Lose Weight and Keep It Off!

You can do it—and the time is now.

Thirty-five years ago, we set out on a mission to help people lose weight and keep it off.

Since then, we've seen over 10,000 lives changed through our program.

Now it's your turn.

About Our Keep-It-Off Program

Our Keep-It-Off program is a revolutionary medical approach to weight loss that will help you take control of your weight once and for all.
Reach your goal weight in record time
Find support through our online community
Get expert advice from medical professionals
Build a custom weight loss and weight management plan

Here's How We Help

We equip you with the tools you need to lose weight and keep it off.
Mobile & Web App
Accountability on your phone, tablet, or computer
Community
Never feel alone—you're part of our Keep It Off community
Meal Replacements
Nutritionally complete—and tasty—meal replacements
Smart Scale
Automatically sync your weight to our mobile app
Medical Appointments
Safe and HIPAA compliant support the entire way
Classes
Work face to face with trusted health educators

The Hernried Center Results

42 %
of insulin users reduced their risk for type 2 diabetes during the program.
35 %
of program participants reduced their risk for heart disease.
92 %
of program participants lost at least 10% of their body weight during the program.

Dr. Hernried's Personal Weight Loss Journey

Dr. John Hernried developed the Keep-It-Off program after struggling in his own life to maintain a healthy weight. Frustrated with fad diets and unattainable workout routines, he set out to create a better way. Keep-It-Off is the result of years of medical research and data science.
Board-Certified Internal Medicine
Sacramento Magazine “Top 200 Doctors”
Diploma from American Board of Obesity Medicine
Solano Magazine Top Doctors in Weight Management
Fellow in American College of Physicians
Davis Enterprise “Top Doctors”

Watch Adrian's Story

It was a no-judgment zone.

When you are considered overweight or obese, and you go to a new place where you don't know anyone, you kind of wonder in the back of your head, 'Are they going to judge me?' . . . It was always a learning and nurturing environment, where if you 'mess up,' you're okay, you're amongst friends, we can all learn from each other."

Watch Sarah's Story

I was constantly worried about eating...yet eating.

It was so liberating to not be controlled by food anymore. Then I lost the weight and knew there was no way I wanted to go back to that again.

Schedule your appointment.

These stories are real. The photos aren't photoshopped. These are real people, just like you, who want to commit to a better life. Getting started is as easy as a phone call.

Insurance may cover your program costs.

We know that cost can be a barrier to reaching your goals. That's why we have partnered with many of the leading insurance companies to offer our program at a deeply discounted rate. Check to see if your insurance is accepted. Once you've been qualified, we'll get a meeting scheduled quickly so you can start seeing results.

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FAQs

01. How long will the program take?
The length of program is dependent on a few variables, including how much weight you want to lose, age, and gender. Most patients lose 2-3 lbs. per week or more, depending on gender and age. Once you've met your weight loss goal, we also continue to offer our support with services in weight maintenance.
02. What if I have complicated health issues?
All of our patients see our experienced medical providers weekly or every two weeks to ensure they are healthy. You'll also have regularly reviewed lab work and EKGs to ensure your safety. We also provide 24 hour on-call medical and behavioral support for our patients.
03. How much does the program cost?
We are in-network with most major PPO plans. If you have insurance, please feel free to submit your insurance information, and our Patient Services Coordinators will be able to check for coverage and benefits. If we're not in-network with your insurance, we can discuss our discounted cash rates.
04. What happens if I don't see results?
Sometimes a patient's weight loss can stall due to water retention or fluctuation. Eating off-plan can slow or stall weight loss, as well. It's important to note that this is often only a temporary occurrence. Our medical and behavioral health team will work closely with you to keep you motivated and on-track to ensure you see results. In the rare event that there are issues impacting weight loss that cannot be resolved, you can transition off the diet into a maintenance class or take a leave of absence and return at a later date.
05. Why can't I just do the Keto Diet on my own?
Medical supervision is needed for safety reasons whenever you are severely limiting calories and carbohydrates. Regular lab work and EKGs are done to ensure your health. Many patients want and need more support in order to stick with a new diet or food plan. They also want and need support in maintaining a lower weight body once they have lost weight, which is why we have maintenance programs.
06. Is the Low Calorie Keto Diet safe?
Yes, as long as it's medically monitored. Our practice has been utilizing this tool for fast, lasting weight loss for decades with high levels of safety and success.

Have questions?

Our team is on hand and happy to help.

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