How Wild Alaskan Salmon Rocked My Locks and Transformed My Life

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It's August, 1989. Something weird and wonderful is happening en route to Harvard Medical School, and it’s not just the music of Nirvana and Pearl Jam. My hair is astonishingly full, thick, and shiny even though I haven’t used “product” on it for the entire summer. My nails are curiously strong. My … [Read more...]

What I Recommend My Patients to Eat for Clear, Glowing, and Ageless Skin

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The skin is a mirror of the gut and mind. In functional medicine, symptoms are divine messages from the body. It’s our job together to decode them, not rush to a new pill or cream. We need to identify the root cause and then create a protocol to heal that cause. The same rule applies whether the issue is … [Read more...]

I’m a Doctor. Here’s What I Eat On a Typical Day.

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I’m a board-certified gynecologist who practices functional medicine for women but I’m also a regular gal – busy working mom, constant chauffeur for my daughters, devoted wife, and spiritual seeker. I help women balance their hormones naturally, starting with their fork. I know that good food needs to be … [Read more...]

Why Fermented Foods Make You Healthier (And How to Prepare Them)

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You may already know that a daily dose of the probiotics from fermented food is a good idea, but do you know why? There are many options out there when it comes to getting your daily dose of healthy bacteria from food – here’s the “why” plus a few recipes to kick your health into higher gear. Get More … [Read more...]

Success Story: The Secret to Keeping Weight Off (and Losing Even More)

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Calories aren’t the only culprit when it comes to gaining weight. Your hormones actually play a major role in both the numbers on the bathroom scale and everything from energy levels to quality of sleep. But shedding excess pounds is only half the battle. Keeping them off involves keeping your hormones … [Read more...]

Should I Try a Grain-Free Diet?

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Want to learn more? Order Dr. Sara's new book  - about this topic and so much more – entitled, Younger: A Breakthrough Program to Reset Your Genes, Reverse Aging, and Turn Back the Clock 10 Years. If you have given up gluten but got a partial response, or don’t feel like you got the relief you wanted … [Read more...]

Anxiety: 5 Ways to Reset from Anxious to Zen

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When most people think of anxiety, they envision someone having a full-blown panic attack, but the truth is that anxiety may show up in subtle and sneaky ways. In fact, from a more Eastern perspective, any time you move away from a feeling of peace, you are experiencing a form of anxiety. Consider the … [Read more...]