MANAGER EXTRA February 2010 What’s in YourWeight-Loss Tool Kit?
Presenting Our Weight-Loss Tool Kit January’s Sunshine Horizons featured lots of great, new science on our amazingMetaboMax® Plus and MetaboMax Free products. It also provided useful tips for weight-management success and in part addressed the emotional component of lasting weight loss. This month, we are pleased to provide you with a weight-loss tool kit. We’ve filled thesepages with product handouts, posters and other business ideas to help you expand yourever-growing reach and share your knowledge and genuine care. Don’t file this magazine in your NSP library. Use it! Cut it apart, copy the pages, hand themout to customers and successline members. Hang up the posters. It’s time to let peopleknow that NSP has terrific, natural weight-loss products and that you are there to help themin their efforts.Help Stem the Tide of Obesity in America Obesity has been linked to many life-threatening diseases, Obesity is defined asincluding cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea and a body mass indexcertain types of cancer. It can also seriously impact quality of lifeand one’s ability to participate in day-to-day activities. (BMI) of 30 or greater. The past 20 years has seen a dramatic increase in obesity in this BMI is calculated fromcountry. In 2008, only one state (Colorado) had a prevalence ofobesity less than 20%. Thirty-two states had a prevalence equal to a person’s weight andor greater than 25%; six states (Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, height and provides aSouth Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia) had a prevalence ofobesity equal to or greater than 30%. reasonable indicatorSource: http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/data/trends.html#State of body fatness and Obesity affects children and adolescents too. “Data from weight categories thatNHANES surveys (1976–1980 and 2003–2006) show that theprevalence of obesity has increased: for children aged 2–5 years, may lead to healthprevalence increased from 5% to 12.4%; for those aged 6–11 concerns.years, prevalence increased from 6.5% to 17%; and for those aged12–19 years, prevalence increased from 5% to 17.6%.”Source: http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/childhood/index.html Truly we live more sedentary lives and consume more than the previous generation.Something has to change. Take heart. You can be the key to helping someone find his or her way back to health,including a healthier weight. People need the encouragement and information you have tooffer. Share your sunshine today!Avoid the Physical and Economic Costs of Obesity “According to a study of national costs attributed to both overweight (BMI 25–29.9) andobesity (BMI greater than 30), medical expenses accounted for 9.1 percent of total U.S.medical expenditures in 1998 and may have reached as high as $78.5 billion ($92.6 billion in2002 dollars). Approximately half of these costs were paid by Medicaid and Medicare.”Source: http://www.cdc.gov/obesity/causes/economics.html Americans spend billions of dollars on gyms, weight-loss center memberships, liposuction,weight-loss surgeries, etc. in search of smaller bodies. Guess what? There’s still no magicbullet. For most people, achieving and maintaining a lasting and healthy weight requires strictattention to diet and adequate exercise. But certain supplements can give consumers anedge toward success and can help make needed lifestyle changes easier. Nature’s Sunshine offers such quality supplements. Making weight loss a greater focus ofyour NSP business will help you guide more people to improved health and energy.
Maximize your weight-loss success withMetaboMax Plus!Combined with a healthy diet and exercise,MetaboMax Plus is a powerful combination • Chickweed and Ginger are herbs of ingredients that can help you lose or traditionally used for fat burningmaintain weight. (lipolysis) and weight management. • ay help boost calorie expenditure. M • ay have beneficial effects on already M Benefits normal-range cholesterol levels. • Stimulates metabolism • Promotes fat burning or lipolysis (helps Ingredients to decrease body fat) • apsicum and Green tea extract help C • Boosts energy levels to decrease body fat. • Provides antioxidants (from EGCG in • itter orange fruit (contains synephrine) B green tea) helps stimulate metabolism. • May help maintain cholesterol levels • erba mate and guarana helps Y already within the normal range. stimulate metabolism with natural • May help to reduce fat stores caffeine. • uggulipid herb contains G Use this product if you want to: guggulsterones, which help maintain • ncrease your metabolism I cholesterol levels already within the • urn fat faster B normal range. They also decrease • ncrease your energy levels I circulatory fat deposits. Guggulsterones may also help reduce fat stores due to Note: Yerba mate and guarana provide their thyroid-stimulating activity. natural sources of caffeine (20 mg per capsule). Stock No. 3072-2 (120 capsules)MetaboMax Free—great weight-loss supportwithout the caffeineMetaboMax Free contains capsicum, Use this product if you want to:green tea extract, bitter orange fruit, ginger, • ncrease your metabolism Ichickweed and guggulipid. • urn fat faster B • ncrease your energy levels I Stock No. 3074-6 (120 capsules) For more information contact: Independent Distributor Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc.
