Worried about wrinkles, sagging skin, and face blotches? It’s a part of aging, a part of life. But all hope is not lost – in fact, you can actively slow the skin-aging process by encouraging one thing in your body to flourish: collagen. Collagen is your body’s main structure for firm, resilient skin. It is the most prevalent protein in the human body, and forms … [Read More...]
I love chocolate not only because of the taste, but because it’s a superfood. It’s functional medicine for your DNA. Cacao (raw cacao powder is made by cold-pressing unroasted cocoa beans) has nearly twice the antioxidants found in red wine and almost triple the antioxidants of green tea. Most people know that dark chocolate contains magnesium, and most of us don’t … [Read More...]
This interview with Dr. Sara Gottfried appeared on the London women's website Sheerluxe on March 15, 2017. Here is an excerpt. ~~~~~ Renowned hormone expert Dr. Sara Gottfried knows a thing or two about aging well – the Harvard-graduate has 20 years of experience as a gynecologist, and several years ago took her health into her … [Read More...]
I’m so pleased that my latest book, Younger, made it to the New York Times bestseller list. Likewise, I love recommending other recently-released innovative books about health. Here are my latest top ten. 1. White Hot Truth: Has your self help become self criticism? A wise and hilarious exploration of the conflicts between spiritual aspiration and the compulsion to … [Read More...]
Soap, or oil cleanser? Facial mask, or exfoliation? Wrinkle fighting, or skin plumping? So many facial care products on the shelves claim to save our skin, whether from dryness or oiliness (or both) or aging woes. It’s one challenge to figure out what to believe. But the bigger concern is that most products sold in stores are toxic. What you rub, scrub, or swab on … [Read More...]
You’re crampy and crabby, bloated and bothered. You sense that it’s that time of month again, and whoops! - you better buy tampons. Many of us view our periods as a routine nuisance. For some, the premenstrual and menstrual symptoms are particularly daunting: sore breasts, extreme mood swings, insatiable cravings, migraines, heavy blood flow, or severe … [Read More...]
Five years ago, I found out my body was in a failure state as measured by my telomeres, the protective caps on chromosomes that reflect how fast you are aging. As with many stories of initiation, my failing telomeres started me on an unplanned journey of surrender and healing. You may wonder what my telomeres have to do with food. My simple blood test showed that … [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!