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JumpstartMD Sponsors Important Talk on Sugar and Disease – Dr. Robert Lustig

JumpstartMD’s co-founder, Dr. Sean Bourke recently had the honor of presenting Dr. Robert Lustig as the featured speaker at one of the popular women’s “Speak to Me” events in Marin County, California.

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Cooking with Mara – Turkey & Zucchini Meatballs with Scallions & Cumin

Turkey and Zucchini Meatballs with yogurt, sour cream, sumac and lemon sauce on a bed of lettuces with melon

JumpstartMD food blogger, Cooking with Mara, adapted this recipe for turkey and zucchini meatballs with scallions and cumin from the cookbook Jerusalem.

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California’s Spring Seasonal Produce

It's Spring

Spring has officially arrived! So here’s a highlight of a few favorite spring seasonal produce powerhouses that thrive in California’s warming weather.

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National Nutrition Month – What is Good Nutrition?

Woman at refrigerator

March is National Nutrition Month – but “What is good nutrition?” Considering that even a professional can feel overwhelmed by all the health-and-wellness chatter out there, not to mention the sometimes contradictory and confusing headlines – JumpstartMD’s co-founder Dr. Sean Bourke provides helpful advice.

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Does Weight Loss Maintenance Really Matter?

Weight Loss Maintenance

Losing weight is hard. Keeping it off is even harder: up to 97% of all dieters who lose weight ultimately regain every hard-won pound. Since no one wants their weight loss to be “temporary,” at JumpstartMD we focus as intensely on weight maintenance as we do on weight loss.

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French Lentils with Thyme & Goat Cheese

Ingredients for French Lentils with Goat Cheese

Cooking with Mara’s simple and delicious recipe for French lentils. Lentils are an excellent source of protein (18 grams/one-cup), iron, folate, and fiber.

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Upcoming FREE Seminars for JumpstartMD Patients!

Mindful Weight Loss Seminar

This March through June, we will be offering FREE seminars to assist patients with the complicated challenges encountered during the weight loss journey.

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To a Healthy St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick's Day

The pub crawls, green beer, corned beef and potatoes – some tips to celebrate a healthy St. Patrick’s Day for those of us looking out for our waistlines.

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The Importance of Accountability for Weight Loss

reflective woman drinking tea

Accountability is a valued part of our program for a majority of patients. Here’s more on the critical role of accountability for weight loss and modifying one’s overall mindset.

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Avoiding Stress Eating – A Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Afternoon Slump

Avoiding stress eating

Many JumpstartMD parents struggle with the “afternoon slump.” This is a time of day when avoiding stress eating can be a real challenge. Here are some helpful tips.

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