Kale and Beet Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

The Hormone Reset Diet Recipe|Kale|Sara Gottfried, M.D.

When it comes to healthy eating, kale and beet top the list of the best superfoods to eat. The red pigment found in vegetables such as beets, chard stems, and rhubarb actually comes from phytonutrients known as betalains. Anyone who has ever peeled a beet with bare hands will know what a potent amount of…

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Is Chocolate Healthy?

I love chocolate not only because of the taste, but because it’s a superfood. It’s functional medicine for your DNA. Cacao (raw cacao powder is made by cold-pressing unroasted cocoa beans) has nearly twice the antioxidants found in red wine and almost triple the antioxidants of green tea. Most people know that dark chocolate contains…

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Five Healthy Gifts That Benefit Hormones

We tend to let the holidays steer us away from healthiness. Yet the holidays are the perfect time to stay on track and share our commitment to health through the gifts we give. Sure, a gift of fiber powder may not say “happy holidays,” but I’ve found five gifts that help reset hormones and will…

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What To Eat When Your Main Hormone Levels Are Too High

When in balance, your hormones are like text messages in your body from a wise mentor. Each hormone sends a “do this” or “do that” task to specific cells all across your body in an effort to create homeostasis. You’ll feel this balance as a full head of hair, strong nails, clear skin, stable mood and weight,…

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I’m a Doctor. Here’s What I Eat On a Typical Day.

I’m a board-certified gynecologist who practices functional medicine for women but I’m also a regular gal – busy working mom, constant chauffeur for my daughters, devoted wife, and spiritual seeker. I help women balance their hormones naturally, starting with their fork. I know that good food needs to be easy and convenient, or it’s unlikely…

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