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Herbalife Ingredients Glossary


Acesulfame K: A calorie-free, artificial sweetener used in food, beverage
and pharmaceutical products; shown to taste significantly sweeter than an
equivalent volume of sugar. Found in Formula 1 Shake Mix.
Aloe vera: A plant that can have positive effects on the body both
internally and externally. Internally used to promote a healthy digestive
system and to promote a healthy bowel movement.* Found in Herbal Aloe
drink and several body care products.
Amino Acid: An essential building block of proteins.
Aminogen®: A plant enzyme thought to help absorb protein in the body
(which is needed for healthy lean muscle mass, strength and energy).*
Incorporated in Aminogen®† dietary supplements.
Antioxidant: A substance that helps create a barrier from free radical
damage
Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C): An antioxidant needed for the growth and
health of tissues in all parts of the body. Found in many foods and dietary
supplements.
Beet Root: A versatile vegetable part with high nutritional value,
containing vitamins C and A and in folate.
Caffeine: Found in many plants; stimulates the central nervous system.*
Available in Liftoff® tablets.
Calcium carbonate: A mineral that helps maintain healthy bones.* Found
in Xtra-Cal® tablets, Aminogen®† tablets, Snack Defense® tablets and
Formula 2 Multivitamin Complex dietary supplement.
Cellulose Powder: A fine powder used as a binding agent in tablets the
body can break down to absorb at the cellular level.
Chemical Compound: The bonding of two ingredients–can be naturally
occurring or man made.
Cocoa: A seed of the cacao tree; improves blood flow and contributes to
cardiovascular health.* High in antioxidants and flavonoids.
Complete Protein: A protein that contains all the essential amino acids.
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Enzyme: A protein in the body that speeds a biological process to go
faster.
Fiber: Found in whole fruits, vegetables, beans, and grains like oats and
brown rice. It contains lots of vitamins and minerals; helps you feel full
and keeps you regular.
Flavonoids: Sometimes called bioflavonoids, they are plant based
nutrients known to have health benefits.
Free radical: A highly reactive and unstable molecule.
Fructose: A natural sugar found in most fruits and some vegetables.
Ginkgo (biloba) Extract: A tree leaf extract used for improved blood
flow, enhanced mental performance and alertness.* Found in Liftoff®
tablets.
Glucosamine Sulfate: A natural compound found in healthy cartilage.
Found in Joint Support–Glucosamine with Herbs.
Green Tea: A 4,000-year-old tea rich in antioxidants. Found in Total
Control® tablets and Herbal Concentrate teas.
Krill Oil: An oil rich in Omega-3 fatty acids extracted from shrimp-like
crustaceans–contains astaxanthin, a powerful anti-oxidant known to
promote healthy cholesterol levels that are already within a normal range.*
Available in Tri-Shield® capsules and Core Complex dietary
supplements.
L-arginine: An amino acid that helps make nitric oxide in the body and
improves circulatory, immune and nervous system functions.* Found in
Niteworks® Powder Mix.
Omega-3 fatty acids: An essential nutrient that helps maintain a healthy
heart, brain, eyes, skin, joints, hair and immune system.* Found in
Herbalifeline® capsules, Tri-Shield® capsules, and Core Complex dietary
supplements.
Oxidation: Occurs when life essential oxygen combusts within the human
body and produces by-products called free radicals.
Phytonutrients: Plant-derived nutrients with many health benefits and
antioxidant properties. Found in Garden 7® dietary supplements.

Potassium Chloride: A natural chemical compound. It is used in many
foods as a low-sodium alternative and in sports drinks as an essential
replacement for electrolytes lost during intense exercise.
Potassium: Potassium is an essential mineral and micronutrient in human
nutrition–found inside cells, it’s an important mineral for maintaining fluid
and electrolyte balance in the body.
Protein: A molecule with a mission. Our bodies require different types of
proteins for different functions such as movement (muscles), growth
(hormones), digestion (enzymes) and even sight.
Pycnogenol®**: Derived from tree bark, it is a highly potent antioxidant
that has been shown to neutralize free radicals that contribute to premature
aging.
Rosemary extract: Produced from rosemary leaves and rich in
antioxidants. Studies show rosemary may protect against free radical
damage both internally and externally. Found in RoseOx®‡ supplements.
RoseOx®‡: A dietary supplement and antioxidant composed primarily of
rosemary extract and ingredients from the mustard family of plants.
Provides antioxidant protection.*
Soy Protein: A protein derived from soybeans and the only vegetarian
source of complete protein. Equal to animal sources of protein such as
meat, eggs and milk.
Sucralose: An artificial sweetener made from sugar but with no calories.
Whey Protein: A protein isolated from whey, a by-product of milk. It is
commonly used by bodybuilders and other athletes to accelerate muscle
development and aid in recovery.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose,
treat, cure or prevent any disease.
† Aminogen® is a registered trademark of Triarco Industries and is protected by U.S. Patent No. 5,387,422.
‡ RoseOx® is a registered trademark of Zuellig Botanicals, Inc.
** Pycnogenol® is a registered trademark of Horphag Research, Ltd.
This document is applicable to and may only be used to support U.S. business.