Dr. Sara Book Review: Love Notes from Hell – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #19

Roy Nelson’s Book Love Notes from Hell

Addiction is a sneaky, pervasive and widely misunderstood phenomenon. In Roy Nelson’s “Love Notes from Hell,” we’re faced with the uncomfortable truth that most of us are, indeed, addicts – in some form or another. What’s your drug of choice? Food? Sex? Work? People pleasing? A cold glass of … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Finding Your ME Spot: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #15

Finding Your ME Spot: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #15

We’ve all experienced it – life gets so busy you lose sight of your own needs and desires. Deborah Kagan's book "Find Your ME Spot" describes the five senses and how they relate to your overall sense of health, well-being, and vitality. You try to be everything to everyone at the expense of truly taking … [Read more...]

The 7-Day Allergy Makeover – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #14

The 7-Day Allergy Makeover - Dr. Sara’s Book Club #14

Allergies rank high on the health misery scale. They affect about 50 million people in the United States. Even mild allergy symptoms can bring about fatigue, congestion, bloating and brain fog. People with more severe allergies can experience extremely aggressive inflammatory reactions that require … [Read more...]

The Cheat System Diet – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #13

The Cheat System Diet Book

With bikini season just around the corner, women everywhere are expressing collective panic at the thought of shedding their coats and yoga pants in favor of sundresses, tank tops, and swimsuits. The problem is that worrying about your weight can put your “fight or flight” hormone—cortisol—on overdrive, … [Read more...]