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For this article by Sara Gottfried MD on taking charge of your metabolic health the image shows a Black woman holding a continuous glucose monitor between her fingertips.

The Key to a Longer, Healthier Life: Claim Your Metabolic Health

By Sara Gottfried MD | September 22, 2023

Taking charge of your metabolic health is the key to a longer, healthier life. Metabolic health is a critical pillar that supports health and energy.  At its most basic function,…

For this article by Sara Gottfried MD on protein the image shows the arm of a man in a gym lifting a heavy weight.

How Much Protein Do We Really Need?

By Sara Gottfried MD | July 31, 2023

Protein is an essential nutrient that plays a crucial role in the body with its most important function being building and repairing muscles. But just how much of this essential…

For this article by Sara Gottfried MD on Depression the image shows a man sitting on the floor holding his head in his hands.

Climbing Out of the Depression Hole: Kick Pills, Bring Back Aliveness

By Sara Gottfried MD | June 11, 2023

I have been treating depression for about 25 years, so when a friend mentioned feeling depressed while on a hike with me, I jumped into doctor mode: “How’s your diet?…

Take Charge of Your Metabolic Health (And Stop Outsourcing to Your Doctor)

By Sara Gottfried MD | April 20, 2023

There are many reasons why you should care about your metabolic health. This applies to both men and women, however women are more vulnerable than men with regard to metabolic…

What Is Precision Medicine?

By Sara Gottfried MD | April 20, 2023

Precision medicine is about taking an individual and personalizing a treatment plan that looks at genomics and a multitude of biomarkers and then putting the story together so that we…

Hormone Imbalance: Let’s Stop Normalizing It

By Sara Gottfried MD | April 20, 2023

Hormones control how we feel. As a medical doctor specializing in hormonal health for over 25 years, I understand the immense impact hormone imbalances can have on physical, mental, and…

Unlock the Secrets to Hormone Health for Longevity and Vitality

By Sara Gottfried MD | April 19, 2023

My favorite podcast host in the past year was Andrew Huberman, PhD. We discussed hormones, gut health, the estrobolome, fertility, vitality, and longevity. While our conversation focused on women’s health,…

Sara Gottfried Women's Health Article |Cardiometabolic disease|Cardiometabolic Disease: Too Many Women Are Dying Unnecessarily

Cardiometabolic Disease: Too Many Women Are Dying Unnecessarily

By Sara Gottfried MD | July 4, 2022

Half of the women in developed countries will die of mostly preventable heart disease or stroke. This is one of several shocking statistics that I encountered while researching my latest…

Sara Gottfried Women's Health Article |Thyroid and Metabolic Health|The Connection Between Thyroid, Weight Gain, and Metabolic Health

The Connection Between Thyroid, Weight Gain, and Metabolic Health

By Sara Gottfried MD | January 16, 2022

An unexplained change in weight is one of the most common signs of a thyroid disorder. Weight gain may signal low levels of thyroid hormones, a condition called hypothyroidism. In…

Sara Gottfried Women's Health Article |Belly Fat|Belly Fat: Why Fat Accumulates As You Age And How To Reduce It

Belly Fat: Why Fat Accumulates As You Age And How To Reduce It

By Sara Gottfried MD | January 4, 2022

Belly fat or gaining weight around the middle is often considered an inevitable part of the aging process, especially for women as they move into their forties and fifties. I…