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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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The Health Benefits of Sleep

How Sleep is Beneficial to Weight Loss and Your Overall Health When thinking about the most significant factors that can improve your health, the main focus tends to be on diet and exercise. But there’s a third piece to the health and wellness puzzle that often gets overlooked, and that’s sleep. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. With good reason. The average adult requires 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night. And a lack of adequate sleep over time has been associated with a shortened lifespan. All told, we spend about 26 years (227,760 hours) of our...
Cecelia Tacconelli
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How to Portion Control for Sustained Weight Loss

Portion control strategies for weight loss that won’t leave you feeling hungry. At some point in your life, you were probably told that you can never have too much of a good thing. And for the most part that’s true. Money? Vacation time? Hallmark holiday movies? The more, the merrier, right? Unfortunately, the adage does not ring true when it comes to food. You won’t have to search far to find studies that suggest large portions served over time may lead to overeating and increase the risk of weight gain. But combating the problem posed by large portion sizes isn’t as simple as ‘don’t overe...
Jennifer Brooks
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American Heart Month: Foods, Drink, and Activities for a Healthier Heart

Did you know that February is American Heart Month? According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. All told, more than 600,000 Americans die of heart disease every year. But the news is not all doom and gloom when it comes to matters of the heart. There are many simple and effective things you can do to help prevent heart disease and improve your heart health. Show Your Heart Some Love   The very basics of achieving and maintaining better heart health start with proper diet and exercise. In this post we’ll look at 37 foods a...
Jennifer Brooks
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7 Healthy No Cook Meals That Still Taste Great – Shopping List Included!

If you consider yourself a novice in the kitchen, browsing recipes, checking ingredient lists, and putting it all together to create a delicious meal may seem overwhelming. So, unless you plan on ordering out every night, which is far more expensive than even the most comprehensive grocery list and definitely not very healthy, it’s important to have some easy to put together meals in your arsenal that will help you to feel more comfortable and confident in the kitchen. With our list of grocery essentials, seven healthy, no cook meals, and a few simple tips to help you increase your kitchen ...
Cecelia Tacconelli
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Customers Take Center Stage by Sharing Their Personal GOLO Reviews in latest TV Campaign

GOLO recently unveiled a series of new broadcast ads showcasing our customers' unique and inspirational stories. The testimonial-driven campaign is designed to show that getting healthy is not only possible but achievable and sustainable.
Jennifer Brooks
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20 Simple and Effective Kitchen Organization Ideas

Attempting to organize your kitchen may sound like a recipe for disaster. But with these simple organization ideas and the help of a Kitchen Inventory Guide, your kitchen will be stocked with the healthy, portion-controlled foods you need to fuel your weight loss plan. When you make the decision to start living a healthier lifestyle, you’re planting a seed. Ideally, with balanced meals and the right mindset, that seed will flourish into a happier, healthier you. But without a solid foundation, it will be difficult to get your healthy lifestyle off the ground. Which is why having a plan is s...
Jennifer Brooks
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Steve's story is proof that you can achieve your weight loss goals

When Steve began his GOLO journey he weighed 338 pounds. He enjoyed a happy, active, and fit life before an unfortunate hiking accident limited his mobility for over a year and a half. As the weight piled on, so did Steve’s frustration of not being able to lose weight quick enough through his limited exercise regimen. While the weight gain was taking its toll emotionally and physically, Steve got sick and tested positive for COVID-19. Thankfully he recovered, but believed his weight gain, unhealthy lifestyle, and weakened immune system made him more vulnerable. That’s when Steve decided to ...
Jamie Mitchell
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Increase your chance of success with an Accountability Partner

The holiday season isn’t the only ‘most wonderful time of the year.’ At GOLO, we believe the weeks that follow the hustle and bustle of the holidays can be wonderful too. It’s the perfect time to start fresh, think about what goals you want to accomplish, and whether an accountability partner would help you achieve those goals.
Jennifer Brooks
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