Blog Archive for Tag: herbalife

Member Spotlight: What I Learned About Opening an Herbalife Nutrition Club

March 12th, 2015

I enjoy seeing Independent Herbalife members doing big things with their health and lives. When I heard that member Nique Callantine was starting a noteworthy Nutrition Club to inspire others in her community to get healthy, I wanted to hear more. What’s different about her Nutrition Club? Nique told me ...

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Join the Herbalife World Record Workout Day!

March 6th, 2015

Have you heard of Herbalife World Record Workout Day? In celebration of Herbalife’s 35th anniversary, all around the world, tens of thousands of people will complete the same workout on March 7, 2015. The goal? To help set a Guinness World Records® achievement for the most participants in a HIIT* ...

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Daily Heart Health Month Challenges

February 1st, 2015

Find each of the challenges to date on the#28DaysofHeartHealth here.  Click here to see how the challenge works and enter to win.  

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Herbalife’s Science-Based Approach to Nutrition

January 29th, 2015

I’ve spent a large portion of my professional life studying the effects of nutrition on the body. What interests me most is the science behind how overall health is impacted by nutrition—including protein, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals. As I’ve studied how to help people improve their nutrition, I’ve ...

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3 Foods to Protect Heart Health

January 22nd, 2015

It’s easy to assume that making just one healthy choice doesn’t matter all that much. But it does! One healthy food or drink can have a direct impact on the endothelium, the organ that produces and releases Nitric Oxide (NO) and a handful of other hormones and chemicals that influence ...

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5 Tips for the Best Nap Ever

January 19th, 2015

Much of Brazil, Spain and parts of Africa and China have daily naps as part of their culture. Napping is seen as a normal part of the sleep cycle. It turns out the people in these areas of the world may be on to something. Research shows that, along with ...

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Giveaway! Win a SIGNED Book Bundle!

January 12th, 2015

Congratulations Susana, Jeanell, and  Kassie. Please check your email for details. My team and I had such a great time redesigning the website that we wanted to do something fun to celebrate the site relaunch. So, this month, I’ll be giving away three of the popular Health Is Wealth book ...

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Meet Our Contributors

December 1st, 2014

I am pleased to welcome the following contributors to the Heart Health Initiative. Each is critical in furthering the mission to educate the world about heart health and give people the tools to live heart-healthy lives. Dr. Rocio Medina “Working to support health in my own Latino community is especially ...

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Improve Your Running Time with a Hip Flexor Workout with Samantha Clayton (video)

November 22nd, 2014

As a cyclist and former marathoner, I’m always looking for ways to get the most of my workouts. I recently came across a short video by Samantha Clayton on how to improve running time with a simple hip flexor workout. The best part is that she offers tailored exercises, so ...

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Omega-3s: What Types of Fish to Eat and Why

October 16th, 2014

The terms “fish” and “Omega-3s” are used so often together that it may be easy to assume that all fish are high in Omega-3 fatty acids. Not the case. Actually, there are specific types of fish to eat if you’re looking to up your heart-supportive Omega-3 intake: cold-water, fatty fish. ...

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The Heart Health Triad with Dr. Lou Ignarro: Weight Loss, Exercise and Heart Health (Video)

September 5th, 2014

Nobel* laureate and heart expert Dr. Lou Ignarro explains how a healthy weight, regular exercise and good nutrition extend beyond the waistline—they also impact the heart. He calls it the “Heart Health Triad”: a healthy weight, good nutrition and exercise, and heart health all work together to keep you well. ...

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Why I Appreciate Interacting with Independent Herbalife Members

July 10th, 2014

Being a scientist can be isolating at times. I spent 40 years of my life in a laboratory, studying one molecule in the human body. There were days when the only real fresh air I got was walking from the lab to my car, and my interaction with others was ...

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Join My Travels!

February 10th, 2014

I’ve spent over a decade traveling the globe on behalf of Herbalife. In those 10-plus years, I’ve traveled over a million miles, and spoken to over 5 million people. I don’t tire of this demanding schedule; I thrive on it. It’s a privilege to meet the many people who are ...

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Nutrients and Absorption: What You Need to Know

January 10th, 2014

Almost any health-related article, book or presentation has a similar underlying message: A healthy diet is the foundation of good health. You know that eating a balanced, varied diet delivers the vitamins, minerals and nutrients your body needs to function. You might even choose foods that target specific nutrients or ...

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Interview: Herbalife Q&A with Dr. Ignarro

December 11th, 2013

Everyone knows cardiovascular health should be a priority, but there’s so much information out there that it can sometimes be overwhelming. Luckily, we have Dr. Louis Ignarro to help! A heart health expert and Nobel laureate, Dr. Ignarro sat down with Herbalife to answer some of your most popular heart health questions, ...

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There’s More to Nitric Oxide

June 6th, 2013

Nitric Oxide (NO) is a crucially important molecule in the cardiovascular system. It has a major role in vasodilation—opening or widening—of the blood vessels. Healthy NO production maintains blood flow to vital organs, which supports overall cardiovascular function. Essentially, NO is a “heart healthy molecule.” Like most things, there is ...

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CoQ10 and Heart Function: The Key to Energy

June 6th, 2013

You need food to thrive. But what does it take for your body to convert food, like lean turkey, to energy to exercise? What is involved in converting an apple into adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in your body to provide a pick-me-up? The answers lie in coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10. CoQ10 ...

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