Herbalife Physician Reference Manual | Doctors in Herbalife

The Herbalife Physician Reference Manual is intended for physicians and health care professionals as a guide to the science of nutrition behind Herbalife's products and programs.

Many of our patients with diabetes, hypertension and heart disease could benefit from a weight management program that works.

Herbalife Physicians Reference Manual Dear Colleague
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Obesity is the number one nutritional problem in the world today, yet our medical offices are not up to to deal with this epidemic. The costs to the health care system in the U.S. alone have risen over $130 billion a year. Despite all the drugs and medical procedures used to fighting this epidemic, the most cost effective solution is to engage your patients in a weight management program that works, and works for you.

Herbalife International is a publicly traded company listed on the NYSE as HLF and a leader in herbal nutrition science. For over 27 years Herbalife has researched and developed herbal nutrition solutions and invites you to become a Herbalife Distributor.

Herbalife can help your practice in 3 ways

  1. Patients with common co-morbidities of obesity include diabetes, hypertension and heart disease may benefit from less costly medications to reach their ideal weight.
  2. Patients will pay your office for use of the supplements customized to their personal requirements while you can provide doctor assisted weight management therapy.
  3. Patient referrals can result in increased traffic to your office. Patients, friends and family will begin to recognize you as an expert in weight management and nutrition and spread the word about their success with you and the Herbalife products.

Become a Herbalife Distributor

Setting up a weight management center in your office is fast, easy and profitable. You will be increasing your practice revenue as well as earning profit from your distributorship as your patients lose weight and live healthier lives. Doctors who currently use the Herbalife programs design a quick and easy weight loss program for their patients using some of the best foods and food supplements on the market.

This state of the art program by Herbalife an industry leader in weight management and nutrition is based on the best science available. The Herbalife Science Advisory Board has put together the Herbalife Physician Reference Manual to go in depth into the science of nutrition. This guide explains why Herbalife is the right choice for you and your patients weight management and nutrition needs.

Herbalife Physician Reference Manual

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Table of Contents:

Section I | Herbalife Physician Reference Manual
Introduction


A.
B.
C.
D.
Philosophy and History of Herbalife International
What's the rational behind Doctors in Herbalife
Cellular Nutrition
Herbalife ShapeWorks Program
8
9
10
11

Section II | Herbalife Physician Reference Manual
Background


A.
B.
B.1
B.2
B.3
B.4
B.4.1
B.4.2
B.4.3
B.4.4
History and Future of Nutritional Science and Medicine
Fundamentals of Nutrition
Fundamentals of Cellular Nutrition
Quality of Diet: Good vs. Bad
Energetics and Obesity
Protein and its role in Cellular Nutrition
Protein Quality
Protein Requirements
Optimum Protein Intake
Proteins Role in Satiety
13
16
16
16
17
17
19
19
20

B.5
B.5.1
B.5.2
Fat in Cellular Nutrition
Fatty Acid Structure and Classification
Fatty Acid as Cellular Signals
21
21
22

B.6
B.6.1
B.6.2
Carbohydrates in Cellular Nutrition
Sugars and Starches
Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load
23
23
24

B.7
B.7.1
B.7.2
B.7.3
Functional Foods
Soy Protein
Phytochemical-Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Beyond the Four Food Groups
28
28
28
32

C
C.1
C.2
C.3
C.4
C.5
C.6
C.7
Vitamins and Minerals
Introduction
Pregnancy and Birth Defects
Immune Function
Cardiovascular Disease
Cancer
Obesity and Diabetes
Safety of Vitamins
38
38
38
39
39
40
41
42

D
D.1
D.2
D.3
D.3.1
D.3.2
D.3.3
D.3.4
D.4
D.4.1
D.4.2

D.4.3
D.4.4
Weight Management and Meal Replacement
Definition of Obesity
Causes of Obesity
Body-Fat Regulation and Function as an Endocrine Organ
Female Fat
Abdominal Fat
Brain Centers and Body Fat
Genes and Obesity
Meal Replacements
History of Meal Replacements
Nutrient Composition of Herbalife Formula 1 and High-Protein/Low-Carb Drink Mix
Clinical Research on Meal Replacement
Recent Research on ShapeWorks® (Abstract)
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44
44
45
45
46
46
48
49
49

50
50
52

E
E.1
E.2
E.3
E.4
E.5
Body Composition
Classification According to Lean Body Mass
RMR and Predicted Weight Loss from Lean Body Mass
Basic Science Behind Bioimpedance
Challenges in the Use of Bioelectrical Impedance
Future Research and Other Methods
55
55
56
56
58
58

F
F.1
F.2
F.3
F.4
F.5
F.6
F.7
F.8
The Safety of Caffeine and It's Effect in Weight Management
What is Caffeine?
Coffee Consumption
Caffeine Safety
Fibrocystic Breast Disease and Caffeine Consumption
Osteoporosis and Caffeine Consumption
Caffeine and Blood Cholesterol
Caffeine and Blood Pressure
Caffeine and Heart Disease
60
60
61
61
62
62
63
63
63

G
G.1
G.2
G.3
G.3.1
G.3.2
G.4
G.5
Metabolic Syndrome and the Co-morbidities of Overweight and Obesity
Diabesity
Heart Disease and Hypertension
Fatty Liver Disease and Cirrhosis
Diagnosing Fatty Liver Disease
Other Causes of Fatty Liver Disease and Liver Failure
Cancer
Changes with Aging in Body Fat and Chronic Disease Risk
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65
65
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66
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68

Herbalife Physicians Reference Manual

Herbalife Physician Reference Manual

3rd Edition 2007, Herbalife International Inc.
Copyright: David Heber, M.D. Ph.D.
Chairman, Herbalife Scientific and Nutrition Advisory Boards

Discontinued

This Herbalife Physician Reference manual is not intended for the purpose of preventing, diagnosing or treating any illness or disease. It is intended solely as a source of information about Herbalife's nutritional programs. The programs mentioned in this manual are represented as food or food supplements and not being represented by Herbalife or its scientific and nutrition Advisory Board as being medical treatments or cures, nor are they considered substitutes for proper medical diagnosis or treatment.

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