Archive for January, 2014

How gut bacteria make you thin or fat

January 28th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: A plant-based diet can promote “thin” bacteria Obesity has long been blamed on laziness and lack of will power, but exciting new research shows the composition of your gut bacteria, which may have been set since birth, can play a deciding role in whether you’re thin [...]

How to prevent chemical sensitivities, or TILT

January 22nd, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Are you sensitive to chemicals? Have you noticed signs banning the wearing of perfumes or heavy fragrance in some places? Or perhaps you yourself experience unpleasant or even debilitating symptoms when exposed to perfumes, scented products, gasoline fumes, car exhaust, or other chemical odors. A growing [...]

Medications that cause leaky gut

January 14th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Be aware of drugs that cause leaky gut Although diet obviously plays a role in leaky gut, so do other factors, such as high blood sugar, chronic stress, and hormonal imbalances. However, it’s important not to overlook the impact of seemingly innocuous over-the-counter (OTC) medications, as [...]

How to avoid needing health insurance

January 8th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Daily things you can do to avoid needing health care With the cost of health care, health insurance, deductibles, and copays going through the roof, getting sick has become financially hazardous. Although we can’t fully control our fate, we can sway the odds in our favor [...]

DHA versus EPA in fish oil

January 1st, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: The difference between EPA and DHA in fish oil When you buy fish oil you will notice different companies tout how much DHA or EPA their product has. While both are beneficial, you may want to consider the unique properties of each to address different aspects of health. [...]