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What Role Does Nutrition Play in Men’s Health and Weight Loss

By Luigi Gratton, M.D., M.P.H., vice president, Nutrition Education and Development, Herbalife Nutrition     As a practicing physician at the Center for Human Nutrition in the Risk Factor Obesity Program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), I saw the consequences of poor eating habits and lack of exercise.  According to the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015-2020, nearly “half of all American adults—117 million individuals—have one or more preventable chronic diseases, many of which are related to poor quality eating patterns and physical inactivity.”  Furthermore, between 2009-2012, 73% of adult males were overweight or obese.  #HerbalifeNutrition expert Dr. Luigi Gratton shares nutrition tips for men to maintain healthy weight #MensHealthWeek TO TWEET   Why Men Should Be Concerned One...

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Herbalife Formula 1 – Our Best Selling Nutritional Shake

By Luigi Gratton M.D., Vice President, Worldwide Product Marketing Did you know that January was National Weight Loss Awareness Month in the U.S.? You probably had one or two New Year’s resolutions that meshed perfectly with that, since losing weight or getting into better shape is something to which many of us aspire. There are many different ways to slim down and adopt a more active lifestyle, but in simple terms, it is a combination of improving what you eat and burning off the calories. The general consensus is that the optimal ratio for success is to focus 80 percent on nutrition and 20 percent on exercise. Treat your body to a healthy, balanced meal with #Herbalife Formula 1, the worlds #1 meal replacement shake CLICK TO TWEET   Since the nutrition...

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Powerful Nutrition From “Seed to Feed”

Every single Herbalife product is held to the highest standard during each step of the manufacturing process. From concept to feasibility and prototype to final formula, Herbalife monitors and influences its products to guarantee quality. Conceptualization of a product begins with Herbalife’s unique understanding of the market place and nutritional science. Using scientific discoveries and market trends found by Herbalife field researchers, Herbalife manufactures the products consumers want and need. Once Herbalife identifies the products consumers desire, the most up-to-date science is put into action. The science is composed from the knowledge of a team of doctors, scientists and nutritionists who work with vendors to begin developing the initial stages of an Herbalife product. Next, Herbalife regulatory teams review the product...

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Tapping Into Health: Why Hydration Is Important

By Susan Bowerman, MS, RD, CSSD, FAND, Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training, Herbalife NutritionMay , 2017 We are what we drink—and in the case of most adults, water makes up 60-70 % of our body weight. As we recognize National Drinking Water Week in the United States, it’s important to recognize how vital water is for the proper function of virtually every cell, tissue and organ in the body, and is needed for proper digestion and delivery of nutrients to your cells, and to help regulate body temperature. Water also acts as a “shock absorber” for the brain and spinal cord, and it lubricates joints, organs and tissues. And adequate water intake may even help you manage your weight....

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What is Nutrient Density and Why Is It Important? Getting Maximum Nutrition Per Bite

By David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.S.N., chairman, Herbalife Nutrition InstituteMarch 30, 2017 Whenever you eat foods, you are getting a certain number of calories. But what else are you getting? Nutrition is more than calories alone and it takes well-balanced meals to get all the protein, healthy carbohydrates, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals we need every day. #HerbalifeNutrition consultant Dr. David Heber explains the importance of nutrient density when making food choices. CLICK TO TWEET There are many ways to encourage healthier eating as in the U.S. Dietary Guidelines which advise eating more fruits and vegetables, lean proteins and whole grains. As we look at changing diets, there is often advice to reduce all processed foods, but some processed...

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