Herbalife Nutrition to Further the Industry at Several Upcoming Scientific Conferences
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, will be participating
in five upcoming scientific conferences to present nutritionists and
other food experts with the Company's industry-leading expertise.
Herbalife Nutrition employs 300 scientists, including 36 Ph.Ds., to
guide the vigorous scientific development of our products and make them
the healthiest products on the market.
"We are incredibly proud of our leading scientific talent and are
pleased to showcase their expertise and use it to help inform other
industry experts," said Dr. John Agwunobi, chief health and nutrition
For the first time in its history, Herbalife Nutrition will be hosting a
booth at the Food
& Nutrition Conference & Expo, the world's largest annual
meeting of food and nutrition professionals, from Oct. 15-18 in Boston. Susan
Bowerman, director of Nutrition Training, Herbalife, will be
providing information at the Academy of Nutrition and
Dietetics-sponsored event, which will have an estimated 10,000
credentialed practitioners in attendance.
Herbalife Nutrition will also be participating in the following events:
The American Herbal Products Association's 2016
Botanical Congress is scheduled for Oct. 8 in Las Vegas. Dr.
Andrew Shao, vice president, global nutrition policy, Global
Government Affairs, Herbalife will be presenting a paper, "Regulatory
Climate for Aloe Vera - Where are the Hot Spots?" Gary Swanson, senior
vice president, Quality Assurance & Control, Herbalife, will also be
participating on a panel about supply chain management.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition's International symposium
on Optimal Nutrition and the Ever-Changing Landscape is scheduled for
Dec. 2 in Hamburg, Germany. Dr. Shao will be giving a keynote address
on "Reductionism to Holism: Evolution of Nutrition Science."
The 2016 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition is
scheduled from Dec. 6-10 in Orlando. Herbalife Nutrition will be
hosting a poster session at the conference,
which is sponsored by the American Society for Nutrition.
The International Society of Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods' Annual
Conference is scheduled from Oct. 9-12 in Orlando. Dr. Shao
will present a paper entitled, "Sarcopenic obesity, visceral fat and
‘Thin Outside - Fat Inside': Global Implications."
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Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's
lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management,
energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively
to and through dedicated Herbalife Independent Members in more than 90
countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of poor
nutrition and obesity by offering high-quality products, one-on-one
coaching with an Herbalife Member and a community that inspires
customers to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa
Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We
also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around
the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in
many other sports.
The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $4.5
billion in 2015. The Herbalife website contains a significant amount of
financial and other information about the company at http://ir.Herbalife.com.
The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time,
as information is updated and new information is posted. To learn more,
visit Herbalife.com or IAmHerbalife.com.
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