Dr. Sara Gottfried, New York Times best-selling author of numerous books geared to empower women with the information they need to live healthier lives joins us to shed light on the relationship between our hormones and food. We discuss her most recent book, Women, Food, and Hormones: A 4-Week Plan to Achieve Hormonal Balance, Lose Weight, and Feel Like Yourself Again. If you want to understand your hormones and how to be healthy, strong, and to create balance in your life – you are going to love this conversation!

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1️⃣ What is precision medicine and why it is way she practices medicine.

2️⃣ How healthcare should focus more on personalization and bio-individuality, rather than focus on the population, which is the medicine of the average.

3️⃣ Why women need to demand better care and ask doctors to look at root cause.

4️⃣ Why we need to eat in a way that regulates our hormones, from insulin to estrogen.

5️⃣ How anxiety and depression can be impacted by hormones being out of balance.

6️⃣ Why classic keto doesn’t work for many women.

7️⃣ The Gottfried Protocol and how to approach eating for metabolic health.

8️⃣ The important role testosterone plays in women’s health.

9️⃣ Dr. Gottfried’s daily morning routine and one thing not to do to begin your day, and much more!


WebsiteDr. Gottfried’s website with more resources

Book: Women, Food, and Hormones – Book

InstagramDr. Gottfried

Integrative PracticeDr. Gottfried

Michele on Instagram


Sara Gottfried, MD is a board-certified physician, researcher, educator, and NYT bestselling author. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and completed residency at the University of California at San Francisco. Over the past 25 years, Dr. Gottfried has seen more than 25,000 patients and specializes in identifying the underlying cause of her patients’ conditions to achieve true and lasting health transformations, not just symptom management.Dr. Gottfried is a global keynote speaker who practices evidence-based integrative, functional, and precision medicine. She is Clinical Assistant Professor in Dept. of Integrative Medicine and Nutritional Sciences at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, and Director of Precision Medicine at the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health.Her three New York Times bestselling books include: The Hormone Cure, The Hormone Reset Diet, and Younger. Her new book just came out in September 2021, called Women, Food, and Hormones. Learn more at SaraGottfriedMD.com

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