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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…

Meditation_ Precision Medicine for the Brain and Body |Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

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…

Sara Gottfried MD Epigenetics Article |Transgenerational Trauma

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…