Kicking Dairy: Why Bother?

By Sara Gottfried, MD | March 11, 2011

Throughout my 22 years of taking care of people, I’ve seen a lot of addictive behaviors. Particularly around food. Most common: chocolate, cheese, caffeine, flour, sugar, taken to anesthetize. These…

MOTHS-R-US: Addiction as Initiation

By Sara Gottfried, MD | March 7, 2011

  Love this one-liner from Pema Chodron, about how we’re insanely, wildly, immaturely, naively, passionately drawn to things that harm us just as a moth is to flame. All of…

My Lady Garden: Organic GYN's Weekend Action

By Sara Gottfried, MD | March 4, 2011

  Curious about what an organic gynecologist does on the weekend? I thought I’d feature a few videos and photos of my organic dye garden as well as some awesome…

Breast Expert: Interview with Dr. Helayne Waldman

By Sara Gottfried, MD | March 4, 2011

  March is National Nutrition Month, so what better place to start than nutritional strategies for keeping your girls healthy? I chatted with Dr. Helayne Waldman, EdD, a professor at…

Rebecca Burgess Makes Me Happy – Clothes that Heal

By Sara Gottfried, MD | February 28, 2011

Yesterday I joined mystic Rebecca Burgess and herbalist Cheryl Fromholzer as they pioneered the emerging yet ancient field (love that!) of medicinal dyes for our clothes in a local workshop.…

Feelin' Testy (Testimonials, That Is)

By Sara Gottfried, MD | February 25, 2011

Thought I’d post a few testimonials, since we women are famous for not seeing the bigger story to our story. Indulge me with a little shameless promotion since I’m short…

Slapdown Values That No Longer Serve

By Sara Gottfried, MD | February 24, 2011

“Bitch slap” sounds violent, not a word a mom should use. So, of course, it’s just my type of word. Particularly for the musty, patriarchal beliefs that I stuffed into…

Prayer for Overwhelm

By Sara Gottfried, MD | February 18, 2011

  I want to shred the rad, but I’m a bit weary today. Need a little intervention, a dose of burn-out prevention. Not sure what flavor. Please renew my spirit…

Organically Fit: Togs for The Dailey Method & Yoga

By Sara Gottfried, MD | February 16, 2011

I was imagining the rolled eyes at The Dailey Method, which is the exercise I favor and find better than working out with a trainer. But if you aren’t sporting…

Organic GYN Goes to Portland for Baby Shower

By Sara Gottfried, MD | February 12, 2011

Been to an organic baby shower? Me neither!