Baked Onion Mackerel: A Simple Dose of Tasty Fish

I love eating fish! Great for protein, awesome for omega 3s. This Baked Onion Mackerel is one of my all-time favorite recipes, because it’s simple and uses ingredients that I almost always have in the house. Many people are wary of eating too much fish because of high mercury levels. Studies do say that moderate…

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Love Your Liver: 7 Ways to Detox and Remove Toxins

Love Your Liver: 7 Ways to Detox and Remove Toxins | Women's Health | Sara Gottfried M.D.

Our bodies are exposed to toxins on a daily basis. These toxins come from many environmental sources including pollution, toxic ingredients in household cleaning products, beauty products, and processed foods. One of the main ways your body gets rid of toxins is through the liver. The liver is our main detox organ. It is in…

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Tahini Cookies: A Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free Treat

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Tahini Cookies | Sara Gottfried MD

I’m always advocating staying off of sugar and saying goodbye to gluten, so you might think that desserts are forbidden territory. Well, think again! These cookies are a big treat. They get a uniquely chewy, tangy flavor from the tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds. Did you know that tahini is a nutty…

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Sugar and Brain Health: How to Keep Your Marbles As You Age

Sara Gottfried Hormonal Health Article |Sugar|Sugar and Brain Health: How to Keep Your Marbles As You Age

We all know that sugar is not good for the waistline. But do you know the effect sugar has on your brain health? Sugar is perhaps the best-known offender when it comes to your ability to think, learn, and remember—and develop stroke and dementia, including Alzheimer’s.  Eating more sugar doubles your risk of cognitive impairment.1 Too…

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Broccoli Soup: Dairy-Free For Brain Body Balance

Brain Body Diet Recipe | Cream of Broccoli Soup| Sara Gottfried MD

Even though Spring is here, it’s never too late in the year to have a warm bowl of my creamy Broccoli soup. You can still enjoy one if you’re detoxing and going dairy-free as this one replaces the usual cream with coconut milk. Not only is this broccoli soup comforting, it is perfect if you…

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Finger-Licking Good Braised Turmeric Cinnamon Chicken

Slow your roll with this incredible chicken recipe from Younger. Simmering this chicken slowly better breaks down all the nutrients so they are more easily digestible.  If we’re talking about nutrients, pepper, cinnamon, and turmeric are known in Ayurvedic medicine to enhance digestion, improve metabolism and serve as anti-inflammatories. I recommend cinnamon in my anti-aging…

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Garlic Mashed Yuca: A Delicious Prebiotic Recipe

Yuca is a root vegetable grown in subtropical climates, including Mexico and South America. Known also as cassava, yuca is rich in carbohydrates that burn more slowly and serves as an excellent prebiotic for healthy microbiota in the gut. This recipe features both yuca and garlic, prebiotic foods crucial for gut health, as highlighted in…

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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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