History of Herbalife:
Herbalife is a brand company particularly for weight management. Founded by Mark Reynolds Hughes in the year 1980 in Los Angeles, California, its lead products are weight management, nutritional supplements, personal care and sports nutrition. As per the information at the age of 19, Mark's mother Jo Ann Hughes died due to overdose of medicine which she used to take for maintaining beauty and slimness, as she was an actress. It insists Mark Hughes to begin such a product on weight management and personal care so that no more people in the world will die due to overdose.
In February 1980, at the age of 24 Mark started selling his Herbalife protein shake, which is a soy-based meal replacement shake on his own car. His goal was the people of the world should stop medicine and begin the day with a good nutritional food supplement for a healthier life. His first product was designed for weight loss; later he added more products on nutrition, energy and fitness supplements and personal care.
Unfortunately he died in 20th May 2000 due to overdose of doxepin, an anti-depressant with alcohol. The company Herbalife is now running under Michel O. Johnson, the CEO since April 2003.
1. Mother Product: Formula 1 Protein Shake
F1 or Formula 1 Protein Shake is the mother product of Herbalife, which has four flavors; mango, vanilla, chocolate and orange. Its main ingredients are isolated soy protein, whey protein, 19 types of vitamins and minerals with natural herbs, 20 types of antioxidants and dietary fiber in it. The isolated soy protein has excellent quality protein with Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score (PDCAS) of 1.
Formula 1 is a complete meal replacement, which is designed to take 3 spoons with 1 spoon of PPP mixed with milk, water or any juice.
Our body requires 114 types of nutrition in a day. Out of which, 3 types of nutrition was used in day time (i.e. protein, carbohydrate and fat) and rest 111 nutrition utilized during night. The F1 has complete nutritional values for a healthy and fit personality.
2. Multivitamin Mineral & Herbal Tablets: Formula 2
Science says our body requires 7-9 colors of fruits every day; which is truly impossible for a normal person to collect and consume daily. Herbalife Multivitamin Mineral & Herbal Tablet main ingredients are 7-9 colored of fruits, which is a unique blend of 23 essential vitamins, minerals herbs. It is helpful for healthy and weight loss programs usually recommended for adults daily.
3. PPP (Personalized Protein Powder)
Proteins are of two types; one is soy protein, another one is whey protein. Soy protein helps developing muscles, whereas whey protein controls hunger level. The mixture of both proteins is PPP of Herbalife.
In 1 spoon of PPP: 5gm of protein (1.5gm soy + 3.5gm whey) is there.
1 spoon of PPP should be taken with 3 spoon of F1 mixed with milk/water/juice for a full and healthier breakfast in morning or instead of dinner at night for weight loss.
4. Afresh Energy Drink
Afresh is a kind of energy drink, which is very helpful for cleansing dirt from our body through urine. It helps burning the light fat and improves the energy level throughout the day. People habituated with tea and coffee can replace Afresh energy drink for refreshment.
Herbalife Afresh' main ingredients are: maltodextrin, orange pekoe extracts, guarana seed extracts, acidity regulator 330 and caffeine powder. Guarana basically found in Amazon region has been used for centuries as a natural source of energy. In 1 serving (1gm) there are 3.70kcal of energy, 0.12 gm of protein, 0.80 gm of carbohydrate, 0.13 gm of sugar, 0.00gm of fat and 40.0mg of caffeine includes.
Afresh is available in five flavours in India i.e. ginger, elaichi (cardamom), cinnamon, peach and lemon.
# Note: Afresh is not permissible for children and pregnant/lactating women as it is not decaffeinated.
5. Cell-U-Lose Advanced
It is used to reduce thick fat from body. It also helps in maintaining healthy appearance and supports elimination of water.
In weight loss program, Herbalife Cell-U-Lose tablets can be taken before shake to reduce thick body fat.
6. Cell Activator
The main benefit of Herbalife Cell Activator is it reduces stress level and increases vitality and well being. It also boosts stamina and increase metabolism. It is helpful for immune system, respiratory system and circulatory system of a human body.
Its main ingredients are Chlorella (that helps in cleansing and purifying the blood), Shiitake mushroom (helpful for kerbs cycle and phosphorylation), Malic acid, Cayenne, Lactoferrin, and several minerals and Vitamins B1, B2 and B6.
7. Activated Fibre
It is a blend of fibre from pea, citrus and oat which is essential for good health. It helps for gas and indigestion problems. It is essential and useful to curb appetite and helps for weight loss with controlling the blood sugar level.
Take one tablet after meals thrice a day.
8. Aloe Plus
Its main ingredient is Aloe Vera; and Herbalife Aloe Plus is in the form of tablets, which is first in the world. It supports digestion and enhances immunity power. It also eliminates toxins from the body and simultaneously helps in absorbing nutrients in the body. It is advisable to take one tablet twice a day.
Herbalifeline is particularly useful for heart patients and people with cardiovascular issues and joint problem. The main ingredient of Herbalifeline is marine lipids contains Omega-3 fatty acids, especially Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). The Omega-3 Fatty Acids present in Herbalifeline help to maintain cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
2-3 softgels of Herbalifeline is advisable to take with meals.
10. Dinoshake for Children
Dinoshake is a Nutritional children drink mix, helpful for mental and physical growth of a child. Children above 2yr and old age people can drink Herbalife Dinoshake Nutritional drink for good health. The main ingredients are sucrose, calcium calcinate, whey powder, malted milk powder, cocoa powder, fructose, glucose, potassium citrate, calcium sulphate, vitamins, isolated soy proteins and minerals. There is no artificial color or preservatives added in it.
For overweight children: Give 1 spoon (25gm) mixed with water/juice/cold or skimmed milk in morning and evening.
Disclaimer: Herballife does not guarantee and these products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease, illnessor pain. In compliance with applicable Laws. The results are not typical, individual results will vary.
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