Oil Pulling: Whiten Your Teeth, Detoxify Your Body and Prevent Cavities?

Coconut Oil and Sesame Oil to Whiten Teen and Detox Your Body

It’s been said that total body health begins in the mouth. But why? Well, for one thing, it’s the gateway through which you either nourish yourself with life-supporting food and drink or burden your body with toxins from alcohol, cigarettes, drugs or processed foods. Furthermore, a clean mouth may … [Read more...]

Part-Time Paleo: How to Go Paleo Without Going Crazy – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #18

Part-Time Paleo: How to Go Paleo Without Going Crazy – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #18

In a culture where the “all-or-nothing” attitude prevails, it’s refreshing to give ourselves a little break -- especially when it comes to how we eat. I’ve always been a big proponent of paleo-based eating, which includes an emphasis on fresh vegetables, ethically sourced animal proteins and healthy … [Read more...]

Dr. Sara’s Top 3 Questions: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Dr. Sara's Top 3 Questions: for Good Health

When it comes to female hormonal conditions, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is probably one you’ve heard of. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, between 1 in 10 and 1 in 20 women of childbearing age have PCOS. That means someone in your female tribe – sister, … [Read more...]

Green Your Hormones in 8 Easy Steps

Woman Doing Yoga to Avoid Hormone Imbalance

Are you feeling tired, moody or stressed? Did you know this could be a result of a hormonal imbalance? In my practice, thousands of patients have come to me with the same complaint: “I exercise. I eat lots of fruits and vegetables. I drink water all day. Why do I feel so terrible?” The reason they … [Read more...]

Watch the Replay of my LIVE Video Event with JJ Virgin!

JJ Virgin With Dr Sara Gottfried on Detox and Weight Loss

Did you catch my live conversation with weight loss expert and NY Times bestselling author JJ Virgin? We discussed the 7 Power Habits to double your detox and weight loss. It’s often these 7 areas that prevent you from getting the results you desire and cause unnecessary frustration despite your best … [Read more...]

The All-Day Energy Diet: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #17

Yuri Elkaim’s Book The All-Day Energy Diet: Double Your Energy in 7 Days to Increase Energy

If there's one thing that's indicative of good health, it's how energized you feel on a day-to-day basis. That's the premise of Yuri Elkaim’s book "The All-Day Energy Diet: Double Your Energy in 7 Days," and it's this month's read for my book club. Your energy level is a clear indication that your … [Read more...]

12 Signs You Need to Detox

Stressed Woman Having Mood Swings and Headache

I didn’t learn about detox at medical school or residency; I learned about it first through yoga, particularly during my years at Kripalu in Western Massachusetts. My detox education began via the Ayurvedic principles of Panchakarma. I learned about detox from feeling sluggish and like my liver was … [Read more...]