Archive for September, 2013

Unseen health crisis: Caring for yourself when you’re the caregiver

September 24th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Prioritize your care if you’re the caregiver  While we focus on cures for disease, patient health, and tools for recovery, one important aspect of health care often goes overlooked: the caregivers. These are the folks who typically manage full-time jobs, a family with children, and household duties [...]

Cauliflower: The versatile wonder vegetable

September 17th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: You can get creative with cauliflower  When you’re following a strict diet to calm inflammation, repair a leaky gut, or manage an autoimmune disease, the lack of variety can be frustrating. But you’d be surprised how deftly the humble cauliflower can jazz up your meals. Cauliflower’s first impression [...]

Replace diet soda addiction with a whole foods habit

September 10th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: The safety of aspartame is questionable You know you need to kick the soda habit, so why not just drink diet soda? It may be tempting, but there are no free rides when it comes to artificial chemicals. Aspartame, sold under the names NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, Equal-Measure, [...]

Why you need to filter your tap water

September 3rd, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Drinking clean, filtered water important part of protocol Do you really need to filter your tap water, or is that just a marketing gimmick to sell water filters? Modern water treatment systems protect us from serious waterborne diseases such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia, parasites that cause [...]