Archive for November, 2014

Gut bacteria may play a role in eating disorders

November 25th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Gut bacteria plays larger role than expected Eating disorders affect an estimated 5 to 10 percent of the population and are generally thought to be a psychological disorder. However, new research from France shows gut bacteria can also play a role in causing eating disorders. The study showed [...]

Teens need enough sleep as much as they need air, water, and food

November 19th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Help your teen get enough sleep Teens burn through life because, well, they can, and research shows two out of three teens are severely sleep deprived. But what teens and the adults in their lives don’t realize is that sleep deprivation raises the risk of car accidents and [...]

BPAs in store receipts can trigger autoimmunity and other health issues

November 12th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Avoid BPA as much as possible BPA (bisphenol-A) is gaining recognition as an undesirable toxin that people now try to avoid in plastics, particularly water bottles. But it’s harder to avoid than you think – research shows handling those seemingly innocuous store receipts quickly raises blood levels of [...]

Boost anti-aging and brain function with PQQ

November 5th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: PQQ helps protect the brain By now you’ve probably heard of CoQ10 and it’s anti-aging potential. The newest discovery in the anti-aging world is PQQ (pyrroloquinoline quinone). PQQ works inside your cells like CoQ10 by defending them from damage. But what sets PQQ apart is that [...]