Dietitians, former Herbalife members criticize nutrition clubs, products

Anyone on social media has probably seen advertisements for “nutrition clubs,” featuring  colorful “loaded teas” or meal replacement shakes with cookie crumbles, cereal or sprinkles. They look good.

The health benefits and nutritional claims look better. Most drinks are allegedly under 300 calories and have very little sugar. Others can supposedly give brighter skin, more energy, support healthy digestion and help with weight loss.

These claims can be tempting for those desperate for something easy to help them meet their health goals, but nutrition experts say that’s simply not the case.

Many clubs — including several in Weld County —

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