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Herbalife Welcomes Mexican Doctor to its Nutrition Advisory Board

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Herbalife Welcomes Mexican Doctor to its Nutrition Advisory Board10:00 EDT Thursday, October 25, 2012 LOS ANGELES (Business Wire) -- Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF) welcomes Florisa Barquera, M.D., an expert in nutrition and the issues related to obesity and nutritional disorders, to its Nutrition Advisory Board. The Nutrition Advisory Board is comprised of leading experts from around the world in the fields of nutrition and health who inform, educate and train Herbalife independent distributors on the principles of nutrition, physical activity and healthy lifestyle. The board is chaired by David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)*. Barquera is a member of the Mexican Academy for Obesity and has collaborated in several studies conducted by the Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica into the impact of poor nutrition on the population of Mexico. She is also a member of the Academic Development Committee at Universidad Anáhuac, Mexico City. She has authored and co-authored a number of articles and books on the subject of obesity and is regularly used by the media to provide comment on, and insight into, the nutrition situation in Mexico. Barquera received her medical degree from Universidad Anáhuac and her master's in Clinical Nutrition from the same university. * The University of California as a matter of policy does not endorse specific products or services. Dr. Heber's credentials as a Professor are for identification purposes only. About Herbalife Ltd. Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is a global nutrition company that sells weight-management, nutrition, and personal care products intended to support a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife products are sold in more than 80 countries to and through a network of independent distributors. The company supports the Herbalife Family Foundation and its Casa Herbalife program to help bring good nutrition to children. Herbalife's website contains information about Herbalife, including financial and other information for investors at http://ir.Herbalife.com. The company encourages investors to visit its website from time to time, as information is updated and new information is posted. Herbalife Ltd.Julian Cacchioli, 213-745-0519julianc@herbalife.com