Six Tips to Sleep Better, Detox Better, and Lose Weight.

Six Tips to Sleep Better, Detox Better, and Lose Weight. | Sara Gottfried, MD

You already know the importance of sleep to your health. But did you know that sleep governs over 600 genes? Those include weight loss genes (such as CLOCK) as well as the genes that predict your risk of Alzheimer’s disease (APOE4). If you’re like me and have the variation of CLOCK, you need eight hours…

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Is Sunscreen Making You Fat?

Is Sunscreen Adding Weight to Your Body?

Can’t lose weight no matter what? Maybe it’s your sunscreen. Don’t get mad–it’s just doing its job, just maybe a little too well. Slathering on sunscreen seems like a no-brainer. It’s still the best way to save face, prevent signs of aging like wrinkles and brown spots, and, oh yes, reduce your risk of skin…

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The Health Lies that Keep You Tired, Fat and Grumpy

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If you’ve turned on the TV lately, you’ve probably seen commercials for them. They’re touted as the answer to all of your problems: They can banish your fatigue, fix your cranky moods, help you sleep at night and quell your anxiety. I’m talking about pills, of course. Prescription drugs are doled out like candy these…

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5 Tips to Reclaim Your Thyroid Mojo

Today I’m reminding you of, and then manhandling 5 mojo-zappers. Five things that I often find are depleting the energy of vast numbers of patients in my integrative medicine practice. Five things I want on your radar. Five things I want you to remove from your less-than-metabolized life. Immediately.   1.     Dial in your free T3. I…

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