Posts Tagged ‘weight loss’

Want to get fat? Go on a diet

May 5th, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Please don’t go on a low-calorie diet It’s an addiction to insanity in our culture, one of the most overfed populations in human history — the weight loss diet. Despite plenty of scientific evidence that diets don’t produce lasting results for most people and despite [...]

Eat breakfast to lose weight

February 3rd, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Plan ahead to ensure you eat breakfast If you’re like most Americans, you eat a high-carb breakfast packed with grains, dairy, and sugar, or you don’t eat breakfast at all either because you’re too busy or you want to lose weight. Either way, you’re not [...]

Fitness, not fatness, predicts how long you live

May 19th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Quit worrying about your weight and just start exercising We’ve long been told if we want to be healthier and live longer we need to drop the pounds, but turns out being fit is the best predictor for longevity, even if you’re overweight. A team of researchers examined [...]

Why diets don’t work and what you can do about it

May 5th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

After studying dieting for 20 years, a researcher concluded diets simply don’t work, a fact countless Americans have spent 20-plus years of their own lives validating. Why? Dieting is constructed around faulty principles that defy human biology and psychology. The “calories in versus calories out” model fails to account for hormonal shifts during weight loss, the psychological [...]

Where does fat go when you lose weight?

January 13th, 2015 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Breathe your way to more weight loss If you’re like most people you are hoping to start the New Year by losing a few pounds. However, did you ever stop to wonder just where those pounds go when you lose them? Turns out most experts don’t [...]

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 [...]

Lack of sleep can make you fat

July 23rd, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Address sleep when you want to lose weight Finding it hard to lose weight? Although many factors can hinder weight loss, one of the sneakier is sleep deprivation. Research shows people who regularly sleep five hours or less a night can gain as much as two [...]

Are gut bacteria making you depressed, anxious, and overweight?

May 22nd, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center news: Dr. Richard Herbold explains the role gut bacteria play in depression, anxiety, and obesity We all carry trillions of bacteria in our guts, with as many as a thousand different strains. The composition of these strains, or our “bacterial fingerprint,” can influence whether we are prone [...]

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 [...]

Why you should start walking today, even if you already work out

January 29th, 2013 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

Dr. Richard Herbold of Clifton Park, New York’s Capital District Vitality Center: Walking daily helps take care of your brain, body, and happiness We sit at desks, sit in traffic, and sit at home in front of the TV. Americans have lost touch with the human being’s most basic and unique design function: to walk. [...]