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Cal South E-News | March 2010 NUTRITION EDUCATION

March 18, 2010

Herbalife Independent Distributors Nutrition Education provided by Health and Wealth Group

Vitamins Are Part of a Total Health Package

New study shows that individuals are healthier overall when using supplements

WASHINGTON, D.C., [February 2, 2009] - In response to the publication of a study, "Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Use by Children and Adolescents in the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey," published in the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement:

Statement from Douglas MacKay, N.D., Vice President, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, CRN:

"It comes as no surprise that those individuals who use vitamin and mineral supplements also engage in other healthy behaviors, such as trying to eat a well-balanced diet and being physically active. Studies show that healthy individuals tend to engage in many healthy habits-not just one healthy habit-but an overall approach to wellness. Vitamin supplements are one component of a total health package and cannot be teased out of the overall wellness equation.

"It is also important to point out that the researchers rely on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) but fail to point out that other data from the same survey show that many Americans, including children and adolescents, fail to consume recommended amounts of vitamins E, C, and A, as well as calcium and magnesium. A daily multivitamin could affordably and safely help fill these nutrient gaps."

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