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

Cheers to a Healthy Holiday!

During the winter holiday season it’s easy to get caught up in managing the “not to do” behaviors (e.g. “don’t eat so many holiday cookies!”). But consider, instead, that this is the season to focus all your attention on managing the “to do” behaviors. In fact, the More is Better™ strategy is never more important than in the upcoming months! Read More


November is American Diabetes Month

Did you know that you might be able to delay or prevent the onset of diabetes with certain lifestyle changes? And if you already have diabetes, these same lifestyle changes can help you control the condition and decrease your risk for complications. Read More


Have You Visited Our NEW Online Diet Community?

We’re so excited to share this new site for IHMonline dieters, friends and family. Now there’s a place where you can go with interaction and support from hundreds of dieters just like you from all over the country!

For a limited time, you can get $5 off your next order, plus a chance to win an iPad 2 when you register on our new site!* Once you’ve registered, simply email us at ihm@ihmonline.com with the Display Name you created in your HMRdiet profile. We’ll send you a coupon for $5 off your next order and enter you in the iPad drawing!

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Exercise your way to better health

Blood PressureHere’s some good news for people with high blood pressure: regular exercise lowers your blood pressure. Both the systolic (the first number in a blood pressure measurement) and diastolic (the second number) values may drop as much as 10 points after just a few weeks of regular physical activity. Read More


HMR Meal Replacements: Calories You Can Count On

According to recent research in the Journal of the American Medical Association, calorie counts in chain restaurants are often inaccurate. Read More


October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Many people may be surprised to know that obesity and physical inactivity may account for 25 to 30 percent of several major cancers, including breast cancer. For example, a woman with a BMI of 30 (5’5” and 180 lbs) has about double the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, the most common form of breast cancer. Read More


HMR Mushroom Risotto Entree: Now Made without Gluten!

The HMR Mushroom Risotto Entree is now made without Gluten! With this latest addition, there are now a total of 5 HMR Entrée selections that are made without gluten – the Chicken with Barbecue Sauce, Chicken Creole, Turkey Chili, Savory Chicken and the Mushroom Risotto. Additionally, the HMR 120, HMR 500, HMR 70 Plus, and HMR 800 Shakes are made without gluten. Read More


Watch the Pounds “Fall” Away!

Fall is a great time to make some healthy lifestyle changes, and the HMR San Diego Weight Management Center is the perfect place to do it! Our professional staff will teach you and support you in learning the skills you’ll need to live a healthier life and maintain a healthier weight. In addition, we’ll focus on helping you lose weight in time for the holiday season. Read More


September is National Cholesterol Education Month

Do you know your cholesterol level? Elevated levels of LDL cholesterol (the “bad” cholesterol) are associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease, the most common cause of death in the U.S. Read More


August is National Peach Month


Here are some peachy keen facts about this versatile fruit: Read More


Big Health Benefits in Very Little Time with Intervals

An interval is a short burst of increased exercise intensity incorporated into a regular moderate-intensity workout. Higher intensity interval training can help you burn more calories in the same amount of time. Read More


Video: Top Tips for Adding Variety to HMR Shakes

It’s easy to create hundreds of deliciously different and filling HMR Shake recipes by adding no-cal or low-cal flavorings. Stay on the diet longer and lose even more weight with these great ideas for adding variety!

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Fuel up for your PA!

It seems like it takes enough energy just to plan to get to the gym to work out, but to prevent low energy and get the most out of your time at the gym, it may help to have a small snack about a half hour prior to getting started. Large enough to give you energy, but small enough not to make you feel sluggish, you should choose a snack that includes carbohydrates, proteins, and even a little fat. This combination will give you the energy you need to get in a good workout and feel good the entire time. Read More


July is Park and Recreation Month

July is the perfect time to put on the sunscreen and head outside. With five weekends in July, the National Recreation and Park Association is sponsoring a “5 in July Park Pledge”. Read More


Take the Plunge!

Enjoy a summer cool down with water fitness! Aquatic exercises are a great way to enjoy the summer and burn some extra calories. And, most of the fitness activities you enjoy on land can be submerged for a “cooler”, fun, water activity. In fact, aqua jogging, water pilates and even aqua kickboxing are making a splash at your local fitness center. Read More