LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Premier global nutrition company Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), announced today Roberto Vicinanza, M.D., Ph.D., a leading specialist in age-related diseases, has been appointed to the Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB).
“Herbalife Nutrition is committed to developing science backed products that are endorsed by researchers, nutritionists and doctors,” said John Agwunobi, M.D., M.B.A., M.P.H., Chief Health and Nutrition Officer at Herbalife Nutrition. “We are excited to have Dr. Vicinanza join the Nutrition Advisory Board, a global group of expert M.D.s and Ph.D.s who help promote nutrition education across the globe.”
Dr. Vicinanza is an adjunct professor for the “Master of Science: Nutrition, Healthspan, and Longevity coordinated program” at the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology at University of Southern California (USC). He is also a researcher in the field of aging, studying the role of mitochondrial dysfunction in age-related diseases. He is a certified specialist in Geriatric Medicine by “Sapienza University of Rome” where he focused his research and clinical practice on cardio-metabolic disorders in the elderly.
With a Ph.D. in molecular medicine, Dr. Vicinanza is the author of numerous published research studies in cellular biology, nutrition, aging and public health, and has presented at various U.S. and international conferences.
“Access to credible information and nutritional products is fundamental to helping people incorporate balanced nutrition and activity into their lifestyle, and daily improvements in nutritional habits to positively impact their health,” said Dr. Vicinanza.
The (NAB) is comprised of leading experts from around the world in nutrition, science, and health. The NAB helps educate and train the Company’s Independent Distributors and, in China, Herbalife Nutrition sales employees, on leading a healthy, active lifestyle and getting proper nutrition.
For more details on the Nutrition Advisory Board, please visit http://company.herbalife.com/nab
About Herbalife Nutrition
Herbalife Nutrition is a global nutrition company whose purpose is to make the world healthier and happier. The Company has been on a mission for nutrition - changing people's lives with great nutrition products & programs - since 1980. Together with our Herbalife Nutrition independent distributors, we are committed to providing solutions to the worldwide problems of poor nutrition and obesity, an aging population, skyrocketing public healthcare costs and a rise in entrepreneurs of all ages. We offer high-quality, science-backed products, most of which are produced in Company-operated facilities, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Nutrition independent distributor, and a supportive community approach that inspires customers to embrace a healthier, more active lifestyle.
Our targeted nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated Herbalife Nutrition distributors in more than 90 countries.
Through its corporate social responsibility efforts, Herbalife Nutrition supports the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. The Company is also proud to sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy, and numerous Olympic teams.
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