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Oct 7, 2016

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 officer, Herbalife.

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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About Herbalife

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 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 or


Jennifer Butler, 213-745-0420


Source: Herbalife



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