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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Top Five Foods for Clear, Glowing Skin.|Women's Health|Sara Gottfried MD

The skin is a mirror of the gut and mind. In functional medicine, symptoms are divine messages from the body. It’s our job together to decode them, not rush to a new pill or cream. We need to identify the root cause and then create a protocol to heal that cause. The same rule applies whether the issue is acne, eczema, rosacea, wrinkles, weight gain, rapid aging, or diabetes.

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There’s a monster in your milk that could set off a chain reactions of inflammation, hormone issues, and dietary malfunction in your body. [1] Are you bothered by any of these health issues? Bloating Constipation Acne Dry skin Heartburn Food cravings Inflammation If so, dairy may be the culprit. I know: it seems illogical that…

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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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A Band Aid…for Your Lungs It’s spring. Which means that along with flowers blooming and “beach-body” resolutions looming, allergies are hitting. Hard. As rates of asthma and allergies rise each year, so does the amount of money put into treatment. Breathing is about the most basic function needed for survival, so it’s not surprising that…

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