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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


Trick or Treat Survival Tips

Halloween can be a scary time for weight management. Our HMRdiet online community shared how they successfully manage Halloween candy. Here are some of their top tips: 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


A Pineapple a Day Can Keep You Doing PA

If you ever find yourself sidelined by an injury, consider eating pineapple to speed the healing process. Along with R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation), new research suggests that bromelain, the enzyme found in pineapple, may help injuries heal more smoothly.
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Trying to Manage Your Weight on Your Own? HMR at Home is the Answer!

With HMR at Home you’ll follow a structured daily meal plan of 3 shakes, 2 entrees and 5 or more fruits and vegetables each day. You’ll also get the program support you need with our step-by-step support materials, Quick Start™ CD, and a FREE coaching call. 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


Video: How to Make HMR Ice Cream

Who says you can’t have ice cream on the HMR diet? With a food processor and HMR Shake mix, it’s easy to make rich, creamy, and decadent low-calorie ice cream that can be a part of any diet plan.

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Summertime is the Right Time for Shakes

These warmer months are the perfect time to cool off with fruit smoothies, soda floats, HMR ice cream, and other refreshing treats. Read More


Hydrate Through the Dog Days of August

It’s important to drink fluids during the hot, sultry days of August, but how much is enough? Read More


Eat 5 a Day, the Colorful Way!

Eating 5 servings of fruits and vegetables of varied colors a day is a smart strategy for managing your weight, fighting disease, and getting plenty of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. 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


Start your day right!

Breakfast is a great place to incorporate some of your five one-cup servings of fruits & vegetables! Here are some suggestions: Read More