Fat Carbo Grabbers® Grabbers® with ChromiumFat Grabbers has a well-deserved reputation as Carbo Grabbers is a non-stimulant dietaryan important tool in any weight-management supplement derived from northern white kidneyplan. This safe, natural product is an effective beans that may help reduce the caloriestool for reducing dietary fat absorption and available to your body.maintaining cholesterol levels already within thenormal range. Ingredients • xtract of Phaseolus vulgaris, or the northern EIngredients white kidney bean, naturally and safely • syllium hulls and guar gum bind with—or P interferes with the digestion of starchy grab—fat molecules to interfere with the carbohydrates. Because the enzymatic absorption of emulsified fat from the small breakdown of some dietary starch may be intestine. inhibited, these undigested starches can • ecithin emulsifies fat in aqueous media. L be carried through the intestinal tract and • hickweed contains saponins, which, C eliminated. together with lecithin, help emulsify fat. • atented, food-bound chromium helps P maintain blood sugar levels already within theBenefits normal range. • elps decrease the body’s absorption of H dietary fat. Benefits • elps maintain cholesterol levels already H • elps reduce the conversion of some H within the normal range. starches to calories. • ay help reduce available calories. MUse this product if you want to: • inimizes the need to entirely avoid M • educe the amount of dietary fat your R carbohydrates. body absorbs. • elps the body’s efforts to maintain blood H • upport healthful cholesterol levels. S sugar levels already within the normal range.Stock No. 3035-9 (120 capsules) Use this product if you want to:Stock No. 3030-4 (360 capsules) • at some carbohydrates without regret. E • aintain blood sugar levels already within M the normal range. Stock No. 3070-7 (60 capsules)For more information contact: For more information contact:Independent Distributor Independent DistributorNature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc.
CLA Collatrim Plus® Powder Collatrim CapsulesCLA, or Conjugated Linoleic Acid, is a mixture Collatrim helps increase lean muscle mass,of essential fatty acids with health and weight which in turn can lead to fat burning. Availablebenefits. as Collatrim Plus powder or as Collatrim capsules.Ingredients • LA helps modify body composition by C Ingredients sustaining lean muscle tissue and enhancing Collatrim Plus powder and Collatrim capsules lipolysis. It is a patented ingredient for fat contain: reduction. CLA is thought to inhibit fat • Hydrolyzed bovine collagen, which provides synthesis. It has also been shown to be amino acids to rebuild muscles and effective in maintaining cholesterol levels strengthen lean muscle mass. already within the normal range. Each CLA softgel supplies 750 mg CLA in a base of Benefits safflower oil. • Builds lean muscle mass. • Strengthens the structural system. Benefits • Contains amino acids, the building block of • ustains lean muscle mass. S proteins. • ay slow fat synthesis. M • aintains blood glucose levels already in the M Use this product if you want to: normal range. • ncrease lean muscle mass. I • elps maintain cholesterol levels already in H • upport your joints and skin. S the normal range. Collatrim Plus PowderUse this product if you want to: Stock No. 3062-0 (326.5 g) • uild lean muscle mass. B • urn fat. B Collatrim capsules • aintain blood glucose levels already in the M Stock No. 3065-4 (180 capules) normal range. • aintain cholesterol levels already in the M normal range.Stock No. 3010-1 (75 capsules)For more information contact: For more information contact:Independent Distributor Independent DistributorNature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc.
