You already know the importance of sleep to your health. But did you know that sleep governs over 600 genes? Those include weight loss genes (such as CLOCK) as well as the genes that predict your risk of Alzheimer’s disease (APOE4). If you’re like me and have the variation of CLOCK, you need eight hours of sleep per night to lose weight, because the gene variant can … [Read More...]
Are you frustrated with any of the following symptoms? Gut issues such as constipation, gas, or bloating Irritable bowel syndrome Malabsorption Recurrent yeast infections Itchy ears or scalp Dandruff Fatigue Acne or rosacea Patchy skin rashes, usually itchy Allergies Headaches Joint problems Thyroiditis Mood and brain … [Read More...]
What's your food status? You eat whole foods only. You shun processed food, refined sugars and flours. You're a fierce advocate of food quality. You limit eating out because you are aware from my previous books that dining out is associated with greater risk of diabetes. I’m thrilled if you do any or all of these things. But I have to ask, have you … [Read More...]
Last year was such a fabulous year! Thanks to your support, I published my third New York Times bestseller, Younger: A Breakthrough Program to Reset Your Genes, Reverse Aging, and Turn Back the Clock 10 Years. I reached thousands from across the globe with my online programs, podcasts, press interviews, events and blog. To celebrate, I’m recapping for you the four … [Read More...]
Who isn’t crazy busy these days? I know I am! Eating healthy can feel like a burden when at first it takes longer to prepare food that’s good for you. Yet food is information for your DNA. Eating your kids’ leftover pizza or macaroni and cheese is not the type of information that I want you to send to your DNA. If you are feeling like you’ve got no spare time to … [Read More...]
The female body definitely has a daily, monthly, seasonal hormonal rhythm--and problems arise when those natural rhythms are ignored, neglected, silenced, overpowered, or disconnected from environmental cues. A good example is the environmental cue of the light/dark cycle of each day. When you are disconnected from bright natural light in the morning, your sleep … [Read More...]
From all my years in practice and speaking with women who are suffering, I know how grave the desperation, anxiety, and loneliness are for those struggling with infertility. Too commonly unaddressed, millions of women suffer in secrecy and begin to doubt their bodies. According to the most recent data from the CDC, 6.9 million or 11 percent of women aged 15 to 44 … [Read More...]
WHY DR. SARA?
Dedicated to Helping Women Balance Hormones Naturally
I believe in eating your leafy greens rather than popping synthetic pills. I believe in Ayurveda, integrative medicine, + yoga to cultivate your vitality. If this is the doctoring you seek, you’re in the right place!