March is Nutrition Month, which makes it a particularly special time—nutrition is literally part of our name.  This year’s theme, “Go Further With Food,” is also fundamental to everything we do, promote, advocate, and support.  Our Global Nutrition Philosophy speaks to the centrality of making the right food choices, engaging in healthy diets, and watching what you eat – focused on the three-pronged approach of balanced nutrition, leading an active life, and following a personalized program.

And all of it begins with getting the appropriate mix of nutrients into your daily intake – with consuming the proper amounts of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals, not to mention adequate fluids and a decent dose of fiber.

It’s a tall order, to be sure. But a necessary goal if you want to feel and look your best. Doing so can and will do wonders for your well-being – and it can help reverse troubling trends on the global health landscape today.

Consider a sampling of some of the most recent data on overweight and obesity epidemics worldwide:

What’s more, the latest studies from Gallup show that:

All of this adds up to a simple solution: during this Nutrition month and every month, at Herbalife Nutrition and everywhere else, let’s make the basics of a balanced diet the new normal. Here are some tips to “Go Further With Food” this Nutrition month:

Susan Bowerman

Susan BowermanM.S., R.D., CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Sr. Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training

Susan Bowerman is the senior director of Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training at Herbalife. She also serves as the Vice Chair of the Dietetic Advisory Board (DAB). As a registered dietitian, she educates distributors about our global nutrition philosophy and is responsible for developing nutrition education and training materials. Bowerman earned a B.S. in Biology with distinction from the University of Colorado and an M.S. in Food Science and Nutrition from Colorado State University. She is a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and holds two board certifications as a specialist in Sports Dietetics and in Obesity and Weight Management. When she is not busy teaching and writing, Susan enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and gardening. Her favorite Herbalife products include Simply Probiotic and Herbalife Formula 1 Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake Mix Banana Caramel.