How to Meal Prep: The Ultimate Guide to Meal Prepping

More than one-third of Americans are considered obese, and the statistics are on the rise. If you are trying to lose excess weight, the combination of a healthy diet and exercise is the key to success. Exercise may increase your appetite, so it’s important to know how to fuel your body with healthy options so … Continued

Dr. Hernried Featured in The Sacramento Bee

Dr. Hernried was featured in a recent article published in The Sacramento Bee, “Is fat the new thin? How body-positive yogis are redefining wellness,” where he comments on balancing positive body image and good health. The article highlights themes of breaking down body stigmas in the health and fitness world. To read the full article, click … Continued

The Importance of Diet and Exercise for Weight Loss

If you are trying to lose excess weight, the combination of healthy diet and exercise is the key to success. When you exercise regularly, you may experience an increased appetite. Knowing how to fuel your body with healthy options can help keep you satisfied and promote weight loss. Diet helps bridge the gap as your … Continued

National Nutrition Month: Healthy Eating and Meal Replacements

March is National Nutrition Month, a month to highlight the importance of making informed food choices, developing good eating habits and committing to regular physical activity. If you’re struggling with your weight, there are many ways you can enhance your diet and keep your weight loss journey exciting. The Hernried Center for Medical Weight Loss … Continued

The Connection Between GLA and Keeping It Off

Maintaining a healthy weight is a challenge for most people, and the statistics back it up. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than two-thirds (68.8 percent) of American adults are considered to be overweight or obese. If you are overweight, it could be caused by genetic or environmental reasons. But there’s likely another … Continued

How Low Carbohydrate Diets Help Manage Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month®. This is a critical time to educate the public about the widespread impact of the disease. For example, diabetes affects tens of millions of people in the U.S., and more than 400 million people worldwide. American Diabetes month is also the perfect opportunity to alert people with diabetes about the … Continued

New Research Links Obesity to 13 Cancers

The news is daunting. The latest findings of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) — a group of global cancer experts that analyzes the risk factors for cancer — show that the number of cancers linked to obesity has almost tripled since IARC’s last review was published in 2002. Plenty of Americans would … Continued

The Effects of Healthy Eating and Exercise on Brain Function

Most people know that healthy eating and exercise are the keys to physical well-being. Poor nutrition and inactivity are linked to serious medical problems, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. But researchers are finding that improper diet also influences the brain; increasing susceptibility to mental disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. Eat your way to … Continued

Health Conditions Associated with Obesity

The latest government statistics show that approximately two-thirds of American adults and one-third of American children are overweight or obese. Obesity is a serious health concern because it’s associated with many serious illnesses, diseases and health conditions. Obesity can lead to: Cancer (e.g., breast, colon, gallbladder, kidney, liver and skin) Coronary heart disease Difficulty breathing … Continued