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Younger Recipe | Blackened Cajun Salmon | Sara Gottfried MD

A Punch of Omega-3s in this Blackened Cajun Salmon

By Sara Gottfried MD | February 9, 2019

I cannot get enough salmon because it’s delicious and incredibly versatile! Salmon is rich in good-fat omega-3 fatty acids that promote antioxidants and have antidepressant, antiaging, and anti-arthritis effects. It supports the vitamin D receptor gene, too! I recommend 1-2 servings of fresh wild-caught fish per week ( a serving is 3-4 oz for women…

Brain Body Diet Recipe| Beets | Sara Gottfried MD

Red Velvet Shake: Good for your heart and your brain

By Sara Gottfried MD | February 1, 2019

This healthy shake is as luxurious as it sounds. It is the ultimate self-care in a glass. Let’s start with the beets. Beetroot is a major source of betalains, powerful phytonutrients that counter inflammation, protect the liver, and have antioxidant activity. Beets are one of the true superfoods. As are avocados. We all know by…

Sara Gottfried, MD Women's Health Article | Sugar | Why Sugar Robs Us of Health and Wellness

The Effects of Sugar: How it Robs us of Health

By Sara Gottfried MD | January 28, 2019

Some believe sugar is killing us. Some believe sugary foods like cake, pies and ice cream are comfort food, but in reality, sugar is disrupting our health. Now I think of sugar as a toxin in most people.

Brain Body Diet Recipe | French Onion Soup | Sara Gottfried MD

French Onion Soup: All About Alliums

By Sara Gottfried MD | January 4, 2019

If you love onions, you’ll love this French Onion Soup from Brain Body Diet. Here’s why you should be indulging in more onions. Allium vegetables, mainly onions, garlic, and leeks, raise glutathione – the body’s chief detoxer. Onions are chock-full of antioxidants, particularly flavonoids. As prebiotics, onions and garlic contain fiber and sulfur needed for…

Younger Recipe | Dark Chocolate | Sara Gottfried MD

Dark Chocolate Coconut Pudding

By Sara Gottfried MD | December 23, 2018

This Dark Chocolate Coconut Pudding is a must-have for your meal plan. Why? Because it tastes delicious, it stops sugar cravings before they derail your diet, and it is also nutrient-dense. What more can you want from a dessert? Did you know that dark chocolate has so many health benefits? Chocolate made with at least…

Younger Recipe | Buddha Fettuccine Alfredo | Sara Gottfried MD

Buddha “Fettuccine” Alfredo: A Comfort Food Revised

By Sara Gottfried MD | December 5, 2018

This is how I unite a classic comfort food with healthy, vegetable-filled eating. I shared this recipe in my book, Younger, because of the antiaging properties of Brazil nuts and because it is oh so much goodness! Munching on these tasty nuts fill you up with magnesium. Magnesium is the relaxing mineral; it counters the…

The Hormone Reset Diet Recipe|Carbohydrates|Sara Gottfried MD

Carb-free Butternut Squash Salad “Sqoutons”

By Sara Gottfried MD | December 4, 2018

I hate to tell you bread lovers, but carbohydrates or “carbs” are not essential to survival. The foods that are necessary are healthy fats (such as omega-3s) and clean proteins, which contain certain vital amino acids. But you would survive without carbohydrates. That doesn’t mean that you need to remove carbohydrates completely. Severe restriction can…

Personalized Lifestyle Medicine

Personalized Lifestyle Medicine

By Sara Gottfried, MD | November 27, 2018

We are experiencing a profound change in the type of disease that affects the general population, and it is the main reason why I believe we need a paradigm shift from the current model of mainstream medicine to personalized lifestyle medicine. Allow me to explain why. The past few decades have witnessed a dramatic rise…

Younger Recipe | Turmeric Latte | Sara Gottfried MD

Turmeric Latte: A Warming Drink with An Anti-Inflammatory Kick

By Sara Gottfried MD | November 21, 2018

Looking for the perfect drink for a morning zing?  I love this turmeric latte from my book, Younger, for its anti-inflammatory and satiating properties. The bold combination of cinnamon, turmeric and clove targets the inflammatory pathways, works from the gut to prevent neurodegenerative disease and introduces antioxidants.  My version of this ayurvedic latte includes cashews…

Younger Recipe| Apple | Sara Gottfried MD

Apple Pie Shake

By Sara Gottfried MD | October 25, 2018

I find that when you start your day with a shake, you end up making better health choices throughout the rest of the day. My Apple Pie Shake makes a great choice around the holidays as it can satisfy cravings for the sweet, sugary temptations that are hard to escape during the holiday season. The…