The Biggest Hormone Myth That’s Sabotaging You

Secrets How to Cure Hormonal Imbalance

MYTH: I don’t have to worry about hormones until menopause. Meanwhile, I can do whatever I want to my body – drink like a fish, party like a rock star, skimp on sleep – without consequences. TRUTH: This is one of those myths that even most doctors believe! Many hormone levels – such as estrogen, … [Read more...]

Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #16

Hormonal Balance, Balance Your Life: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #16

It’s not every day I meet another female doctor who loves talking about hormones as much as I do.  But when I chatted recently with Dr. Claudia Welch, author of “Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life: Achieving Optimal Health and Wellness through Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, and Western Science,” I … [Read more...]

Dr. Sara’s Genius Bar: My Favorite Healthy Recipe Blogs

Dr Sara’s Genius Bar: My Favorite Clean Recipe Blogs

Is there anything better than stumbling upon a recipe that’s both healthy and makes you drool over the thought of eating it?  Like Hippocrates said, food is medicine – and I’m all about eating your way to a rockin’ bod and balanced hormones. The problem is, recipe blogs are a dime a dozen these days, … [Read more...]

Why Do I Feel Disconnected? The Cortisol-Oxytocin Connection

Why Do I Feel Detached? The Cortisol-Oxytocin Connection

Do you feel stressed, tired, lonely and disconnected from your relationships with others and even yourself? Do you prefer to stay home than socialize? Have you walked by people you know and didn’t say hi, not because they annoy you but because you didn’t want to interact? Are you missing the … [Read more...]

Are You Eating Clean? 5 Mistakes That Sabotage a Good Diet

Are You Having A Good Diet? 5 Mistakes That Damage a Clean Diet

The road to learning clean eating habits can be a long one. For most of you, overhauling your diet doesn’t happen overnight. It starts slowly – first you swap your soda habit for sparkling water, next you cut back on your cheese addiction, and then one day you wake up and find yourself noshing on a kale … [Read more...]

How to Get Picky Kids to Eat (and Grow!) Their Vegetables

How to Have Choosy Kids to Eat (and Grow!) Their Veggies

As any parent knows, getting your kids to eat vegetables can be a real challenge. In my house, this is a nearly constant struggle with my youngest daughter, who is a seriously picky eater. This pains me because I consider vegetables to be medicine, whereas the rest of it - the grains, meat, even fruit - … [Read more...]

Thyroid Math: What Those Numbers Mean (and What Your Doc Probably Forgot)

Thyroid Math - What Those Stats Mean (and What Your Doc Probably Forgot)

Let's face it... Thyroid numbers are often counterintuitive and confusing. Mix in low thyroid function with the common low-thyroid symptom of brain fog, maybe a bit of depression, and you've got a perfect storm for feeling overwhelmed, and even worse, disempowered about what to do next. Want a sampler … [Read more...]