Red Velvet Shake: Good for your heart and your brain

Brain Body Diet Recipe| Beets | Sara Gottfried MD

This healthy shake is as luxurious as it sounds. It is the ultimate self-care in a glass. Let’s start with the beets. Beetroot is a major source of betalains, powerful phytonutrients that counter inflammation, protect the liver, and have antioxidant activity. Beets are one of the true superfoods. As are avocados. We all know by…

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Thanksgiving: What Gratitude Does to Your Brain

Sara Gottfried MD Women's Health Article |Gratitude|What Gratitude Does to Your Brain

Dopamine, oxytocin, and serotonin walk into a bar . . . No, I’m not going to torture you with a bad joke. Instead, I want to discuss what gratitude does to the brain. Recent research findings are a call to action for a sense of thanksgiving every day, not just the fourth Thursday in November.…

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America’s #1 Addiction Might Shock You

Gorgeous Woman Shocked With Sugar Addiction News

“I wanted to do it alone,” a client told me. “I didn’t want anyone else around. Minutes after I began, I felt this rush of euphoria and I couldn’t stop. Then came the inevitable crash, where I wanted to curl up in the fetal position watching ‘Friends’ reruns.” If you’re concerned my client had a…

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