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

Ready for a Fresh Start?

Whether you want to lose more weight or maintain your weight loss, we can help with a range of options for every budget. Get the RESULTS you want, with the SUPPORT you need. Which option is right for you? Read More

April is Stress Awareness Month

If you’re like many of us, you don’t need an “official month” to make you aware of your stress! But did you know that you can increase your resistance to stress by strengthening your physical health? Read More

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