Eating Addiction

Food Addiction (Part 2): Your Food Rehab Program

Food addiction is when you eat for a change in your emotional, and keep eating in an obsessive way in the face of harm from it. I’ve written about my own struggle with food addiction in my new book, The Hormone Reset Diet (which you can order right here), and in my last blog on food addiction, I outlined the ways that “Big Food” hooks you into food addiction and … [Read More...]

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Is the Autoimmune Protocol Necessary?

In my last post about autoimmune disease, I explained how autoimmunity is a con artist, mimicking a number of different diseases and symptoms in the body. When considered collectively, autoimmune diseases—such as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, etc.—constitute the most prevalent diseases in the United States. [1] If … [Read More...]

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Detox, Retox, Detox: My #1 Recommendation to Upgrade Your Health

One of the top questions I get asked is what I recommend to help the body fix itself, at a foundational level. Perhaps you are craving this knowledge, and want nothing more than to return to a state of wholeness and zen-like hormone balance. Maybe you feel frustrated and desperate. Maybe you've worked with other doctors, only to be given prescription medications, and … [Read More...]

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5 Natural Tips for Feeling More Frisky

Spring is just around the corner. Trees are budding, bird are nesting, and the days are getting longer. Sounds like a good time for romance and love, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, many women suffer with low sex drive, so Dr. Sara asked me to write about natural ways you can boost your libido and feel more frisky. One place to start getting into the mood for love is … [Read More...]

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Body Dissatisfaction: Do You Have It? Novel Interruptions to the Pattern

  There’s something terribly wrong with this statistic: 80% of women are unhappy with their body. I believe female body dissatisfaction is at epidemic levels, and it’s a top driver of food addiction and its sidekicks: eating disorders, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, chronic stress, hormone misfires, accelerated aging, and obesity. Body image is how you … [Read More...]

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Ditch the Dairy

There's a monster in your milk that could set off a chain reactions of inflammation, hormone issues, and dietary malfunction in your body. [1] Are you bothered by any of these health issues? Bloating Constipation Acne Dry skin Heartburn Food cravings Inflammation If so, diary may be the culprit. I know: it seems illogical that a food so long … [Read More...]

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Autoimmune Disease is a Con Artist

“My joints hurt.” “I have this rash…” “I get terrible headaches.” “I think I’m allergic to...” “Am I going bald?” I hear these complaints on a daily basis from my patients, many of whom struggle to keep their conditions under control with medications such as steroids, anti-inflammatories, pain killers, and the like. Most of my patients are surprised to … [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!  Dr. Sara Gottfried