Archive for February, 2015

Artificial food colorings: What you don’t know can make you sick

February 25th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: It’s important to avoid food colorings If you’re like most people, you probably have a vague notion artificial food coloring is “bad.” You’ve also probably heard it makes some kids hyperactive. But did you know the science on artificial food dyes is so thorough and damning [...]

North to south through the gut – what can go wrong

February 17th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Things can go wrong many places along the way in the gut We live in a time of unprecedented abundance of food and medical advances yet we are sicker than ever. It is considered normal to suffer from insomnia, PMS, depression, chronic pain, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, [...]

Suffering from burn out? Look at adrenal health

February 11th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Modern life is hard on the adrenal glands The adrenal glands are two walnut-sized glands that sit atop the kidneys and that can make the different between being bouncy and energetic or run down and burned out. This is because they release stress hormones and the [...]

Salt is not as fearsome as you’ve been led to believe

February 3rd, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Get smarter about salt Aging people have long since been resigned to living out their latter years avoiding salt and eating a bland, tasteless diet. But new research shows the risks of salt may be overblown. Also, if you have low blood pressure, salt can actually serve as [...]