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Yoga: The Answer to Everything

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 31, 2011

I’m going to shoot straight with you: my wonderful assistant just quit last week and I’m overwhelmed. I’d love to describe how my summer vacation is off to a wonderful…

Tips for My Younger Sisters: Sex, Weight, Hormones, Fertility

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 24, 2011

I’ve been blessed to grow up with two younger sisters and today I had the idea of posting some of my best tips about surfing the hormonal flux of premenopause…

Seamed & Brown: The Diet, The Attitude + The Eye Cream (and the Denise Levertov Poem)

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 17, 2011

Honestly, I haven’t paid much attention to my skin. Yes, acne as a adolescent was a serious drag. But there was a gap of relatively good skin (OK, gigantic pores,…

Get Your Alkaline Broth Right Here

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 13, 2011

When I lead my Cleanse twice/year, alkaline broth is front and center. Why bother? What could it possibly do for you? We tend to love acidifying and mucus-producing foods. You…

Botanical Bliss: Wear Organic, Eat Organic

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 13, 2011

Today I sit with the question: If we are all so clear about eating organic, why are we not wearing organic clothing? Our conventional clothes contain toxic fertilizers/pesticides/herbicides/insecticides, heavy metals,…

Mini-Sabbatical Coming Soon

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 12, 2011

When I first went to France at 17, I was struck by how Paris shut down for the month of August. I thought taking the month of August off sounded…

Botanical Alchemist | Organic Fashion Designer

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 11, 2011

Was surfing Etsy last weekend, minding my own business, when I came across a mystic from North Carolina named Andrea Crouse. Check her out. That’s Andrea (above), modeling her Tulsi dress in…

Cleansing As Honeymoon Between You + Your Body

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 10, 2011

Here’s a trick I’ve learned. When people at social gatherings ask why you’re not eating toxins and drinking a glass of wine with them, look them in the eye and…

Homage to Betty Ford: We'd Have No Dr. Drew Without You

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 10, 2011

When Gerald Ford became president in 1974 after Nixon’s resignation, I was seven years old. Sadly, it took Betty Ford’s death last Friday, July 8, 2011, for me to understand…

Orgasm Balances Your Hormones: According to Hippocrates + Modern Research

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 8, 2011

You know the Hippocratic Oath? I took it back in 1994. Do No Harm. Got it. Hippocrates got it, too – and he wanted you to get some. Turns out that during…