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Your source for diet and exercise tips plus the latest in health news and HMR Program updates!

Which HMR Shake is Right for Me?

Are you buying HMR shakes for the first time and unsure of what to order? Maybe you’ve been using the same shakes for a while and wondering if you should be using a different shake? Whatever the case, we’re here to help you choose the right shake for you! Read More


HMR Program Success Rates

HMR (Health Management Resources) has the best weight-loss results of any ongoing weight-loss program (based on HMR data published or presented at medical conferences). Read More


Buy and Eat!

In our last post, Shop and Chop, we gave you some easy tips to start building the habit of keeping your environment ready for success. While you’re building that habit, here’s an even easier idea to add to your list of successful strategies for environmental control: buy foods that are already prepped for you! It may cost you a bit more to buy these pre-chopped fruits and veggies, but if it encourages you to eat them, rather than letting them waste in the fridge, then it will be money well spent. Read More


Shop and Chop!

Building healthy habits for weight management takes planning! Getting in your daily servings of fruits and vegetables is no exception. One of our favorite planning strategies is a weekly “shop and chop”! This means shopping for fruits and vegetables and chopping, or prepping, them as soon as you get them home. Use this strategy and you’ll have ready-to-go fruits and vegetables available during your busy week! Read More


The Gift of Winter Squash

There is much more to winter squash than beautiful packaging. Did you know that most winter squash is higher in potassium per serving than bananas and potatoes? Squash are also rich in cancer-fighting substances known as phytochemicals and may help to protect your immune system.

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Roasting Veggies

A simple and easy way to enjoy vegetables is to roasting them. Roasting brings out the wonderful flavor and texture of vegetables and makes a great addition to salads, soups and dips. It’s also a great strategy to roast enough vegetables so that you have leftovers for a few days. Keep them in the refrigerator and then you have an easy side dish for an entrée during the week!  Read More


Intercept those Super Bowl Party Calories!

Vegetable SnacksA good defense is always a winning game plan when it comes to weight management, especially when it’s time for the Super Bowl Party! So, let’s tackle those official party snacks, finger foods and appetizers, with some strategies aimed at intercepting those extra Super Bowl Party calories: Read More


Why HMR Shakes?

HMR® weight-loss shakes are rich, creamy, and packed with vitamins and minerals. Best of all, HMR diet shakes work! You get taste, nutrition and great weight-loss results—all in one. Read More


Three Steps for Success on the Scale in 2011

It’s the season to prepare for diet resolutions. Most dieters know that traditional diets focus on what to subtract from your diet, instead of focusing on what to add, which may be why most diets fail. Jeffrey W. Penner, Ph.D., from the HMR® program Institute for Health Maintenance in San Diego, CA, says, “The good news is that research shows there are three simple strategies to add to your lifestyle which will help you lose weight and keep it off without feeling deprived.  Forget the ‘magic pill’, these healthy lifestyle changes have only positive side effects. You’ll not only look and feel great, but you’ll significantly reduce your risk for chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer, just to name a few.” Read More


How much exercise do you need?

There’s no such thing as a wasted workout. Any amount or type of exercise is a step forward. The question becomes is your level of exercise matching up with your goals? Read More


Top Five Tips to Make Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

The following strategies can help you keep your New Year’s diet resolution: Read More


Physical Activity and Weight Loss

The HMR® Program recommends a minimum of 2,000 calories of physical activity each week. Researchers have found that successful weight maintainers participate in at least that much weekly physical activity, which equals about 45 minutes of moderate activity per day. Government agencies and other researchers have found that between 30-90 minutes of daily activity is most beneficial for weight and health management. Read More


Holiday Tips: Cutting Calories in Half

The facts behind the fat and the holidays: Many Americans gain extra weight between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. We overeat during the holiday and promise to go on a diet after the New Year; it is probably the most popular New Year’s resolution. It has been estimated that as many as 50% of Americans begin diets in the New Year. Read More


Holiday Egg Nog Mousse

The holiday tradition of rich, creamy egg-nog is only as far away as your HMR Shakes! This spicy egg-nog flavored mousse will compete with even the most decadent dessert on any holiday menu, so make extra servings … your friends and family will want to share the holiday cheer! Read More


Why More Is Better™

“More is Better” is a unique concept that applies to many aspects of the HMR® Program. The more you do, the better your weight and health management – whether referring to meal replacements, fruits and vegetables, or physical activity. The most surprising aspect of this concept is that participants can eat more food and still lose weight! Read More