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Endive, Fennel, and Pear Salad with Walnuts

Younger Recipe | Walnut | Sara Gottfried MD

Not only is this Endive, Fennel and Pear Salad with Walnuts light and delicious, but it also contains anti-oxidants to help you age slower and increase your healthspan. The shallots in this tasty recipe belong to the allium family of vegetables. Alliums help to boost your glutathione levels. Glutathione is the queen of detoxifiers in…

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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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5 Tips for Busy People to Eat Healthier

Who isn’t crazy busy these days? I know I am! Eating healthy can feel like a burden when at first it takes longer to prepare food that’s good for you. Yet food is information for your DNA. Eating your kids’ leftover pizza or macaroni and cheese is not the type of information that I want…

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Detox, Retox, Detox: My #1 Recommendation to Upgrade Your Health

One of the top questions I get asked is what I recommend to help the body fix itself, at a foundational level. Perhaps you are craving this knowledge, and want nothing more than to return to a state of wholeness and zen-like hormone balance. Maybe you feel frustrated and desperate. Maybe you’ve worked with other doctors, only to be…

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Dr. Sara Book Club: Visualization For Weight Loss

The first chapter of Jon Gabriel’s newest book, Visualization for Weight Loss, says it all: Lose Weight From the Inside Out. While that may sound a little new-agey for some, science has shown that there is a strong connection between your mind and your body when it comes to health and well-being. In late 2001,…

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12 Signs You Need to Detox

Stressed Woman Having Mood Swings and Headache

I didn’t learn about detox at medical school or residency; I learned about it first through yoga, particularly during my years at Kripalu in Western Massachusetts. My detox education began via the Ayurvedic principles of Panchakarma. I learned about detox from feeling sluggish and like my liver was overtaxed, and finally realizing a good detox…

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Detox Friendly Recipes – A Sample Menu from the Hormone Reset Detox

Detox Recipe Tips

One of the biggest questions I get during the Hormone Reset Detox is “What do I eat?!” Perhaps the better question would be, what can’t you eat? That list is much shorter, and easier to remember. Here’s a quick overview of the addictive, toxin-forming foods we remove in 72-hour stages during the Detox: Meat Alcohol Sugar & artificial sweeteners Caffeine Grains Dairy High-Glycemic Fruit…

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