Archive for February, 2012

Do you have a chemical sensitivity?

February 28th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

You’ve probably heard of food intolerances to gluten, dairy, eggs, or other foods. But chemical intolerances, or sensitivities, have become increasingly common, as well. A person with a chemical sensitivity has an immune reaction to chemicals and heavy metals in air pollution, pesticides, plastics, adhesives, household cleaners, cosmetics, perfumes, and more. When exposed to these [...]

Gluten Free Flax Tortillas

February 23rd, 2012 | by Dr. Herbold

When you are limited to the ingredients you can use, due to having food allergies or intolerances the #1 most important thing to learn to do, is to think outside the box. Think about each ingredient that you can have and look beyond what you know its uses are. For example- flax seeds are often [...]

Hypothyroidism during pregnancy more common than thought

February 21st, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

A new study shows hypothyroidism during pregnancy may be more common that previously thought, thanks to new clinical guidelines for evaluating thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). The study revealed hypothyroidism in 15 percent, or one in six, pregnant women, a 10 percent increase after using a narrower TSH range.

Grain Free Sausage Stuffed Pancake Bites. (Gluten/Dairy/Corn/Soy Free)

February 21st, 2012 | by Dr. Herbold

Today is National Pancake Day! Living a gluten free lifestyle does not mean giving up great food. This recipe was inspired by the “pigs in a blanket” menu item from IHop. This delicious high in protein version is guilt free packing a powerful punch of nutrition. These pancakes were made in an Ebelskiver pan.if you [...]

Heart disease is an inflammation disease

February 14th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

You could eat a “heart-healthy” diet, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy weight and still be at risk for heart disease. Why? Because the root cause of heart disease is inflammation, and managing inflammation goes beyond standard prevention advice. The whole grain diet, inflammation, and heart disease Are you following popular guidelines by eating a [...]

Childhood stomach aches linked with adult depression and anxiety

February 7th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Many dismiss childhood stomach aches as a normal part of growing up. However research shows that chronic childhood stomach aches could result in anxiety and depression later in life. A Stanford University researcher found that gastric irritation early in life could pave the way for lifelong psychological problems. Of course, not all childhood stomach aches [...]

Allergy Free Quick & Easy Breakfast Recipes

February 5th, 2012 | by Dr. Herbold

Starting the day out with a healthy breakfast is important. Learning to prepare a meal that meets your dietary needs may feel overwhelming at first. Feel no stress, as there are many wonderful recipes that will work for you, no matter which foods you learn you have to avoid.  Here are a few recipes that [...]