The Cheat System Diet – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #13

The Cheat System Diet Book

With bikini season just around the corner, women everywhere are expressing collective panic at the thought of shedding their coats and yoga pants in favor of sundresses, tank tops, and swimsuits. The problem is that worrying about your weight can put your “fight or flight” hormone—cortisol—on overdrive, which contributes to even more weight gain/retention. This…

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Dr. Sara's Top 3 Questions: Weight Loss

Dr. Sara's Top 3 Questions: Avoid Weight Gain and Hormonal Effect

For most women, there’s no topic hotter than weight loss. True, we live in a culture that all but demands we have an obsession with our looks, but the search for a perfect swimsuit body is also representative of something bigger – we’re more concerned than ever about being healthy, fit, and energized. Given the demands…

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Nutrition Advice From a Phone App: Does It Really Work?

Does Utilizing a Phone App for Nutrition Advice Really Does the Trick?

Cook? Between the job, the kids, and everyone’s social calendars, who has time to cook anymore? I hear the same lament all the time from busy parents. Who has time to worry about food? I’ve often felt the same way myself. Sometimes I cringe when I think back to the food “products” I allowed my…

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Want to Lose Weight? Evaluate Your Hormones

Want to Lessen Your Weight? Check Your Hormones

Last year, the American Medical Association did something that will change the way we look at diet and exercise forever: they classified obesity as a disease. Whatever you call it, the fact remains that our culture is getting fatter and fatter as the years go by. I’m not saying this to be rude or insensitive…

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Adaptogen Herbs To Heal Your Thyroid and Boost Metabolism

Adaptogen Herbs To Heal Your Thyroid and Improve Metabolism

If you are looking to restore your energy, look younger, and reverse disease, then aswagandha and rhodiola may be the herbs you’re looking for.   Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb popular in Ayurvedic medicine, that has shown incredible results for lowering cortisol and balancing thyroid hormones. Rhodiola Rosea, also known as “golden rod,” is an…

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Top 10 Health Breakthroughs of 2013

Top 10 Health Development of 2013

Thanks to advancements in technology and science, health news today is continuously revealing fascinating discoveries. From discovering the key to slowing the aging process to solving the mystery of your metabolism, 2013 made quantum leaps toward understanding the human body—in all its complicated glory. Here’s a look at the top 10 health breakthroughs of the…

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