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What is Herbalife Nutrition?

Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company offering a range of science-based nutrition products that include weight management, nutritional supplements, and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. These products are available exclusively through educated and trained independent distributors. Learn more about who we are.

What is Herbalife Nutrition?

How does Herbalife Nutrition rank in the top nutrition companies in the world?

In 2022, Herbalife Nutrition has been named “The World’s #1 Health Shake*” and “The #1 Brand in Active and Lifestyle Nutritionā€ ” by Euromonitor International, an independent market research firm. The company also retains its top rank in the world in four other Euromonitor categories, including weight management and wellbeingā€”; and for the fifth consecutive year, the titles of being the world’s top brand in weight managementĀ§, meal replacements**, and meal replacement and protein supplements combinedā€ ā€ .

*Source Euromonitor International Limited; Per Consumer Health 2022ed, Health Shake as per sports protein powder, sports protein RTDs, meal replacement, supplement nutrition drinks and protein supplements, combined % RSP share GBO, 2021 data.
ā€ Source Euromonitor International Limited; Per Consumer Health 2022ed, Active and lifestyle nutrition defined as weight management and wellbeing, sports nutrition, and vitamins and dietary supplements definitions; combined % RSP share GBO, 2021 data.
ā€”Source Euromonitor International Limited; Per Consumer Health 2022ed, Meal replacement category definition; % RSP share GBO, 2021 data.
Ā§Source Euromonitor International Limited; Per Consumer Health 2022ed, Weight management and wellbeing category definition; % RSP share GBO, 2021 data.
**Source Euromonitor International Limited; Per Consumer Health 2022ed, Meal replacement category definition; % RSP share GBO, 2021 data.
ā€ ā€ Source Euromonitor International Limited; Per Consumer Health 2022ed, Meal replacement and protein supplements definitions; combined % RSP share GBO, 2021 data.

How does Herbalife Nutrition rank in the top nutrition companies in the world?

What does Herbalife Nutrition sell?

Herbalife Nutrition offers a wide range of high-quality, science-backed products, including meal replacement protein shakes, protein bars, teas, aloes, nutritional supplements, sports hydration, and outer nutrition products. Learn more about our product philosophy.

What does Herbalife Nutrition sell?

Who founded Herbalife Nutrition?

Mark R. Hughes founded Herbalife International in 1980.

What is Herbalife Nutrition's quality commitment to consumers?

Herbalife Nutrition advocates for creating an open dialogue between customers and their health care providers. This is a key component in promoting consumer safety. Global Consumer Safety helps facilitate these conversations by making our health and safety staff available to consult with any health care provider.

Herbalife Nutritionā€™s Global Consumer Safety team is happy to address any product-related questions that health care providers may have. Whether they may be suitable for use by customers with certain dietary restrictions or other unique medical considerations. Health care providers can contact the company directly at gcs@herbalife.com.

What is Herbalife Nutrition's quality commitment to consumers?

How much is Herbalife?

Herbalife products are exceptional, high-value products and are not considered expensive. They are competitively priced health and wellbeing products that deliver value. Herbalife products are considered to be an investment that offers proven results over time.

As an example, Formula 1 meal replacement shakes contain 21 servings in each canister, which averages out to a reasonable $1.81 per serving. Anyone looking to improve their health and live a healthier lifestyle will not ļ¬nd a more cost-effective, nutritionally dense meal replacement solution.

Products

Where can I buy Herbalife shakes?

Our products are available exclusively through educated and trained Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors who provide comprehensive and personalized solutions to their customersā€™ nutrition and wellness goals. When you are connected with your local distributor, they will help you begin your Herbalife Nutrition journey. Your distributor will support you with tips, advice, product recommendations, and continuous mentorship.

Where can I buy Herbalife shakes?

Can I mix Herbalife Nutrition shakes with water?

As an alternative to milk, many of our customers prefer a water-based blend made with a serving of Herbalife Nutrition Formula 1 and a serving of our Protein Drink Mix ā€“ a combination that serves up 24 grams of protein. To learn more about our products, please visit our Support Center.

Can I mix Herbalife Nutrition shakes with water?

Does Herbalife work?

Yes, Herbalife does work and can work for you if you are trying to improve your health and live an overall healthier lifestyle. Those that are interested in Herbalife can purchase products from an independent distributor who will provide a personalized experience by recommending products and routines to support diet plans and help their customers reach their nutritional goals. Every one of our products is well-researched, developed, and distributed according to our philosophy. And, with any health supplement, Herbalife Nutrition products work best in conjunction with a balanced diet and as part of a healthy, active lifestyle.

Does Formula 1 meal replacement work?

Yes, Formula 1 meal replacements work. They can be incorporated into a weight loss program for achieving a healthy weight. A clinical study in the US on Formula 1 and on similar products show that Formula 1 shakes taken twice a day as part of a reduced-calorie diet help people lose weight.

Formula 1 is a complete, convenient meal that provides the nutrients your body needs. Its plant-based protein formula was developed by nutritionists and food scientists and is rooted in the latest research showing the efficacy of meal replacements, along with diet and exercise, as a solution for achieving a healthy weight. According to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 14 studies, the University of Oxford found that programs incorporating meal replacements led to greater weight loss compared to alternative diets.

Does Formula 1 meal replacement work?

Does Herbalife Nutrition work for weight loss?

