(January 6, 2015) HMR Weight Management Services (HMR), a subsidiary of Merck, announced today that the HMR Diet was named the No. 2 Best Weight-Loss Diet in U.S. News & World Report's Best Diets of 2015 rankings. The ranking was based on both short and long-term weight loss ratings.
HMR's program focuses on integrating diet, physical activity and healthy lifestyle skills through weekly coaching. This is the first time that HMR has been included in the annual rankings list. HMR was also 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.