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Nutrigenomics: Food as Precision Medicine

Sara Gottfried MD Women's Health Article | Gut Brain Axis | Could The Gut-Brain Axis Hold The Secrets To Radically Transform Your Health?

Imagine a world where you don’t need to count calories or obsess over food. Imagine a world where you’re not caught between retreating to the couch or spending hours at the gym. Finally, imagine a world where you’re not feeling shame, punishment or restriction when it comes to the food you eat. This is the…

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The Real Reason Why Women Feel Foggier, Hungrier, Plumper, More Forgetful, More Anxious, and Unhappier Than Ever Before

Dr. Sara Gottfried Women's Health Article | Brain Body Diet | The Real Reason Why Women Feel Foggier, Hungrier, Plumper, More Forgetful, More Anxious, and Unhappier Than Ever Before

If you’re like 95% of the women I work with, you’ve tried to lose weight before or you’ve spent countless dollars on things that promise to improve memory, clear your brain fog or reduce anxiety…often times without lasting results or tangible improvements. Or maybe you feel guilty because you KNOW you should feel happier than…

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Gluten-Free Arugula Pesto Over Zucchini Noodles

The Hormone Reset Diet Recipe |Gluten-Free|Sara Gottfried MD

Are you trying to adopt a gluten-free diet? Every day staple foods like pasta are often difficult to replace when you are giving up gluten or grains, which makes this Zucchini Noodle with Pesto dish the perfect solution! The word “gluten” is actually the Latin word for “glue”; it is the protein found in wheat,…

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Oxalate Overload: How It Affects Your Gut, Urinary Tract, and Risk of Autoimmune Conditions

In personalized lifestyle medicine, sometimes one person’s superfood is another person’s poison. Such is the case with oxalates, which are found in high concentrations in many presumed health foods. Once I started testing, I realized that many of my patients were experiencing the downstream consequences of excess oxalate intake, usually in the form of green…

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What Is Biohacking and Why Try It?

Biohacking is the method of applying targeted lifestyle changes to optimize your body’s biology. The point is to leverage every means possible—genetic, biochemical, psychological, emotional, spiritual—toward a specific goal, usually to feel your best and most productive. What differentiates biohacking from other health strategies is that it involves rigorous self-testing, such as with direct-to-consumer testing…

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Why Sugar Hurts Your Health

Why Sugar Harms Your Health |Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

When I was a kid, I figured my discernment would improve as I got older. Then as I got older, I realized that my discernment isn’t fancy: I simply am able to distinguish my inner divine voice from my inner saboteur— the voice of my ego or of grasping. For the next twenty- four hours,…

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Why do Hormone Imbalances Happen?

Hormone imbalance stems from various factors. In fact, symptoms and sensations you might consider normal as an aging woman are actually from broken hormones that can easily be fixed with some lifestyle adjustments. Here are the main culprits causing hormonal troubles: Stress Hormone imbalance is far too common these days. The main culprit is chronic…

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Six Tips to Sleep Better, Detox Better, and Lose Weight.

Six Tips to Sleep Better, Detox Better, and Lose Weight. | Sara Gottfried, MD

You already know the importance of sleep to your health. But did you know that sleep governs over 600 genes? Those include weight loss genes (such as CLOCK) as well as the genes that predict your risk of Alzheimer’s disease (APOE4). If you’re like me and have the variation of CLOCK, you need eight hours…

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