Having helped millions across the globe achieve their health and nutrition goals, Herbalife Nutrition works. According to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 14 studies, the University of Oxford found that programs incorporating meal replacements including Herbalife Nutrition and other brands led to greater weight loss compared to alternative diets. Whether youā€™re looking to inspire others, or if you need a helping hand, Herbalife Nutrition offers the opportunity to become part of an empowering community and reap the benefits of nutrition products.

Does Herbalife Nutrition work for weight loss?

Are Herbalife Nutrition products good quality?

Yes, Herbalife Nutrition products are of the highest quality, going through a rigorous quality assurance process, from sourcing the ingredients to the final package, including quality assurance, safety, science, regulatory, sensory, and label design. We call this our Seed to Feed commitment.

Our Seed to Feed commitment is a 14-step quality control system.

Everything starts with quality ingredients, from the first three steps: plant, cultivate, harvest. These steps provide us complete traceability of the active ingredients in our products.

We then start the manufacturing process. This includes state-of-the-art blending, compression, packaging, and manufacturing. Our customers get the exact same high-quality product every time, whether they are consuming our products in the United Kingdom, France, India, or Mexico.

All of our manufacturing facilities and laboratories meet or exceed Good Manufacturing Practices, and our world-class laboratories have achieved the highest level of accreditation, which reflects our strict adherence to local government regulations and industry-leading standards.

Each of these accreditations ensures that:

  • The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17025 accreditation sees that Herbalife Nutritionā€™s laboratory tests are accurate and reliable.
  • The NSF International certification sees that Herbalife Nutrition manufacturing facilities produce our Herbalife24 line of products under the applicable regulations. Ensuring that products continue to meet specifications and label claims.
  • The NSF also sees that Herbalife24 products are free of any banned substances under leading international athletic organizations and leagues.
  • The Natural Health Products (NHP) Alliance sees that Herbalife Nutrition engages DNA-based testing tools so that each ingredient consists of the exact species of plants and botanicals needed to support our productsā€™ health claims.
Are Herbalife Nutrition products good quality?

Nutrition

Is Herbalife good for me?

Simply put, yes, Herbalife is good for you. It is safe to use by most healthy adults and is made of nutritious, high-quality ingredients. In fact, our Formula 1 shakes contain essential amino acids that contribute to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass, as well as the maintenance of a healthy bone structure.

All of our meal replacement shakes contain 25 essential minerals and vitamins, which offer the aforementioned beneļ¬ts and more, including helping to maintain the normal functioning of the immune system and the reduction of tiredness and fatigue. And, to ensure that our Herbalife Nutrition products are good for you and a healthy option for our customers, they are evaluated through every stage of the process, from sourcing the ingredients to the ļ¬nal package.

Is Herbalife bad for me?

While there is a lot of misinformation circling that Herbalife is bad for your health, Herbalife is not bad for your health. It will not directly increase blood pressure or damage kidneys. Each product contains ingredients that are safe for consumption. In fact, Herbalife Nutrition is safely used by millions across the globe. Our products are formulated with ingredients from natural sources, such as soy, peas, ļ¬‚axseed, oats, and aloe vera, and they are rich in different micronutrients, including magnesium, vitamin D, vitamin C, and vitamin E.

Is Herbalife Nutrition gluten-free?

For those with gluten sensitivities, we offer gluten-free versions of our signature products, including the Formula 1 Select line, made with a blend of pea, quinoa, and rice proteins and non-GM ingredients. The nutritious shake is certified gluten-free, vegetarian, and kosher. We also offer the Tri Blend Select shake, which is made with pea, quinoa, and flax seed proteins and is 100 percent vegan and gluten-free. Products not available in all markets. Visit your regional site or speak to your local distributor for product details.

Is Herbalife Nutrition gluten-free?

Is Herbalife vegan?

Herbalife offers vegan products. In 2019, we launched another 100% vegan product, the Tri-Blend Select protein powder, which is a complete protein powder blend made with naturally-sourced ingredients. It contains a unique combination of pea, quinoa, rice, and flaxseed as part of a premium vegan blend to deliver a complete protein source providing all essential amino acids.

We offer Formula 1 Free From in select markets, which is free from soy, lactose, and gluten, and is a delicious shake with a perfect blend of high-quality protein, fiber, and vitamins and minerals. Formula 1 offers both great nutrition and convenience in one delicious shake. Our selection of products vary by market. Visit your regional site or speak to your local distributor for product details.

How many calories are in an Herbalife Nutrition shake?

A Formula 1 meal replacement shake is a nutrient-dense healthy meal with 170 calories, 21 vitamins and minerals, 17 g of protein, and 3 g of fiber when made with 8 fluid ounces of nonfat milk.

How many calories are in an Herbalife Nutrition shake?

Are Herbalife Nutrition products a good way to lose weight?

In 2020, independent researchers investigated the efficacy and safety of Herbalife Nutrition products used as high-protein meal replacements for weight management. According to their meta-analysis, participants who consumed Herbalife Nutrition High Protein products experienced significantly larger decreases in body weight, body mass index, and fat mass ā€“ compared to the individuals consuming control diets. For weight loss, we recommend people replace two meals a day with Herbalife Nutrition Formula 1. People who use Herbalife Nutrition Formula 1 twice a day as part of a healthy lifestyle can generally expect to lose around half a pound to 1 pound per week.

Are Herbalife Nutrition products a good way to lose weight?