Does Apple Cider Vinegar Help With Weight Loss?

Can drinking apple cider vinegar really help you lose weight? The short answer is—perhaps. This diet has been getting a lot of attention in the news lately thanks to celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Katy Perry. While there is evidence to suggest the active ingredient in apple cider vinegar—acetic acid—does aid in weight loss, there … Continued

Should I do a Weight Loss Challenge?

A weight loss challenge is a fun way to engage with your friends, family or co-workers—and it’s good for you, too! People who are generally healthy are usually good candidates for this type of challenge, though checking with your physician before beginning any new exercise routine is highly recommended. What is involved in a weight … Continued

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling

Whether traveling for business or leisure, eating healthy while you’re on the go can challenge even the most health conscious among us. In the morning rush to the airport or carpool, many people skip a homemade breakfast and reach for fast food options instead. Business dinners at a restaurant may also cause us to consume … Continued

What’s the Best Way to Keep the Weight Off?

Unfortunately, most commercial weight loss programs are focused on selling you weight loss products rather than helping you lose weight and keeping it off. They may not be invested in helping you avoid further weight gain or maintaining your optimal weight. The weight loss specialists at The Hernried Center recognized this issue and developed the … Continued

Can Weight Gain Be a Sign of Diabetes?

More than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, a disease that occurs when a person has too much sugar in their blood. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic, autoimmune disease in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin. With type 2 diabetes, the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin or is … Continued

Does Exercise Help in Weight Loss?

It’s no secret that exercise has powerful health benefits. It can lower your risk of heart disease, diabetes osteoporosis, obesity and even some cancers. Together with a healthy diet, regular exercise can also help you reach your weight loss goals. It’s important to stress that diet and exercise go hand-in-hand in your weight loss journey. … Continued

What Is the Best Way to Lose Weight Responsibly?

If you’re struggling to lose those last few pounds and traditional diet and exercise programs aren’t working, the weight loss specialists at The Hernried Center for Medical Weight Loss have a safe, responsible solution. Our Quick 20 Program can be individualized for your weight loss goals and nutritional needs. Our Quick 20 program is the … Continued

How to Keep Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution

The weight loss specialists at The Hernried Center for Medical Weight Loss are so happy you’ve decided this is the year to get healthy, eat well, exercise and enjoy the great outdoors a bit more. But, it’s been a few weeks now so we have to ask: Are you already feeling overwhelmed? Don’t worry—you’re not … Continued

Fiber for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know

Fiber is good for you in so many ways. Consider this: A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggested that consuming 30 grams of fiber per day can help you lose weight, lower blood pressure and decrease the risks of both heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Breaking down fiber for weight loss Fiber is … Continued

Diseases Caused by Sugar: Sugar Side Effects

Is sugar really all that bad for you? Talk to any nutritionist, and they’ll remind you of the links to weight gain and tooth decay. Plus, sugars like sucrose and high fructose corn syrup in food and beverages contain a lot of “empty calories,” or calories with NO essential nutrients. From fatigue and headaches, to … Continued