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How to manage your food cravings

Food cravings are inevitable. Here are a few ways you can deal with them in a healthy way.  If you occasionally have what feels like an uncontrollable desire to consume a specific food, even if you technically aren’t hungry, you are not alone. In fact, a reported 90% of people experience food cravings when feeling anxious, depressed, or even bored. But what is the root cause of food cravings? And more importantly, what is the best way to cope with them? This article examines the difference between hunger and cravings and how you can manage food cravings so you don’t sabotage your weight lo...
Jennifer Brooks
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How to Set Weight Loss Goals That Actually Work

When setting a weight loss goal, use the SMART goal method! Make sure your weight loss goal is Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-related. 

 

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What is a weight loss plateau (and how to break through it)

A weight loss plateau is when your healthy habits no longer cause you to lose weight. The best way to break through a weight loss plateau is to increase your exercise and change up your diet.

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The Four Biggest Mistakes You Can Make When Trying to Lose Weight (And How to Avoid Them)

Losing weight isn’t easy. But if you can avoid these four mistakes, you will find yourself on the right track toward weight loss success. Although GOLO is designed to help anyone to lose weight, your weight loss journey is uniquely your own. By following the GOLO for Life plan and taking the Release supplement, you should experience varying degrees of success. However, there are some fundamental mistakes you can make that could derail your weight loss journey.  This article discusses what those mistakes are and what you can do to avoid them.  1) Not Following the GOLO Plan This may seem ...
Jennifer Brooks
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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 ...
Jamie Mitchell
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Increase your chance of success with an accountability partner

Even with the best plan in place and the right attitude, a weight loss journey is bound to have its ups and downs. With an accountability parter, you will have someone by your side and you can help each other lead a happier and healthier lifestyle. 
Jennifer Brooks
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GOLO Friendly Restaurant and Quick Service/Fast Food Options

Yes, you can eat out on GOLO!! This time of year, eating out is not only more common but sometimes unavoidable. Want some tips on where to go and what to eat when you get there? Keep reading… Many times, local (non-chain) restaurants will serve healthier options, so always keep that in mind, but in order to assist our customers, we have scoured the menus of popular restaurants to come up with some decent dining out options. Keep in mind that not all of these meals are going to be perfect and whenever you eat in a restaurant, you are going to consume excess sodium but we have listed bel...
Eden Covington
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Can you have popcorn on GOLO?

Popcorn is acceptable on GOLO! It is considered a carb so you would want to pair it with a protein (like a handful of nuts) or a fat (1 Tbsp. coconut oil is good or 1 tsp. butter). We suggest air popped and not microwave (lots of nasty chemicals hang out in that bag). The serving size is 1-2 cups popped. Try some of these ideas! Add a dusting of cinnamon for a sweet treat Add olive oil, basil, parsley, garlic powder and Parmesan for an Italian taste Add chili powder for some spice Add nutritional yeast for a cheesy flavor Mix your nuts in with your popcorn to make your own trail m...
Eden Covington
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