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6 Superfoods To Add To Your Diet in 2020

By Sara Gottfried MD | December 3, 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, the compilation and best-of lists are doing the rounds. When I see an article on superfoods, it makes me slightly crazy. Is eating an açaí bowl the size of soccer ball really a good idea? Some can get away with it, but most women I know over 40 find that…

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Opioid Use and Misuse in Pregnancy: Clinical Issues, Alternatives, and Best Practices

By Sara Gottfried, MD | November 20, 2019

Refill request. Refill request for opioids. When I practiced as a mainstream obstetrician/gynecologist, my heart would sink every time the opioid refill arrived in my inbox. I’d look up the electronic health record of the patient requesting the opioid, and if I saw “pregnancy” in her chart, my heart would sink further. Why? Because I…

Younger Recipe | Grass-Fed Beef | Sara Gottfried MD

Grass-Fed Beef and Vegetable Stew: Perfect for Fall

By Sara Gottfried MD | November 6, 2019

As the cooler months of fall and winter arrive, there is nothing better than a slow-cooked meal to warm you up. Featured in my book Younger, this grass-fed beef stew delivers a balanced, nutrient-dense meal. If you are short on time, you can use store-bought beef stock, but if you really want to increase the…

Baked Onion Mackerel: A Simple Dose of Tasty Fish

By Sara Gottfried, MD | November 4, 2019

I love eating fish! Great for protein, awesome for omega 3s. This Baked Onion Mackerel is one of my all-time favorite recipes, because it’s simple and uses ingredients that I almost always have in the house. Many people are wary of eating too much fish because of high mercury levels. Studies do say that moderate…

Brain Body Diet|Sweet Potato|Sara Gottfried MD

Chickpea, Greens, and Sweet Potato Soup

By Sara Gottfried MD | October 1, 2019

My Chickpea, Greens and Sweet Potato Soup is full of delicious nutrients that feed your brain. Don’t hold back when adding the greens to this soup. For optimal brain health, I recommend in book, Brain Body Diet that you aim for consuming one to two pounds of vegetables a day, so this soup is an…

Younger Recipe | Walnut | Sara Gottfried MD

Endive, Fennel, and Pear Salad with Walnuts

By Sara Gottfried MD | August 1, 2019

Not only is this Endive, Fennel and Pear Salad with Walnuts light and delicious, but it also contains anti-oxidants to help you age slower and increase your healthspan. The shallots in this tasty recipe belong to the allium family of vegetables. Alliums help to boost your glutathione levels. Glutathione is the queen of detoxifiers in…

Love Your Liver: 7 Ways to Detox and Remove Toxins | Women's Health | Sara Gottfried M.D.

Love Your Liver: 7 Ways to Detox and Remove Toxins

By Sara Gottfried MD | July 30, 2019

Our bodies are exposed to toxins on a daily basis. These toxins come from many environmental sources including pollution, toxic ingredients in household cleaning products, beauty products, and processed foods. One of the main ways your body gets rid of toxins is through the liver. The liver is our main detox organ. It is in…

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Sassy Slaw | Sara Gottfried MD

Sassy Slaw: Full of Color, Flavor and Nutrients

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 10, 2019

This spectacular slaw, from my book Brain Body Diet, is full of flavor, crunch, and nutrients. I recommend you eat at least five colors of whole foods each day to help your detoxification genes, prevent micronutrient deficiency and get your fill of antioxidants. This salad definitely does it! With prebiotic jicama, brain-protecting kohlrabi and fiber-rich…

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Tahini Cookies | Sara Gottfried MD

Tahini Cookies: A Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free Treat

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 6, 2019

I’m always advocating staying off of sugar and saying goodbye to gluten, so you might think that desserts are forbidden territory. Well, think again! These cookies are a big treat. They get a uniquely chewy, tangy flavor from the tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds. Did you know that tahini is a nutty…

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Meditation: Precision Medicine for the Brain and Body

By Sara Gottfried MD | June 25, 2019

Have you heard of this cool thing called meditation? As someone who has fixed a cup of tea and sat down to get quiet on a daily basis for the past few decades, I am a total convert on the benefits of meditation. And science is finally catching up to what we’ve known about meditation…