With 20 years of experience in Italy and China and continuous education, Dr. Sara Laudani has extensive knowledge of internal medicine, functional medicine and nutrition. As a general practitioner, she specializes in diagnosing and treating severe chronic illnesses, ENT conditions, skin diseases and dysfunction of the nervous system and reproductive organs.
Additionally, Sara offers functional medicine consultations for a wide range of health issues, including chronic illnesses, PMS, menopause, infertility, fatigue, mood disorders, anxiety and sleep difficulties. She designs tailored natural healing programs based on whole food supplements, bio-identical hormones, diet and lifestyle modifications to restore the body to optimal functioning.
Sara also specializes in nutritional counselling based on functional medicine principles. She helps patients suffering from chronic diseases and digestive issues (irritable bowel syndrome, heartburn, inflammation, food allergies, leaky gut syndrome) improve their health through nutritional changes.
Wednesday: 10am – 6pm
Friday or Saturday (every other month): 10am – 6pm
Changing Diets Starting from our hunter-gatherer roots, carbohydrates have been our main source of food. To thrive, we developed ways to transfer the food available in nature into something edible and easily available for large numbers of people. Therefore, the types of food consumed today look drastically different than those of our ancestors. Today, wheat is the most consumed cereal in the world. In the U.S., each person consumes an…
A February 15, 2019 article on Medscape.com from Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) reported how people who eat a significant amount of animal protein may be more likely to have excessive fat in their livers The Dutch study reported on shows these individuals have a higher risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) than individuals whose main source of protein is vegetables. Researchers examined data for 3,882 study participants. Overweight…
To read Part 1 and understand how carbohydrates can influence your health, click here The Difference between “Good Carbs” and Refined Carbs Non-refined carbs include oat, millet, brown and red rice, spelt, buckwheat and any other whole grains that have not been refined, as well as fruits and vegetables and “old breads” (made of whole grains such as whole rye). These carbs bring in micronutrients and fiber, so the…
A November 20, 2018 article on Medscape.com from Deborah Brauser discusses strong evidence from a recent study in Australia linking the Mediterranean diet to reduced signs of Alzheimer’s disease development. The new research suggests that “adherence to a Mediterranean diet (MeDi) is linked to a reduction over time in Aβ-amyloid (Aβ) accumulation, a biomarker of cerebral Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology”. The lead author of the study, Stephanie R. Rainey-Smith, PhD,…