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3 Ways Vegetables are Essential for Weight Loss & Critical to a Low-Carb Diet

September 21, 2023

By JumpstartMD
People sometimes inaccurately describe our diet as “high protein” when, in fact, a well formulated low carbohydrate diet like ours should include moderate amounts of protein, limited amounts of carbohydrate, and the balance of calories consumed coming from a healthy mix of fats.

How Getting Past the Negative Thinking Leads to Positive Results

August 19, 2023

By JumpstartMD
At JumpstartMD we believe that to be successful on the program depends not only on eating the right foods, but also on having the right mindset. Negative thoughts can stall your journey – and ultimately hamper your ability to achieve your goal.

Top 4 Tips for Wagering on Weight Loss

May 5, 2023

By JumpstartMD
In our program, there have been several patients who benefited from weight loss bets. Sometimes it was for a contest hosted by their local gym

5 Weight Loss Tips for a Social Butterfly

April 4, 2023

By JumpstartMD
We asked our team for some handy weight loss tips for a social butterfly – and wow, did we gather some great advice. We understand that many of our patients have very active social lives whether it be work events or gatherings with friends around the San Francisco Bay Area.

Happy Holidays

December 26, 2022

By JumpstartMD
Warm wishes for a healthy holiday and 2023 new year!

3 Reasons Not to Make Resolutions to Lose Weight

December 20, 2022

By JumpstartMD
Most resolutions to lose weight will fail. So don’t make them.
Despite the best intentions, most resolutions to lose weight will fail. It isn’t simply a lack of willpower that is causing this consistent failure each year.

5 Weight Loss Tips to Stay on Track at Holiday Parties

November 23, 2022

By JumpstartMD
Get weight loss tips to stay on track at holiday parties this season. Holiday parties are all about food and drink. But most of what will be served won’t support your weight loss goals.

3 Steps to Get Your Kitchen Organized for Weight Loss Success

October 5, 2022

By JumpstartMD
Getting organized is a key to your weight loss success
We can’t say this strongly enough: the key to weight loss success is making sure you consistently have weight loss program – friendly food at your disposal. Left to chance, it’s too hard to follow a low-carb lifestyle in our carb-rich food environment.

What is Menopause? Age Related Declines in 3 Essential Hormones

September 15, 2022

By JumpstartMD
Female menopause is an easily treatable medical condition that results from age related declines in three essential hormones: estrogen and progesterone, which plummet precipitously in middle age, and testosterone, which gradually diminishes in both men and women beginning in our mid-30’s.

3 Vitamin Supplement Options for Healthy Weight Loss

August 2, 2022

By JumpstartMD
While transitioning to a new way of daily eating, it can be challenging to get all the necessary vitamins exclusively from food without vitamin supplement options for healthy weight loss

3 Ways to Combat Metabolic Syndrome

June 6, 2022

By JumpstartMD
Metabolic syndrome is a collection of five risk factors that raise the likelihood of heart disease, diabetes, and stroke

Six Ways to Combat Food & Snack Cravings

April 20, 2022

By JumpstartMD
Good things come to those who wait.
Learning to delay responses to cravings and impulse eating is essential for losing weight and developing long term healthy eating habits.

How Sleep Affects Weight Loss

March 22, 2022

By JumpstartMD
When analyzing how sleep affects weight loss – numerous news segments and magazine articles have described how lack of sleep is related to weight gain among adults.

Eat to Lose Weight

February 28, 2022

By JumpstartMD
Reducing food intake is often the first action people take when they are trying to lose weight.

Hormone Deficiencies

February 7, 2022

By JumpstartMD
Female menopause results from age related declines in three essential hormones: estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. The symptoms of menopause result from different hormone deficiencies.

Typical Daily Weight Fluctuation

January 31, 2022

By JumpstartMD
How Much Can Your Weight Fluctuate in a Day and What is the Typical Daily Weight Fluctuation?

Do You Need to Exercise to Lose Weight?

October 26, 2021

By JumpstartMD
How does exercise fit into your weight loss plan? “Exercise more” is often the first thing people think of when trying to lose weight.

How to Lose Weight: Overcoming Obstacles

August 24, 2021

By Stephania Humprey, JumpstartMD Health Coach – Burlingame

Being a health coach at JumpstartMD and a member myself, I’ve experienced the benefits of this program and supported many members through their ups and downs.

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