Archive for July, 2011

The most powerful antioxidant

July 27th, 2011 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Question It seems every day there is a new antioxidant for sale that claims to be the best. Which one truly is the best? Answer The one you don’t hear much about—glutathione. Glutathione is the body’s most important antioxidant. But it’s not effective taken orally. What is glutathione? Glutathione is a molecule that performs many [...]

Why is everyone going gluten-free?

July 21st, 2011 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Question It seems every week I see a new gluten-free food at the grocery store and that another friend has gone gluten-free. Why? Answer A gluten-free diet has been attacked as a trendy food fad, and it’s easy to understand why. Gluten-free food is the fastest growing segment of the natural foods market. Going gluten-free [...]

The gallbladder is actually important

July 21st, 2011 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Question I’m told I need to have my gallbladder removed and that I don’t really need it anyway. Is this true? Answer No. The gallbladder is an important part of the digestive process. The gallbladder stores bile The gallbladder stores bile from the liver and secretes it into the small intestine when needed. Bile is [...]