What Weight Loss Program Should I Do?

If you’re frustrated by a few extra pounds you can’t seem to lose, feel “fat” or worry about being obese, you’re not alone. Statistics show more than 70 percent of U.S. adults are overweight or obese. Many people want a quick fix, and try to lose the extra pounds through different weight-loss programs or diet trends. … Continued

American Diabetes Month: How to Reverse Diabetes

Though it may sound too good to be true, Type 2 diabetes may be reversed though exercise and healthy eating. With Type 2 diabetes, the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or it resists insulin. While certain lifestyle changes may be the key to reversing this disease, it largely depends on how long you’ve had … Continued

What Is the Keto Diet?

Does the keto diet have lasting power, or is it just another fad? While it takes cues from popular diets like Atkins and other low-carb diets, it has a differentiating factor: Maintaining constant ketosis. What is ketosis? Ketosis is a normal metabolic process, which is something your body does to keep working. When it doesn’t … Continued

How to Maintain Weight Loss

Whether you’re actively working toward a weight loss goal or losing weight for health reasons, you may already be thinking—or worrying—about strategies to maintain your weight loss. The best way to keep off unwanted weight is to stop thinking about eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of exercise as temporary and to start thinking … Continued

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