What happens when you go gluten free Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

We can’t have a conversation about grains without talking about gluten, which is in so many of our favorite products. The word “gluten” is actually the Latin word for “glue”; it is the protein found in wheat, barley, and rye that provides elasticity to baked goods, such as bread, cereal, and pizza. The problem is…

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Grain-free vs Gluten-Free: What's the Difference?|Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

If you have given up gluten but got a partial response, or don’t feel like you got the relief you wanted in terms of weight loss, brain fog, and/or autoimmunity, I’ve got another strategy for you. It’s time to go Grain Free. Why Grain-Free? Are you thinking about taking the next step and adopting a…

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“My joints hurt.” “I have this rash…” “I get terrible headaches.” “I think I’m allergic to…” “Am I going bald?” I hear these complaints on a daily basis from my patients, many of whom struggle to keep their conditions under control with medications such as steroids, anti-inflammatories, pain killers, and the like. Most of my…

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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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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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