What Stress Does to Your Hormones, Plus 3 PROVEN Stress Management Strategies

Woman Having Chronic Stress and Cannot Sleep

Nothing wrecks your hormones faster than unmanaged stress. However, stress in and of itself is not a bad thing. A healthy dose of stress can motivate you to high levels of productivity and performance. The key is to manage your stress so that it doesn’t spiral out of control, and cause all sorts of … [Read more...]

JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #20

JJ Virgin's Book Sugar Impact Diet

If you’ve ever despaired that your sweet tooth is the bane of your existence, stop what you’re doing and go get a copy of my dear friend’s new book, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet. You’ve probably heard of JJ Virgin - she’s a clean-eating, smoothie-sipping, burst-training goddess after my own heart – and … [Read more...]

America’s #1 Addiction Might Shock You

Gorgeous Woman Shocked With Sugar Addiction News

“I wanted to do it alone,” a client told me. “I didn’t want anyone else around. Minutes after I began, I felt this rush of euphoria and I couldn’t stop. Then came the inevitable crash, where I wanted to curl up in the fetal position watching 'Friends' reruns.” If you’re concerned my client had a drug … [Read more...]

How to Conquer Cravings + 5 Substitutions That Will Satisfy

Woman Crave for Sugar and Sweets

Few of us are immune to cravings. Research shows that cravings are unrelated to body mass index. Yet for women who are overweight or obese, cravings usually are for foods high in fat and processed foods. I've found that I can crave almost anything, but usually it involves carbs (even the healthy … [Read more...]

Dr. Sara’s Top 3 Questions: Weight Loss

Dr. Sara's Top 3 Questions: Avoid Weight Gain and Hormonal Effect

For most women, there’s no topic hotter than weight loss. True, we live in a culture that all but demands we have an obsession with our looks, but the search for a perfect swimsuit body is also representative of something bigger – we’re more concerned than ever about being healthy, fit and … [Read more...]

Dr. Sara Book Review: Love Notes from Hell – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #19

Roy Nelson’s Book Love Notes from Hell

Addiction is a sneaky, pervasive and widely misunderstood phenomenon. In Roy Nelson’s “Love Notes from Hell,” we’re faced with the uncomfortable truth that most of us are, indeed, addicts – in some form or another. What’s your drug of choice? Food? Sex? Work? People pleasing? A cold glass of … [Read more...]

Grocery Shopping with Dr. Sara: 5 Quick, Healthy, Detox-Friendly Foods

Woman Shopping for Healthy Food

Do you feel too busy to prepare nourishing food? Me too. That means I’m constantly scouting for food that’s easy to eat on the run, or that’s amenable to a quick assembly at home. Today, I want to share with you my favorite upgrades that I’m loving—and all are compliant with our current detox! Even if … [Read more...]