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Herbalife Strengthens its Nutrition Advisory Board, Welcomes Expert from Taiwan
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Herbalife Strengthens its Nutrition Advisory Board, Welcomes Expert from Taiwan09:00 EDT Tuesday, July 16, 2013
LOS ANGELES (Business Wire) -- Global nutrition company, Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), welcomes Chin-Kun Wang, Ph.D., an expert in human metabolism and nutrition, to its Nutrition Advisory Board.
Professor Chin-Kun Wang, Ph.D. (Photo: Business Wire)
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)*.
Wang is distinguished professor and former president of the Chung Shan Medical University in Taiwan. He is also honorary president of the Nutrition Society of Taiwan; council member of the Federation Association of Asian Nutrition Societies; chief executive of the International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods; and visiting professor at the Tokyo Medical University.
Wang's research work is focused on human metabolism and the clinical evaluation of nutritional supplements, nutraceuticals, functional foods and herbs, and he has authored and co-authored a number of articles and papers on this subject.
Wang received his Ph.D. from the National Taiwan University and in 2008 was awarded the National Award of Biomedicine in Taiwan for his contribution to medical education.
* 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 at www.herbalife.com.