Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category

10 things that can cause leaky gut and wreck your health

March 23rd, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Learn why you have leaky gut before treating If you’ve been googling how to manage your chronic health condition, chances are you’re heard of leaky gut. Leaky gut is what it sounds like — the lining of the intestines have become “leaky,” allowing undigested foods, [...]

Did stress push you off the healthy habits wagon? How to get back on track

October 28th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Take small steps for big rewards It seems the times when we most need to support ourselves with healthy habits is when we are most apt to fall off the wagon. It can happen during major life changes or stressors, such as a move, the end [...]

How to stick to the autoimmune, or leaky gut, diet

October 7th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: small steps add up to big success So you’ve either just gotten the results back from your food sensitivity test or your practitioner says you need to follow the autoimmune diet, also called the leaky gut diet, to manage your autoimmunity. The autoimmune diet comes as a shock to many [...]

What causes a hangover

April 23rd, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Knowing how alcohol affects you may affect how much you drink It’s no secret that drinking too much alcohol can cause a hangover. Have you ever wondered what goes on inside your body that could cause so much suffering? The facts are intriguing, and may even [...]

How to go gluten-free the right way

March 11th, 2014 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Get healthier by going gluten-free the right way Anyone concerned with health and wellness has heard about the gluten-free diet. Eliminating gluten is critical for those who have celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity. What many gluten-free newcomers don’t realize is that many common gluten-free foods contain ingredients that [...]

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 [...]

Got hemorrhoids? Some natural health solutions

June 25th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Dr. Richard Herbold on addressing underlying causes of hemorrhoids Even though they can ruin your life, nobody wants to talk about hemorrhoids, or “piles,” a condition in which the veins in the anus and rectum become swollen and inflamed. Although the internet is full of miracle hemorrhoid [...]

Weight loss is added bonus to anti-inflammatory diet for better health

April 30th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: You may enjoy weight loss as an added benefit to your anti-inflammatory diet Counting calories, avoiding fats, miniscule portions, living with hunger—dieting is a drag and the majority of people eventually gain back the pounds they fought so hard to lose. Newer research [...]

What can cause constipation and what to do about it

February 5th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Address the root causes of constipation It doesn’t just make newborns and Grandpa grumpy—constipation is a serious digestive issue that can significantly impact your health. Conventional medicine defines constipation as having hard stools with a bowel movement fewer than three times per week, [...]

Chew More Thoroughly for Better Health and Weight Loss

November 27th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Studies show chewing thoroughly aids weight loss and health Gandhi’s advice to chew your drink and drink your food has stood the test of time. Although what you eat is important, how you eat deserves equal attention as research shows chewing thoroughly and [...]