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It's Not You, It's Your Hormones: How Metabolic Mayhem Whips Up a Muffin Top (And 5 Foods that Reverse Belly Fat)

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Visceral fat knows how to protect its existence: it keeps that muffin top firmly intact despite your strongest efforts to banish it. Want a culprit to blame? Look no further than your hormones!

How the Air You Breathe Can Harm You, From Autism to Fatigue to Brain Fog (And 5 Ways to Detox Your Pollutants)

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

While I know that we can't all afford to move to the pristine wilderness (and that it would quickly stop being pristine!) there are still steps we can all take to make ourselves, our future children, and our environments cleaner.

Feeling Tense? Try This 3-Minute Neck Release (VIDEO)

Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Abstinence May Make the Bones Grow Stronger (or Can't a Girl Get a Drink Anymore?) Part 2

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

That amazing hormone estrogen is believed to be what's happening here. Alcohol raises levels of estrogen in postmenopausal women, and for the bones and the heart, that's a good thing. For breasts, not so much.

Abstinence May Make the Bones Grow Stronger (or Can't a Girl Get a Drink Anymore?) Part 1

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

I want to help you be as juicy, gorgeous, healthy and happy as you can be, from your cells to your soul. But I've got to tell you about a new study that rattled my bones. Bottom line? Abstinence may help reverse bone loss.

Why I Love Gretchen Rubin, and Highly Recommend her New Book, Happier at Home

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

"Abandon a project" will make me happier at home? Damn, it's true. I'm not a quitter but yet again, Gretchen Rubin changed my thinking and taught me five new things about connecting to my joie de vivre. Both of her books are better than chocolate, and have far fewer calories.

Why Fifty Shades of Grey Might Be Your Best Therapy

Sara Gottfried, M.D. | Posted 10.15.2012 | Fifty
Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Maybe want to play the edge of power with their partners and shift the power back and forth in an interesting way. Maybe they want to stop accommodating everyone and everything in their sphere.