Detox, Retox, Detox: My #1 Recommendation to Upgrade Your Health

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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Dr. Sara Book Club: Visualization For Weight Loss

The first chapter of Jon Gabriel’s newest book, Visualization for Weight Loss, says it all: Lose Weight From the Inside Out. While that may sound a little new-agey for some, science has shown that there is a strong connection between your mind and your body when it comes to health and well-being. In late 2001,…

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JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Diet: Dr. Sara’s Book Club #20

JJ Virgin's Book Sugar Impact Diet

If you’ve ever despaired that your sweet tooth is the bane of your existence, stop what you’re doing and go get a copy of my dear friend’s new book, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet. You’ve probably heard of JJ Virgin – she’s a clean-eating, smoothie-sipping, burst-training goddess after my own heart – and her latest…

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Green Your Hormones in 8 Easy Steps

Woman Doing Yoga to Avoid Hormone Imbalance

Download my free Hormone Survival Guide below to get a jump start on greening your hormones. Are you feeling tired, moody or stressed? Did you know this could be a result of a hormonal imbalance? In my practice, thousands of patients have come to me with the same complaint: “I exercise. I eat lots of…

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12 Signs You Need to Detox

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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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 Cheat System Diet – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #13

The Cheat System Diet Book

With bikini season just around the corner, women everywhere are expressing collective panic at the thought of shedding their coats and yoga pants in favor of sundresses, tank tops, and swimsuits. The problem is that worrying about your weight can put your “fight or flight” hormone—cortisol—on overdrive, which contributes to even more weight gain/retention. This…

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