extraordinary success story began more than 24 years ago with
the dream of one man—Herbalife founder Mark Hughes.
Mark Hughes 1956 - 2000
When Mark Hughes’ mother died tragically from unsafe dieting at
the age of 36, her teenage son made a profound promise—to find
a way to help people lose weight safely. Mark was determined to
develop a nutritionally sound program that was simple yet offered
In his quest to learn more about good nutrition and weight management,
Mark traveled to China. There, he studied the power of traditional
Chinese herbal medicine. When he returned, Mark drew upon
all he’d learned to fulfill his promise. He began by bringing
together a team of respected medical and nutritional experts…
the team that would soon create Herbalife’s breakthrough formulas.
beginning of a revolution
In 1980, Herbalife launched with a handful of exceptional products.
The reputation of its powerful health solutions spread quickly
as hundreds—and then thousands—of delighted customers achieved
weight loss while improving their overall health and wellness.
The Herbalife product line was proudly extended as the company
continued to grow. Expanding to include targeted nutritional supplements
and personal-care formulas, Herbalife customers enjoyed the unique
benefits of a complete, personalized program for a lifetime of
fulfillment of a dream
Today, Herbalife is a thriving weight-management, nutrition and
personal-care company serving millions of satisfied customers
around the world with hundreds of scientifically advanced products.
Thanks to Mark’s dream, each year Herbalife continues to transform
the lives of people everywhere through a powerful, simplified
approach to better nutrition.