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Anti-Aging

Is Aging Optional?

Is aging optional? Do we have more control over our aging than we might believe? Or are we victims of our environment and genetic code? I’m fascinated by the mission to extend the glory of middle age for as long as possible; the daily choices that extend healthspan, the length of time you feel awesome…

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

Younger Recipe | Blackened Cajun Salmon | Sara Gottfried MD

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…

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Buddha “Fettuccine” Alfredo: A Comfort Food Revised

Younger Recipe | Buddha Fettuccine Alfredo | Sara Gottfried MD

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…

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

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 of the cases. AD is a progressive brain/body disorder characterized by gradual memory loss, nerve cell loss, dysfunction of connections between nerve cells (synapses), and…

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Top Questions Women Ask About Aging

As women age, their hormones take off on a roller coaster, often exacerbating any signs of aging. Most aging women have one major complaint: thinning hair and skin problems such as sagging, wrinkling, and even breakouts. Why? The short answer is that hormones are often the culprit; bringing them back into balance will remedy these…

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How to Look and Feel Your Best As You Age

How to Look and Feel Your Best As You Age| Women's Health | Sara Gottfried MD

Do you want to feel your best as you age? What are the secrets to improving your healthspan and better aging? Here are the main steps I recommend to turn back the clock from the inside out. There are three main building blocks to slow down the aging process: sleep, food and exercise. Improve your…

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Q&A: Cupping of the Body and Face

During the 2016 Summer Olympics, cupping therapy received a lot of attention. After all, it was hard to miss the red circles on the backs and shoulders of swimmers like Michael Phelps. Cupping, for your face or body, is often offered by acupuncturists, massage therapists, and increasingly, physical therapists, as a way to withdraw toxins,…

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Top 4 Blogs of 2017

Last year was such a fabulous year! Thanks to your support, I published my third New York Times bestseller, Younger: A Breakthrough Program to Reset Your Genes, Reverse Aging, and Turn Back the Clock 10 Years. I reached  thousands from across the globe with my online programs, podcasts, press interviews, events and blog. To celebrate,…

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Afraid of Growing Older?

With the release of my newest book Younger, I’ve spent a lot of time recently thinking about aging. As a doctor, I not only look at the physiological external effects of aging, such as the wrinkles, hair loss, and weight changes, but also the internal changes: thinning bones, failing memory, rising inflammation, and declining mood.…

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