Health News

The Rockerbox Garlic Story

My name is Rae. With Rockerbox Garlic, my goal is to educate people about the virtues of using pure garlic powder. Most people use mass-produced garlic powder that contains fillers, chemicals, and is made from lesser-quality garlic from mega-farms in China. My garlic powder is 100% pure – it has no fillers, no preservatives, no chemical additives whatsoever. I purchase US-grown heirloom varieties of garlic. Read More

Rockerbox Garlic: How It’s Made!

Unlike the stuff you buy in stores, Rockerbox Garlic is 100% pure – it has no fillers, no preservatives, no chemical additives whatsoever. And, it has a flavor superior to anything you’ve tried!

Using garlic bulbs grown in the US, Rockerbox Garlic is handmade using a slow low-heat dehydration process to preserve all of the fresh garlic flavor. You haven’t had garlic powder unless you’ve had it homemade! Read More

Introducing the Marketplace!

The Marketplace is now OPEN! At the Marketplace, you’ll discover a collection of unique, handcrafted specialty items from small shops we’ve found.

Here’s a few items you’ll find at the marketplace today: Read More

Wrap up to the 2012 Triple Imperative Challenge

This was the 12th year that HMR has offered Phase 2 dieters (and staff!) the chance to take on a special 6- week challenge to focus on the Triple Imperative. This national challenge helps all of us push out of our “comfort zone” to reach our own personal TI minimums. Read More

November is American Diabetes Month: A Healthy Lifestyle Can Help You Avoid Becoming a Statistic

There’s no doubt that diabetes has become a national health epidemic. According to data from the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet , 25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3% of the population—have diabetes: Read More

HMR at Home Success!

Congratulations to Stacy, one of or HMR at Home Program participants, for her weight-loss success! Here’s her story: Read More

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Healthy Lifestyle Decreases Cancer Risk and Increases Survival

“If you watch your diet, exercise, and manage your weight, you can not only prevent your risk of getting many lethal forms of cancer, you will also increase your chances of doing well if you should get almost any form of cancer,” Edward Benz, president of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Read More

New Federal Obesity Guidelines: HMR Program Meets All Criteria for a Successful Program

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently released new guidelines that recommend clinicians screen all patients for obesity, and refer those with a BMI of 30 or higher (i.e. a woman who is 5’5” and weighs 180 lbs.) to an “intensive, multicomponent behavioral intervention.” Read More

The State of Overweight

Over the past few months, it’s been hard to avoid the news reports about the growing obesity epidemic. With a third of Americans currently obese, that number is expected to rise to 42% within the next 18 years. Tom Frieden, Director for the Centers for Disease Control, explains the reasons for the crisis in a recent interview excerpt on Web MD: Read More

Say Hello to New Entree Selections: One New, One Improved!

Now Available… two new HMR entree selections, one new and one improved, giving you more healthy and delicious options for weight management: Read More

July is National Blueberry Month

Did you know that blueberries are one of the “superfoods” that can increase your odds of maintaining a healthy brain well into old age? In fact, they’re referred to as “brain berries” by Steven Pratt, MD, author of Superfoods Rx: Fourteen Foods Proven to Change Your Life. In animal studies, researchers have found that blueberries help protect the brain from oxidative stress and may reduce the effects of age-related conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Fresh or frozen, with just 80 calories a cup, they’re a great addition to your daily diet! Read More

HMR Program Featured in Diabetic Living Magazine!

The Spring Issue includes a great article on the value of a structured diet plan using meal replacements and highlights Health Management Resources as a top plan to choose! Read More

March is Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Month

Although a leading cause of cancer death for both men and women, if detected early, colorectal cancer can be more easily and successfully treated. The good news is there are certain lifestyle strategies you can do now to help prevent this type of cancer, as well as other forms of cancer: Read More

February is American Heart Month

Celebrate American Heart Month by making a commitment to eat more foods that are good for your heart health. Black beans, salmon, sweet potatoes, oranges, carrots, low-fat yogurt, and cherries are just a few of the foods that you can add to your healthy grocery cart. Read More

I Have a Complaint…

“All my clothes are stretching out and hanging off me. I go to the store and buy smaller ones, and then one week later, they are all stretched out again. I am going broke trying to keep up with the falling pant sizes. THANK YOU!!!” (Actual quote from the HMRdiet Facebook page) Read More