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Program offered by Kettering Weight Loss Solutions named one of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Diets of 2015

January 08, 2015

A program offered by Kettering Weight Loss Solutions and created by HMR Weight Management Services (HMR) has been named the No. 2 Best Weight-Loss Diet in U.S. News & World ReportsBest Diets of 2015. The ranking was based on both short and long-term weight-loss ratings of the HMR Program.

HMR’s programs focus on integrating diet, physical activity and healthy lifestyle skills through weekly coaching. This is the first time that HMR’s diet program has been included in the annual rankings list. HMR was evaluated against 34 other diets in categories including easiness to follow, ability to produce short and long-term weight loss, nutritional completeness, safety, and potential to prevent and manage diabetes and heart disease.

Kettering Weight Loss Solutions has offered the HMR program for 25 years to community members who are interested in losing weight.

“We are pleased that HMR’s weight-loss program has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the most effective diets for weight loss,” says Bonnie Wetzel, Kettering Weight Loss Solutions Program Manager. “The program is effective at helping our patients achieve weight loss, which can result in improvement in risk factors for the development of conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure. The weight loss may also lead to a decrease in the need for medications for some individuals who have developed these conditions.”

Studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of the HMR program in supporting weight loss. Research shows 47 lbs. average weight loss for a mix of HMR Decision-Free® and Healthy Solutions® clinic patients with a BMI of 40 or greater who completed the program for at least 12 weeks.

To learn more about the Kettering Weight Loss Solutions HMR program, call 937-433-5957 or visit http://www.ketteringhealth.org/weightloss/plans/