Racism in Medicine |Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

Racism in Medicine: 5 Disparities That Point to Health Inequality

By Sara Gottfried MD | June 10, 2020

It’s time to acknowledge the role of racism in medicine in the United States. It’s not just the racism of George Floyd that we witnessed on video at the hands of police, it’s the daily traumatizing experiences of Black Americans at our hands as well in the US healthcare system. While most physicians and other…

Why Cardiovascular Disease Kills More Women Than Breast Cancer|Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

Why Cardiovascular Disease Kills More Women Than Breast Cancer

By Sara Gottfried MD | May 25, 2020

Most women I know, friends and patients, fear breast cancer. It makes sense because one in eight of us will develop breast cancer over our lifetime, which translates to a lifetime risk of 12.5 percent, and higher for those of us with a high-risk gene mutation. However, our fear of breast cancer may come at…

Hormone Testing: What to Check and Why|Hormone Balance|Sara Gottfried MD

Hormone Testing: What to Check and Why

By Sara Gottfried MD | May 17, 2020

Questions about hormone testing are common among my patients and on social media. Women want to know which hormones they need to check and why. They also want to know what hormones and other biomarkers can be tested at home. In this video and accompanying article, I cover the biomarkers that I check for myself…

Sara Gottfried Women's Health Article |Hormone Balance

Perimenopause, Menopause & Hormone Balance: Office Hours at goop

By Sara Gottfried MD | April 21, 2020

Over recent years, I have been interviewed by Gwyneth Paltrow and her goop lifestyle brand about perimenopause and hormones as well as other popular topics such as the ketogenic diet, stubborn weight loss and the secrets to staying younger. Perimenopause & Menopause Women in their 40s and 50s are hungry for information on another way…

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…

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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…