Archive for November, 2013

Fruit juices and smoothies not much better than soda

November 26th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Juice not a good substitute for soda You’re eating healthy by opting for fruit juice and fruit smoothies over soda, right? Wrong, unfortunately. These more natural alternatives are still loaded with excess sugar and high in fructose, creating largely the same health risks as drinking sugary [...]

What your feet say about your brain

November 20th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Foot health can be an indicator of brain health Although they’re located at the farthest distance from your brain, the health of your feet can give you clues about the health of your brain, mainly whether your brain is receiving enough oxygen. When circulation to the [...]

How to prevent autoimmune flare-ups while traveling

November 13th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Travel consciously to avoid flaring your autoimmunity Managing your autoimmune condition—Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, type 1 diabetes, alopecia, vitiligo, psoriasis, etc.—can be tricky enough. Traveling takes autoimmune management to a new level as you must attend to not only your diet, environment, energy expenditure, and sleep, but also [...]

Six interesting and healthy ways to enjoy pumpkin this season

November 6th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Enjoy pumpkin without the inflammatory ingredients Tis the pumpkin season, which for most people conjures images of pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pie, and pumpkin cookies. However, this colorful, nutritious, and affordable squash does not have to be relegated to the dessert table or Starbucks drive-through. There are [...]