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How To Strengthen Your Immune System Against Covid-19 |Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

How to Strengthen Your Immune System Against Covid-19

By Sara Gottfried MD | April 3, 2020

While rapid and important work is being done to develop immunotherapy and a Covid-19 vaccine, we don’t have them yet. Meanwhile, we are getting somber reports daily on the number of cases and deaths. While we wait for proven treatments, I recommend that we focus on how to strengthen immunity as the best way to…

Brain Body Diet |Hummus| Sara Gottfried MD

Home-Style Middle Eastern Hummus

By Sara Gottfried MD | January 16, 2020

Traditional hummus has only 5 ingredients, and each of those ingredients is powerful for brain-body balance, which is why I had to include this recipe in my book, Brain Body Diet. Let’s jump into this incredible dish that is oh so creamy, simple to make and nutritious! Chickpeas are the star in hummus. Like most…

Superfoods|Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

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…

Opioids and Pregnancy |Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD .jpg

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…

Sara Gottfried MD Women's Health Article |Health|Start 2020 Off Right with these 7 Pillars of Health

Start 2020 Off Right with these 7 Pillars of Health

By Sara Gottfried MD | November 1, 2019

Health, for me, is not merely the absence of disease. Health is physical, mental, emotional, social, and functional well-being. As we welcome in 2020 and a new decade, it’s the perfect time to make changes to improve your health. The 7 Pillars of Health that I follow are: EATFood is information for your DNA and…

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…