Herbalife Research

 Our Commitment to Science & Innovation

The Mark Hughes Cellular and Molecular Nutrition Laboratory

Herbalife is dedicated to fostering the exploration of nutritional frontiers as a way to help humanity achieve its potential for optimal wellness.

In 2003, Herbalife helped establish the Mark Hughes Cellular and Molecular Nutrition Laboratory at the Center for Human Nutrition at UCLA as a part of its mission to advance nutritional science through the most progressive research and development technologies available.

Herbalife Founder
Mark Hughes

The Nutrition Advisory Boards

In support of our commitment to developing innovative products at the forefront of nutrition science, Herbalife has assembled an impressive team of prominent scientists and nutrition experts to guide our research and development process.

Chaired by David Heber Ph.D., the Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) is committed to advancing the field of nutritional science. Shapeworks is based on the studies and findings of Dr David Herber

David Heber
Director - UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

Comprised of globally respected scientists, including Nobel Laureate Louis Ignarro, Ph.D., the NAB is ushering in a new era at Herbalife and earning respect in the worldwide scientific community.

Lou Ignarro, Nobel Laureate Ph.D.
Nutrition Advisory Board

The award-winning members on Herbalife’s Nutrition Advisory Board are the stewards of our product research and development-and serve as a comprehensive source of expertise about the health benefits of Herbalife’s products and programs. Luigi Gratton Ph.D, is head of our Medical Affairs and Education Department.

Luigi Gratton