What is the GOLO Diet?


“Try the GOLO diet.” If tipping the scale in the right direction is on your mind, or you’re serious about maintaining the weight you’ve lost, chances are pretty good you’ve heard of the GOLO diet.

It’s received buzz on the Today show. And people search for info about the “GOLO diet about 100,000 times a month. Are you hungry for help to keep your weight in check?

Here’s what the name means. GOLO = Go Lose weight. Go Look great, Go Love life.

So what is the GOLO diet all about? It’s marketed as a diet to help control blood sugar levels, improve metabolism, and promote weight loss. That might sound pretty good if you’re trying to tip the scale in the right direction, and manage or prevent diabetes.

But here’s the thing. The GOLO diet is designed to get you to buy the company’s proprietary supplement called “Release.” GOLO promises the supplement plus healthy eating habits will promote weight loss.

But the truth is...the best path to weight loss and weight management is Portion Control, eating healthy foods, keeping calories in check, and combining smart food choices with regular exercise...not popping a pill.

How many calories per day should you eat to lose weight? For most adults, aiming for 1,300 to 1,800 calories is a realistic goal. And it’s actually what GOLO recommends, too. If you’re hungry to lose weight, focus on Portion Control and eating fresh fruits, vegetables, lean meats, eggs, low-fat dairy, and legumes, along with drinking plenty of water.

Need a little help with your diet to achieve your goals? Check out the Portion Control menu and pick your favorite meals all made from fresh ingredients, and ready to eat in minutes. The newest meals on the menu include: