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The Science and QualityBehind Our Products

Table of contentsThis Is Herbalife1The Herbalife Solution2Herbalife Products: Where Change Begins3Formula 1 Healthy Meal: The Flagship Product4The Scientific Expertise Behind Herbalife Products6Seed to Feed: Ensuring Quality in Our Products8Herbalife Manufacturing10Herbalife Innovation and Manufacturing Facilities11Herbalife Laboratories12Product Access Points13Sports Partnerships14Healthy, Active Life16The Value of an Independent Herbalife Member17

This Is HerbalifeHerbalife brings better nutrition to the world.Founded in 1980, Herbalife is a global nutrition companythat has been changing people’s lives with great products,including high-protein, low-calorie shakes and snacks;vitamins and dietary supplements; sports, energy andfitness drinks; and skin and hair-care products.Today’s consumers want to look and feel better andare looking for products that offer balanced nutrition,weight management and the ability to get the most out ofa healthy, active life. Many companies offer products thatmeet only part of these needs, but what makes Herbalifeunique is that it provides consumers with a comprehensivesolution, featuring: High-quality products, backed by science and research. Dedicated Independent Herbalife Members that coach,motivate and help customers reach their goals. A community that provides a positive environment. A Nutrition Philosophy that not only includes balancednutrition from the foods consumers eat, as well asHerbalife products, but also promotes exercise,rest and hydration.Herbalife products are sold exclusively to, and through,a network of Independent Herbalife Members in morethan 90 countries and operates manufacturing plants andfacilities in the United States and abroad.Herbalife has over 7,400 employees worldwide and itsshares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange(NYSE: HLF) with net sales of 4.8 billion in 2013.Nutrition for a better life.1

The Herbalife SolutionThe Herbalife Global Nutrition Philosophy is based on balanced nutrition, leading a healthy, active life and following apersonalized program with the support of an Independent Herbalife Member. This philosophy is helping to change thenutrition habits of the world, one person at a time.BalancedNutritionHealthy,Active LifePersonalizedProgram withMember SupportBalanced nutrition is foundedon consuming a healthy mixof protein, carbohydrates,beneficial fats and othernutrients, many of which canbe found in science-basedHerbalife products.A healthy active lifeincludes regularexercise, rest andhydration.A personalized program helpspeople achieve their goalswith one-on-one Member andcommunity support.High-Quality ProductsScientifically substantiated ingredientsHerbalife partners with the best suppliers, and allingredients must meet stringent testing standards.Nutrition based on scienceFormulated by a team of highly respected Herbalifescientists and Ph.D.s.Thorough testingExtensive testing throughout the process ensures theidentity and purity of ingredients and finished products.Manufactured with careInvesting in the expertise, facilities and technology toexceed current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)around the world.Nutrition delivered to the customerHerbalife carefully monitors the environment whereproducts are transported and stored at more than700 global access points and counting.2The product is part of thisnew social network. You buythe product, but you also getpersonal support and coachingfrom an Herbalife Member, youget education, you get a society,you get a social network thatyou become part of, so that youshare your stories, you work outtogether, you walk together. I thinkit’s wonderful.Dr. Richard CarmonaFormer U.S. Surgeon Generaland Herbalife Board Member

Herbalife Products: Where Change BeginsHerbalife has a variety of products to help customers meettheir goals. Whether the objective involves managing,losing or gaining weight, improved fitness performance,or cardiovascular health, Herbalife product lines can helpcustomers achieve their goals.Herbalife has thousands of stories from its Membersand customers whose lives have changed for the betterbecause of Herbalife. These stories can be viewedat ManagementWeight management doesn’t have to be a challenge.Herbalife programs can be personalized to the proteinneeds of different people to help them lose, gainor maintain weight.Targeted NutritionEnergy & FitnessWhether a customer is a triathlete or an occasional sportsenthusiast, exercise increases his or her body’s nutritionalneeds. Herbalife Energy & Fitness products hydrate,increase energy and support recovery for everyday lifeand workouts.Personal CareOuter Nutrition products beautify and protect skin andhair. Combining the best ingredients from science andnature, they make customers look as good as they feel.Skin-care nutrition blends Vitamin B3, antioxidantVitamins C and E, Aloe Vera and other botanicalingredients. Herbalife SKIN is dermatologist tested andproducts are formulated without the addition of parabensor sulfates.Everyone has different health needs. Herbalife hasproducts for men and women that target heart health,digestion, immunity and stress management.Nutrition for a better life.3

Formula 1 Healthy Meal:The Flagship ProductFor over 34 years, Herbalife Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mixhas been the flagship product because it allows customers totreat their body to a healthy, balanced meal in no time. It’s aneasy and delicious meal replacement shake that provides anideal balance of protein and key nutrients for good nutritionand weight management. While the majority of Formula 1products are soy-based, other protein sources are available,including whey, milk, pea and sesame protein.Features Nutrient-dense and low-calorie. One serving has nine grams of heart-healthy soy protein.When mixed with 8 ounces of nonfat milk, one servingcontains 17 grams of protein. Packed with up to 21 vitamins and minerals. An excellent source of antioxidant Vitamins A (as betacarotene), C and E. Offers a variety of great-tasting flavors that are fast andconvenient to prepare.Benefits Protein supports lean muscle mass for healthy aging. Fiber and protein help customers feel fuller longer to satisfytheir hunger and provide sustained energy. 25 grams of soy protein a day, as part of a diet low insaturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk ofheart disease. Each serving of Herbalife Formula 1 shakecontains nine grams of protein. Great taste helps consumers stick to a weightmanagement program.Independent HerbalifeMembers are changing thedaily nutritional habits of theworld, one person at a time,with products that make thehealthy choice an easy choice,such as Formula 1.David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.S.N.Chairman, Nutrition Advisory BoardChairman, Herbalife Nutrition Institute4

There’s Something for EveryoneHerbalife believes in providing choices that meet theneeds of its Members and customers. The Formula 1 familyhas something for everyone to love, including: A variety of delicious flavors. Protein choices, including whey, milk, soy, pea and sesame. Non-GM ingredients options. Kosher and allergen-free options. On-the-go packet options. Express Meal Bar options.Formula 1 Healthy MealAllergen-FreeFormula 1Instant Healthy MealFormula 1 Healthy MealWild BerryFormula 1 PDMOn the GoFormula 1Express Meal BarFormula 1 SportHealthy MealNutrition for a better life.5

The Scientific ExpertiseBehind Herbalife ProductsComprehensive Product Development ProcessHerbalife identifies the needs of its customers and combines its findings with the latest advancements in science.Herbalife doctors, scientists and nutritionists then work with world-class partners to bring better nutrition to customers.IdentificationFeasibilityThis process, perfected over many years by theHerbalife team of experts, also incorporates: Valuable insights from customers, Members,scientists and the medical community. Methodsinclude in-market category and trends analysis,concept (idea) evaluation, product testing andpost product launch evaluation The latest and best-established science. Ingredient selection based on performance and science. Strict criteria for substantiation. Strong partnerships with world-class suppliers. Strict ingredient and finished product documentationand testing.DevelopmentCommercializationand productionHerbalife SuppliersHerbalife works with world-class suppliers, Dupont’sNutrition and Health Division, global health scientists atDSM, Kyowa Hakko, agricultural leader Archer DanielsMidland and BASF. Herbalife holds them to the higheststandards and takes time to review and reassess itsprocesses to find better methods to accomplish its goals.Strong relationships with these vendors allow Herbalife toleverage its suppliers’ science, research and productioncompetency, to better its own products.Herbalife premanufacturing quality control steps help toensure current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs)and NSF International (NSF) compliance and to preventadulteration with ID testing and documentation. Theyinclude: Method development. Scientific and safety dossiers on key ingredientsand products. Stability testing. Global regulatory reviews. Label claim verification. Sensory validation to ensure that products taste,look, smell and feel great. Environmental contaminantscompliance program. Significant investment in Customer RelationshipManagement (CRM process and infrastructure tohave continual feedback loop). Product market surveillance – product testing in thefield to verify product shelf life and stability.6In 2013,Herbalife spent 51 million on qualityassurance, productsafety, compliance,and research anddevelopment.

