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

Sacramento Weight Loss: Local Activities to Help You Lose Weight

Sacramento is the capitol of California and one of the state’s most historic cities. And if you’re trying to lose weight and want to stay active, you’re in luck. There is so much to see and do, from walking and running tours to playing golf or just finding a great walking trail in one of … Continued

The Negative Effects of Soda Consumption

To say that soda is popular in the United States is an understatement: It’s actually one of the most consumed beverages (second only to water). Americans guzzle upwards of 40 to 50 gallons of soda per person every year. That’s a lot of empty, sugary calories! It’s time to get the facts about the widespread, … Continued

Why Eating Processed Foods Is Bad for You

Want to look and feel great, have tons of energy and maintain a healthy weight? Limit the number of processed foods you consume. Many off-the-shelf processed foods are easy to prepare (if any preparation is needed at all), even easier to eat. Plus, they generally cost less. But the real price you pay is to … Continued

Sacramento Weight Loss: How to Choose the Right Center for You

For many people, losing weight is a constant battle. They try trendy diets that help them lose a large amount of weight quickly, only to gain that weight back, and then some. If you’ve been losing and gaining weight for years but can’t seem to reach your “ideal” weight, you may be ready to seek … Continued