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

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