28 Articles by Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Sara Gottfried, M.D.

15 Reasons To Rethink Red Meat

Who doesn’t love a grilled steak, washed down with a rich red wine? Um, your microbiome, the collection of microbes that live in your gut and play a...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
April 1 2015

3 Hormones That Mess With Your Weight Loss

I hear these comments frequently from my patients and online community, and most of them don't know an important secret: the reason for weight loss...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
March 10 2015

What To Do When You Can't Fall Asleep

Sometimes it's the to-do list. Or you get up to go to the bathroom, trying to maintain that sleepy Zen vibe, only to find that when you crawl back...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
October 24 2014

How To Deal With A Pesky Craving, Without The Guilt!

Desire can be a good and useful part of the human experience, but sometimes it can lead to detrimental cravings. Left unchecked, indulging in your...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
October 7 2014

How To Get A Grip On Food If You're An Overeater

Do you find it difficult to stop eating? Do you serve yourself a single square of chocolate, and ultimately devour the entire bar? Do you eat when...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
September 13 2014

Why Detoxing Doesn't Mean Starving Yourself

I get a lot of questions about detoxing, and one of the main concerns many people have is the fear that cleansing means starving.

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
August 29 2014

5 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Detoxing: A Doctor Explains

Detoxing has become a more mainstream topic in the last couple of decades or so, but the practice has been around for centuries and has roots in...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
August 27 2014

5 Signs Your Hormones Are Out Of Whack + How To Balance Them

Something’s just not right. You’re eating more, sleeping less, feeling frazzled, and stress has become your default mode — even when life is A-OK. You...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
July 23 2014