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Women and Addictive Tendencies: Food and Alcohol

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 12, 2018

We live in a culture of partial truths when it comes to food and alcohol. We tend to exaggerate our assets and minimize our liabilities. I used to do it…

Sara Gottfried MD Women's Health Article |Medication|Two Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before You Agree to a Medication

Two Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before You Agree to a Medication

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 9, 2018

Twelve years ago when I still worked in the trenches of conventional medicine (before I spun off to start my own integrative and functional medicine practice), I figured there had…

Sara Gottfried MD Women's Health Article | Alzheimer's |Alzheimer's Disease: The Sex-Related and Gender-Related Differences

Alzheimer’s Disease: The Sex-Related and Gender-Related Differences

By Sara Gottfried, MD | August 7, 2018

We used to think that developing Alzheimer’s disease was inevitable, but that is no longer the case. Personalized lifestyle medicine has been shown in a case series led by UCLA…

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Mocha Latte | Sara Gottfried MD

Mocha Shake: Just as Good as an Iced Latte

By Sara Gottfried MD | August 3, 2018

Everyone loves a good cup of mocha. But once you’ve nixed caffeine for more kindness to your hormones, you’ll need a good replacement. I personally find that a fiber-filled shake…

Sara Gottfried MD Women's Health Article |Stroke|Stroke, Toxins and Women

Stroke, Toxins, and Women

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 24, 2018

You may never think of stroke. You may not think you’re at risk, that it’s a problem that occurs in older people, like grandparents. Certainly, it’s not a health risk…

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Avocado Lime Sorbet | Sara Gottfried MD

A Refreshing and Filling Sorbet With Avocado and Lime

By Sara Gottfried MD | July 19, 2018

Bring in the zest, because avocado lime sorbet is the best! This recipe from Brain Body Diet is fabulous in so many ways. First, it has avocado, everyone’s favorite healthy…

Sara Gottfried, M.D. Women's Health |Keto| Keto for Women

The Keto Diet in Women

By Sara Gottfried, MD | July 11, 2018

As nutritional ketosis or “keto” grows in popularity, I see more women struggle with it. Certainly, there are some people who go on the keto diet, see all the benefits…

Women, Perimenopause, and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Call to Action

By Sara Gottfried, MD | June 28, 2018

When your hormones go down in your forties, your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease go up. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia, accounting for half…

Stabilize Your Hormones by Balancing Your Gut|Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

Balance Your Hormones by Stabilizing Your Gut

By Sara Gottfried, MD | June 21, 2018

Your hormones exist in a delicate balance, playing alongside one another like instruments in an orchestra. Throughout the day your hormones fluctuate in rhythms, like crescendos of a symphony. Each…

Younger Recipe | Avocado| Sara Gottfried MD

Egg Avocado Bake

By Sara Gottfried MD | June 12, 2018

Avocado is one of the original superfoods that contain healthy fats. They play a vital role in reducing neuroinflammation and anxiety. Avocados are also good for your heart health because…