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Celebrate the Harvest – Enjoy Real Foods

09.09.14 by
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Woman picking lettuce

JumpstartMD is a lifestyle – a lifestyle in which we learn incrementally to appreciate and embrace real foods of the delicious and nutrient packed variety. The kinds of simple yet delicious fare that can not only restore health to our physical bodies, but can also nourish our spirit on a deeper level.

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Sign up for Professor Keltner’s “The Science of Happiness” Course

09.02.14 by
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Happines

A couple weekends ago, my partner, Dr. Conrad Lai, and I had the privilege of meeting Dacher Keltner, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley (Go Bears!) and author of Born To Be Good. The Science of a Meaningful Life.Professor Keltner is the director and one of the founding forces behind the university’s Greater Good Science Center and a pioneer in positive psychology. He is co-leading a free 8-week online course entitled “The Science of Happiness” and beginning on September 9th. The course objectives state, “this 8-week course will reveal how the latest scientific research can help you lead a happy, meaningful life.”

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Easy Ways to Increase Your Physical Activity

08.26.14 by
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Easy Ways to Increase Physical Activity

Exercise can be a very intimidating and daunting subject for many. Whether you’re just starting a new routine or looking to build off of your current one, increasing your physical activity is not as challenging as you may think.

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Cooking with Mara – 10 Essential and Basic Cooking Tips

08.19.14 by
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Good Olive Oil

From “Cooking with Mara” here are ten basic cooking tips that will get you on the right track if you are just embarking on your culinary journey. Amazing how delicious simple can be!

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Book Review: Mindset – The New Psychology of Success – How We Can Learn to Fulfill Our Potential

08.12.14 by
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Mindful Weight Loss Seminar

The change in habits required of sustainable weight loss and health improvements has everything to do with learning and practicing new mindset strategies that work.

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Dawn’s Healthy Melting Halibut Recipe

08.05.14 by
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healthy halibut recipe

So, you want to lose weight? Skip the bland chicken and steamed veggies and try Dawn’s Healthy Melting Halibut Recipe tonight! Dawn Agnew, a JumpstartMD Maintenance patient, is living proof you don’t need to compromise taste in order to lose weight.

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