to and from the store, or the time it takes to actually prepare the food. And it’s safe to assume that scanning nutrition labels and hunting down healthier alternatives may take even longer – especially at the start of a new diet program.
So how can you shed unwanted pounds if you aren’t able to squeeze those 41 plus minutes into your schedule? By having delicious, nutritious, chef-prepared meals, like those at the heart of eDiets Meal Delivery Plan, delivered right to your doorstep. Meal delivery requires minimal time and effort — so it’s a surefire way to whittle your waistline and improve your overall health.
Sure, many fast food restaurants now offer “healthier” menu selections. But before you attempt to lose weight at the drive-thru window, consider this: Such choices are limited and you may still find yourself tempted by the restaurant’s standard fattening faire. How many times can you stare down a bacon cheeseburger without giving in to temptation?
There’s no “quick fix” when it comes to losing weight, but the simplicity and convenience of meal delivery can make the process easier. You’ll be able to lose weight without cooking, counting calories or even doing dishes – a real bonus for someone with your busy schedule!