Scientific Leadership Team The development of Herbalife products is guided byHerbalife Scientific Leadership made up of experts in thefields of nutrition and health from around the world whoactively participate in the company’s product developmentand testing programs. The company and scientific staffare members of various research and professionalsocieties and dietetic groups worldwide. This includesactive participation in and support of organizations suchas the American Society for Nutrition, various branches ofthe International Life Science Institute around the world,the United States Pharmacopeia and AOAC International.This highly credentialed team of experts in theirfields includes: David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.S.N. Lou Ignarro, Ph.D., Nobel* Laureate in Medicine Vasilios “Bill” H. Frankos, M.S., Ph.D. Luigi Gratton, M.D., M.P.H. John Heiss, Ph.D. Steven Dentali, Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences,with a Natural Products Chemistry specialization Pradip Mukerji, Ph.D. Andrew Shao, Ph.D., Nutritional Biochemistry Quin YiZheng, Ph.D.Herbalife ScientistsHerbalife has a number of Ph.D.s on staff in science;Research and Development; Global Product Science,Safety & Compliance; Scientific Affairs; Quality Assurance;Global Sourcing and Operations. More than 250global technical resources worldwide design, build andensure nutrition, quality and compliance of thecompany’s products.Nutrition Advisory BoardThe Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) is comprisedof leading experts from around the world in the fieldsof nutrition and health who offer advice to IndependentHerbalife Members about the principles of good nutrition,getting regular physical activity and leading a healthylifestyle. This training helps Independent HerbalifeMembers understand the different products and fosters anopen dialogue with local governments. The NAB is chairedby Dr. David Heber.Herbalife Nutrition InstituteThe Herbalife Nutrition Institute includes leading doctors,scientists and nutrition experts. The Institute website,, is an online educationalresource on nutrition.Clinical StrategyHerbalife supports clinical research at major universitiesto provide scientific support for protein-rich mealreplacements in weight management in local marketswhere dietary habits differ from American habits, includingChina, India, Mexico and other countries throughoutthe world where Herbalife products are sold.Herbalife also complies with all local regulations andregistration requirements, conducting studies as neededfor local approval of its product offerings. Finally, Herbalifehas a robust science-based product development,validation and clinical testing process conducted byexperienced Herbalife scientists developing futureproducts and benefits to meet the nutritional needs of itsMembers and customers.*The Nobel Foundation has no affiliation with Herbalife and does not review, approve or endorse Herbalife products.Nutrition for a better life.7

Seed FeedtoPLANTCULTIVATIONHARVESTRAW MATERIALSWEIGHING, BLENDINGAND COMPRESSIONTESTING ROUND 1TESTING ROUND 2Once Herbalife scientists have evaluated differentformulas, the company’s regulatory teams conductcritical reviews of all ingredients to verify that no globallyor regionally restricted raw material is being considered.It can take up to a year and a half to screen potentialingredient suppliers. Once identified, regular in-processtesting is performed to ensure that the company’s highstandards are always met.Herbalife globally sources ingredients from approvedsuppliers – including tea from China, aloe vera fromMexico and soybeans from the Midwest United States –that meet its strict specifications.Of all regulatory jurisdictions in which Herbalife productsare sold, the United States maintains the most stringentstandards for manufacturing dietary supplements.Herbalife complies with the U.S. cGMPs at allcompany-owned and partner manufacturers worldwide.8

Ensuring Quality in Our ProductsCommitment to quality is at the heart of everything Herbalife does. Fiv