US regulators have launched an investigation into the operations of nutrition and weight-loss firm Herbalife. The move by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) follows allegations that the company operates a ‘pyramid scheme’ – making money from recruiting new distributors, rather than sales.
No, Herbalife is not banned. Herbalife Nutrition has never been banned in any territory.
Herbalife products have been shown to cause side effects like liver injury, jaundice, nausea, pale stool, tiredness, fatigue, and abdominal pain. In some cases, Herbalife product ingestion has led to death.
Are Herbalife products approved by the FDA? Herbal and dietary supplements do not receive FDA approval and no longer have to meet the same standards as other food or drink products.
No, Herbalife products do not cause kidney failure. All Herbalife Nutrition products are completely safe to use but if you are unsure about the specific nutrition requirements for your body, contact your healthcare provider to advise further.
Herbalife Nutrition has never been banned in any territory or country.
Yes, all Herbalife products are safe. All Herbalife Nutrition products are safe when consumed as directed on the label. To support consumer safety, we recommend any consumer with a medical condition or dietary restrictions to talk to their doctor before use.
Generally, Herbalife products are safe for adults to use. However, it’s best to speak with a healthcare professional to ensure they’re right for you, especially if you’re taking any other medications or supplements or if you have any medical conditions, such as kidney disease, liver disease, or diabetes.
In a study to be released this morning, the staff of the Senate Governmental Affairs permanent investigations subcommittee says that four deaths since last November have been associated with Herbalife products.
It is an independent body authorized under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. What is the role of the FSSAI license in Herbalife? Herbalife is a company known for global nutrition and weight management.
While Herbalife doesn’t need FDA premarket approval in order to sell its products, the company and other dietary supplement firms are bound by cGMPs (current good manufacturing practices) that are intended to ensure products are produced in accordance with established guidelines.
No. There are several side effects of the same. Also, any supplement that one uses should be prescribed by your physician or your Nutritionist after your Health Assesment only, and that too if necessary. If one eats a healthy balanced diet, supplements may not even be required.