Archive for July, 2013

Manage childhood obesity without dieting

July 30th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Your child doesn’t have to starve to lose excess fat Although no one allows their child to become overweight or obese on purpose, being heavy is hard on children. It saps self-esteem, makes physical activity harder, and predisposes children to adult diseases earlier in life. Obesity [...]

Lack of sleep can make you fat

July 23rd, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Address sleep when you want to lose weight Finding it hard to lose weight? Although many factors can hinder weight loss, one of the sneakier is sleep deprivation. Research shows people who regularly sleep five hours or less a night can gain as much as two [...]

Include cultured veggies on a leaky gut diet

July 16th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Cultured foods important part of leaky gut diet Embarking on a diet to repair leaky gut, or intestinal permeability, can be a daunting task. But with cultured vegetables on the gut-healing menu, the diet can also be fun and inventive. Culturing, or fermenting, is an ancient art of [...]

Struggle with fatigue? Look for underlying causes

July 9th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Dr. Richard Herbold on underlying causes of fatigue Do you feel like you’re tired all the time and depend on caffeine to function? Do you feel you always need extra sleep and never feel rested? Feeling tired all the time is a symptom of a larger [...]

Retirement may be bad for your health

July 3rd, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Dr. Richard Herbold on why retirement may worsen health Many people look forward to concluding a lifetime of work with retirement, but retirement can lead to a drastic decline in health. Research shows that although retirement may initially reduce stress, it significantly increases the chances of depression, physical [...]