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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…

Sara Gottfried Hormonal Health Article |Sugar|Sugar and Brain Health: How to Keep Your Marbles As You Age

Sugar and Brain Health: How to Keep Your Marbles As You Age

By Sara Gottfried MD | June 6, 2019

We all know that sugar is not good for the waistline. But do you know the effect sugar has on your brain health? Sugar is perhaps the best-known offender when it comes to your ability to think, learn, and remember—and develop stroke and dementia, including Alzheimer’s.  Eating more sugar doubles your risk of cognitive impairment.1 Too…

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Berry | Sara Gottfried MD

Berry Cobbler Shake: Feed Your Brain

By Sara Gottfried MD | May 1, 2019

Start your day with a breakfast shake. It’s one of those small daily habits that can add up to major health transformation over time. My Berry Cobbler Shake is packed with delicious goodness.  Both chia seeds and flaxseeds are a great source of monounsaturated fats (MUFAs). Whole food fat leaves you feeling satiated instead of…

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Transgenerational Soul Wounds and the Trauma of the Sri Lanka Bombings

By Sara Gottfried MD | April 24, 2019

The terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka claimed the lives of over three hundred people and injured hundreds more. When I read about the suicide bombings, it’s not just the hundreds of dead and injured and their grieving families and communities whom I hold in my thoughts, but also the future generations of family members, who…

Is Aging Optional?

By Sara Gottfried, MD | April 3, 2019

Is aging optional? Do we have more control over our aging than we might believe? Or are we victims of our environment and genetic code? I’m fascinated by the mission to extend the glory of middle age for as long as possible; the daily choices that extend healthspan, the length of time you feel awesome…

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Cream of Broccoli Soup| Sara Gottfried MD

Broccoli Soup: Dairy-Free For Brain Body Balance

By Sara Gottfried MD | April 1, 2019

Craving a creamy warm soup? You can still enjoy one if you’re detoxing and going dairy-free. Indulge in a comforting bowl of broccoli soup. Here’s another recipe from my new book, Brain Body Diet. Serves 4 to 6 6 cups vegetable or bone broth1 large leek, chopped2 cups broccoli, chopped2 cups spinach, chopped 2 cups…

Sara Gottfried MD Women's Health Article | Gut Brain Axis | Could The Gut-Brain Axis Hold The Secrets To Radically Transform Your Health?

Nutrigenomics: Food as Precision Medicine

By Sara Gottfried MD | March 20, 2019

Imagine a world where you don’t need to count calories or obsess over food. Imagine a world where you’re not caught between retreating to the couch or spending hours at the gym. Finally, imagine a world where you’re not feeling shame, punishment or restriction when it comes to the food you eat. This is the…

Finger-Licking Good Braised Turmeric Cinnamon Chicken

By Sara Gottfried MD | March 19, 2019

Slow your roll with this incredible chicken recipe from Younger. Simmering this chicken slowly better breaks down all the nutrients so they are more easily digestible.  If we’re talking about nutrients, pepper, cinnamon, and turmeric are known in Ayurvedic medicine to enhance digestion, improve metabolism and serve as anti-inflammatories. I recommend cinnamon in my anti-aging…

Garlic Mashed Yuca: A Delicious Prebiotic Recipe

By Sara Gottfried MD | March 17, 2019

Yuca is a root vegetable grown in subtropical climates, including Mexico and South America. Known also as cassava, yuca is rich in carbohydrates that burn more slowly and serves as an excellent prebiotic for healthy microbiota in the gut. This recipe features both yuca and garlic, prebiotic foods crucial for gut health, as highlighted in…