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USANA's CoQ10 Product Gets Seal of Approval From ConsumerLab.com

Thursday, March 21, 2013

USANA's CoQ10 Product Gets Seal of Approval From ConsumerLab.com08:15 EDT Thursday, March 21, 20134th Year USANA Supplement CoQuinone® 30 Receives Independent Test RatingSALT LAKE CITY, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, USANA Health Sciences Inc. (NYSE: USNA) announced that one of its top-rated supplements, CoQuinone® 30, has been evaluated and approved by ConsumerLab.com LLC, a leading provider of independent product test results. This is the fourth time USANA's CoQuinone 30 product has passed testing for label claims by ConsumerLab.com.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120807/LA53885LOGO)In a recent report, ConsumerLab.com determined that USANA's CoQuinone 30 was found to contain its labeled amount of CoQ10. This study evaluated coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and ubiquinol products from various nutritional supplement manufacturers to determine whether the products in fact contained the amounts of these compounds stated on their labels. The complete review can be found at www.ConsumerLab.com."Quality control testing is taken very seriously at USANA," said Dr. Carsten Smidt, USANA's vice president of research and development. "Our research and development team rigorously researches and develops high-quality products with first-rate ingredients. USANA nutritional supplements are manufactured in-house under pharmaceutical Good Manufacturing Practices. Every batch of every product is tested for each ingredient to make sure that what is on the label is truly in the product."Recently, USANA was named the No. 1 Rated Brand in Direct Sales Based on Customer Satisfaction from ConsumerLab.com's 2013 Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users.Since 1999, ConsumerLab.com has tested more than 3,400 products, representing 450 brands and nearly every type of popular supplement in order to help consumers and healthcare professionals identify the best quality health and nutrition products. ConsumerLab.com is also the only third-party verification group that freely publishes its testing methods and quality criteria/standards. About USANAFounded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactureshigh-quality supplements and personal care, energy and weight-management products in its FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City. USANA's products, used by more than 600 professional athletes, are developed by the company's award-winning team of scientists and sold directly to Preferred Customers and Associates in 18 international markets. USANA has earned NSF Certified for Sport® certification for its SportsPak, Essentials? (Chelated Mineral and Mega Antioxidant), Proflavanol® C100, Active Calcium?, Procosa® and BiOmega? products. It has also earned NSF dietary supplement certification for its HealthPak?.USANA is the No. 1 Rated Brand in Direct Sales Based on Customer Satisfaction in ConsumerLab.com's 2013 Survey of Vitamin and Supplement Users. Named one of Outside magazine's "Best Places to Work" for four consecutive years, USANA has received more than 100 state, national and international accolades, including Utah Best of State, Stevie Awards, Australian Business Awards, NutriSearch Editor's Choice and others. Learn more about USANA (www.USANA.com) and the USANA True Health Foundation (www.USANAfoundation.org/), stay current with the official USANA blog (www.whatsupUSANA.com), like us on the USANA Facebook page (www.facebook.com/USANAhealthsciences), or follow USANA on Twitter (@USANAinc).Media Contact: Ashley CollinsExecutive Director of PR, Social Media and CommunicationsUSANA Health Sciences, Inc.(801) 954-7629media(at)us.usana(dot)comSOURCE USANA Health Sciences Inc.