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Sake Bombs or Kale? Vacation Review

By Sara Gottfried, MD | January 18, 2011

At the risk of sounding insufferable, I have to share some thoughts on two side-by-side vacations. Let me preface our discussion with two disclosures:  I have adrenal dysregulation and two young kids. While I’m in adrenal “recovery,” as many of you know who are on this path with me — recovery takes a long, long…

Madonna My Thyroid, Please

By Sara Gottfried, MD | January 13, 2011

One comment personal trainers hear daily from overweight, middle-aged women is: “I want Madonna arms.” It makes them want to shoot themselves. Actually, um, I want Madonna arms. While she is controversial, chameleonic and doesn’t always comment wisely on her art, she is arguably looking mighty fine for age 52. In fact, I think she…

Notes on an Organic Life, Week 2

By Sara Gottfried, MD | January 12, 2011

I’m 2 weeks into my organic experiment of wearing, eating and schmearing only organic. Frankly it’s been difficult: cold, my options are rather limited and it’s been expensive. Yet I love it. 

Food Addiction = Disease: Stages & Consequences

By Sara Gottfried, MD | February 8, 2009

I’m going to draw heavily again from Kay Sheppard’s book on food addiction along with my professional and personal experience to lay out for you the stages and consequences of the disease of food addiction. It’s when we look at food addiction as a bad habit that needs to be changed by sheer force of…