Younger Recipe | Avocado| Sara Gottfried MD

Avocado is one of the original superfoods that contain healthy fats. They play a vital role in reducing neuroinflammation and anxiety. Avocados are also good for your heart health because they are rich in monounsaturated fat, thought to be protective. However, depending on the diet you are following, you may want to limit your weekly…

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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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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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The Disease Delusion by Jeffrey Bland

Dr. Jeffrey Bland is “the father of functional medicine” – from medicine by symptom to medicine by cause. In his book, “The Disease Delusion,” he explains about how to cure chronic illness such as heart disease, neurological disorders, kidney and liver problems. Modern medicine has turned the tables on acute illness – now it’s possible…

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If you’re feeling sluggish from a busy holiday season, and can barely squeeze into your favorite skinny jeans, I invite you to join me for an easy post-holiday detox to start the New Year off right.   Below, you’ll find my top 5 detox tips to get you started. Detox Tip #1: Start Green Have…

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  We started our webinar cleanse last Thursday, but you can join us at any time up to March 30, 2011 right here. It’s never too late to detox. We are tasked with clearing out gluten, dairy, caffeine, sugar and alcohol over the first seven days as part of the “Pre-Cleanse” as well as starting…

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Today the New York Times featured an article on the risks of having a Brazilian Blowout. I was so struck by this photo by Richard Perry – I felt like it captures perfectly the dangers women will subject themselves to in the pursuit of beauty. Apply formaldehyde to your hair to make it look Supermodel-straight?…

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It’s never too late to detox. We are tasked with clearing out gluten, dairy, caffeine, sugar and alcohol over the first seven days as part of the “Pre-Cleanse” as well as starting the Detoxification Support Packets to prepare our liver and gut for the job ahead. Did you start your morning today with a cup…

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