David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.N., Director of the Center for Human Nutrition at UCLA* and Chairman of Herbalife’s Scientific and Nutrition Advisory Boards, answers some of your most frequently asked questions about the Formula 1 shakes.
Q: What are the components that make Formula 1 shakes a healthy, satisfying meal?
A: Formula 1 shakes provide high-quality soy protein, healthy carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other nutrients to provide the cells of your body what they need for optimum health.† You will be able to tell the difference from your usual breakfast after the very first shake.
Q: Is the soy protein in Formula 1 shakes beneficial to both men and women?
A: Yes, the soy protein in Formula 1 shakes is definitely beneficial for both men and women. Numerous scientific studies demonstrate the benefits of soy protein for heart health when included as part of a healthy, low-fat diet, which is why Formula 1 shakes have a healthy heart symbol on every label (except Tropical Fruit flavor, which contains less soy).†
Q: How can one product, Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix, be ideal for both weight loss and weight maintenance?
A: Research shows that drinking two shakes a day and eating one healthy meal will lead to weight loss, while having one shake a day will keep the weight off for years. Formula 1 shakes are the ideal meal for everyone, whether they want to lose weight, keep off the weight they have lost or just maintain their naturally healthy weight.†
Q: If I'm lactose intolerant, can I use soy milk to make a shake?
A: Yes, simply add soy milk to Formula 1 Nutritional Shake Mix and you should have no problem. By the way, most humans are lactose intolerant to some degree. You lose nothing when you substitute soy milk for dairy milk from a health standpoint.†
* The University of California does not endorse specific products or services as a matter of policy.
†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.