Foods for Thought: Cucumbers

Cucumbers are great for weight loss, but they have many more benefits as well. Check out these fun facts about this little green veggie: The term “cool as a cucumber” isn’t just because they have so many health benefits (which naturally is super cool) but because of its ability to cool the temperature of our blood! Perhaps you had one too many drinks last night? Well, cucumbers contain sugars, B vitamins and electrolytes to help replenish the nutrients you may have lost. Got a case of bad breath? Snack on a few cucumber slices and it will be gone, naturally! Cucumbers can help with hydrati...
Erik Witman
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GOLO Announces $10K Donation to the University of Delaware 4-H Program to Support Healthy Living Initiatives

As part of our ongoing commitment to support community-based health and wellness initiatives, GOLO, the pioneering wellness solutions company, recently donated $10K to the University of Delaware 4-H Program. The funds will support various educational programs managed by the University of Delaware 4-H, specifically initiatives emphasizing the importance of health and nutrition. “We have long admired the contributions made by The University of Delaware 4-H Program to families in the community,” says Jennifer Brooks, President, GOLO LLC. “Our donation will help to support their efforts in the ...
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Recipe Ideas for Your Backyard Cookout this Summer!

We recently teamed up with professional chef and cookbook author Cricket Azima to develop a series of recipes inspired by our GOLO metabolic meal plan.  Since it’s summertime, Cricket focused on recipes that take advantage of the range of fresh seasonal ingredients that are more abundant this time of year, like tomatoes, red peppers, avocados, and cilantro. She also “leaned in” on nutritious proteins like shrimp and turkey. The goal was to create fun and tasty recipes that families and friends can enjoy as part of their backyard cookout plans this summer.  After considering several ideas, C...
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Shed Those Pandemic Pounds This Summer with Healthy Meal Plans, Recipes, and Workout Suggestions from GOLO

Living may be easy during the summer season, but that doesn’t mean your health and fitness goals should be swept under the rug. GOLO has a range of healthy suggestions for the summer, whether you're at home, road tripping with friends and family, or simply grilling in the great outdoors.  #1 - DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN FOR THE SUMMER: There are so many fresh ingredients available in the summer months that aren’t always easy to find during other seasons. Use the summer as an opportunity to develop a nutritionally balanced meal plan that focuses on real, whole foods that charge your metabolism a...
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Celebrate your weight loss journey while supporting your favorite charity (plus the chance to win a $500 wardrobe makeover!)

As you are losing weight with GOLO, you will likely have lots of clothes that no longer fit. While you celebrate your weight loss achievements by shopping for a new wardrobe, we would like to encourage you to donate your old clothes to a local shelter or charity of your choice. As a way of thanking you for helping others, we are having a monthly sweepstakes and awarding a GOLO Swag Bag (includes a bottle of Release® and a bottle of Go-Digest®) to one lucky person who donates their old clothes during the month. Entering the sweepstakes is easy and is the ultimate way to give back! And, as if...
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The Journey of Losing Weight: Are You Setting Your Expectations Too Low?

Are you facing despair, anxiety, and thinking that losing weight now and forever is just a crazy dream? What if we tell you that it is not only possible, but you can even exceed your expectations? This weight loss journey story confirms that for some reason, many people need to reach a “point of no return.” This is where the issue isn’t about fitting into jeans, but about the sugar levels, cholesterol, and not being able to run the stairs anymore. As Steven, a GOLO customer admits, "I don’t want to think I weighed 250 pounds, but I know I did. My health was failing. My marriage was faili...
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Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with these fun tips from GOLO, including our summer song playlist!

Summer has finally arrived and GOLO is here to help you keep your weight loss goals on track!  Most people think that the winter holidays are the toughest time of year to stay dedicated to your weight loss plan.  However, it’s even more important to stay focused on achieving your goals in the summer.  This is when the shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits start making their appearance, and we can no longer hide underneath our bulky layers of clothes we wore all winter.  There are also all sorts of food temptations that come with summer fun.  That’s why GOLO is here to help you stay on track ...
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Overcoming Emotional Eating: Why Controlling Your Emotions Are Critical to Losing Weight

If you are like the other two million people who have discovered GOLO, it’s likely because you were tired of feeling frustrated and asking yourself questions, such as:  Why can’t I lose weight?  What is happening to my body?  Why do I feel so bad? The fact is, most people become overweight due to stress, fatigue, or emotional eating, and the body’s inability to manage the excess calories consumed. Excess weight, and especially excess belly fat, cause your body to be less efficient at managing blood sugar and insulin levels. Insulin is the critical hormone that regulates the metabolism, and ...
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Add a Little Extra Fun and Motivation to Your GOLO Weight Loss Journey

Finding ways to stay motivated and accountable are keys to accomplishing your weight loss goals. These days, we are all so busy multi-tasking, it can be easy to lose sight of a particular goal unless we remind ourselves. To help you achieve your goals, and track your progress, GOLO has created a fun, interactive Health Goal Coloring Calendar. How It Works Using our Coloring Calendar is easy and fun. Each month, write in a goal you would like to achieve and color in the numbers for the days you accomplished your goal. As your weight loss journey evolves, so will your monthly goals. Perhaps y...
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Guest Blog – Stairs to Success: Part 2

Back in 2018, after realizing her weight was affecting her ability to care for her patients, Karen decided it was time to make a change and started her GOLO journey.  “One day, a code was called on the second floor. A child was not breathing, and I was standing at the elevator! So angry, so hurt, so sick at myself, I went home that night and just cried on the couch. In the middle of my tears, I heard a GOLO commercial come on. I ordered that night.”  Karen, an operating room caregiver, initially lost 11 inches and 54 total pounds, but most importantly, she was able to take multiple flights ...
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