Constipated? Get Your Hormones Moving

Many women hesitate to bring up the topic of constipation with their doctor. While it’s common, few women want to talk about it. But constipation is not an issue you want to keep under wraps. When your bowel movements are regular, chances are that your hormones—cortisol, estrogen, and thyroid—are working … [Read more...]

Kale and Coffee? Interview with My Favorite Health Renegade

Hi Everyone—today we have a special treat for you . . . my friend Kevin Gianni, author of the new book Kale and Coffee agreed to answer some of my questions about his new book. When I received the advance copy of his book, I devoured it in three days. I think you will agree with me that this is an … [Read more...]

Detox, Retox, Detox: My #1 Recommendation to Upgrade Your Health

One of the top questions I get asked is what I recommend to help the body fix itself, at a foundational level. Perhaps you are craving this knowledge, and want nothing more than to return to a state of wholeness and zen-like hormone balance. Maybe you feel frustrated and desperate. Maybe you've worked … [Read more...]

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

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 The Hormone Reset Detox! … [Read more...]

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...]

12 Signs You Need to Detox

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...]

Detox Friendly Recipes – A Sample Menu from the Hormone Reset Detox

One of the biggest questions I get during the Hormone Reset Detox is “What do I eat?!” Perhaps the better question would be, what can’t you eat? That list is much shorter, and easier to remember. Here’s a quick overview of the addictive, toxin-forming foods we remove in 72-hour stages during the … [Read more...]