Nature’s MetaboStart® Cortisol Plus Formula® Cortisol appears to be linked to weight. This Our most comprehensive weight-loss program.hormone is produced in the adrenal glands in One box contains a 14-day supply. Take AM,response to stress. It promotes the release of NOON and PM packets as directed.glucose—fuel used during stressful times. IngredientsIngredients • -Keto™ may help adjust your body’s weight 7 • elora® (a blend of magnolia bark extract and R “set point.” phellodendron bark extract) helps the body • etaboMax Plus increases fat burning and M manage stress and maintain cortisol levels energy. already within the normal range. • at Grabbers helps absorb fat molecules F • anaba leaf and Holy basil leaf help maintain B from food. blood glucose levels already within the normal • arbo Grabbers with Chromium reduces the C range. amount of dietary carbs that are converted to • hromium and Vanadium help maintain blood C calories. glucose levels already within the normal range. • LA (conjugated linoleic acid) helps sustain C • HEA, a hormone precursor that interacts with D lean muscle mass and may enhance Nutri-Burn Chocolate (15 servings, 915 g), Stock No. 3078-0 the adrenal glands, and which may help to lipolysis. Nutri-Burn Vanilla (15 servings, 870 g), Stock No. 3080-0 lower cortisol production. • ecaffeinated green tea leaf extract may help D Benefits boost metabolism. • ncrease energy. I • -theanine supports the body during times of L • mprove fat burning. I stress. • uild lean muscle mass. B • itamin C reduces oxidative stress. V • elps prevent the digestion of some dietary H fat and cholesterol.Benefits • elps prevent calories from starchy foods H • ay help to maintain cortisol levels already M from reaching the bloodstream. within the normal range. • ay help to maintain glucose levels already M Use this product if you want to: within the normal range. • oost energy, burn more fat and help B • upports the body under stress. S build muscle. • ake a thorough approach to weight TUse this product if you want to: management. • ackle the stress element of weight loss. T • ave a convenient supplement program H for weight loss.Note: Not for use by anyone under the age of 18 years. Stock No. 3076-9 (14 days)Stock No. 3209-4 (90 capsules)For more information contact: For more information contact:Independent Distributor Independent DistributorNature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc.
MaximizeFat burning Metabolism Health and self-image Weight-loss successMetaboMax Plus combines sevenpowerful herbs in a natural formulationto help you burn more fat, fire up yourmetabolism, increase your health andachieve successful weight loss. Capsicum and Green tea extract help todecrease body fat. Bitter orange fruit (contains
synephrine) stimulates metabolism. Yerba mate and guarana stimulatemetabolism with natural caffeine. Chickweed and Ginger are herbstraditionally used for weight loss. Guggulipid may help maintaincholesterol levels already within thenormal range and help reduce fat stores. Stock No. 3072-2 (120 capsules)
B u s i n e s s B u i l d i n g Making Weight Loss a Part of Your Business Business Tips from Rallie McAllister, M.D., MPH, MSEH A n estimated two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese. With those statistics, it Nature’s Sunshine has organized Sunshine Friends, a weight-loss Become a Weight-Loss Coach So many people want to lose weight and don’t know how. They only takes a quick look around to society made up of individual want someone to take the reins and see opportunities to help those who create a weight-loss plan. Become support groups competing in a are looking for support and direction their “coach.” Give them the with weight management. weight-loss contest. To learn information and support they need, Rallie McAllister, M.D., MPH, more, see page 10. just as you would a client facing any MSEH, and author of Breakthrough: other health issue. The Nutrition Prescription for Focus on Obesity in the WorkplaceBuilding Maximum Weight Loss Success, Obesity and its accompanying shares a few business tips that you health effects have becomeBurning can integrate into your business. the #1 cost to companies in the U.S. in the formMuscle, Breakthrough: The Nutrition of sick time and health costs. Many companies Prescription for Maximum Weight are ready to take new Loss Success by Rallie McAllister steps to increase the walks you step-by-step through health of their workers basic nutrition needs and ways and lower health care costs, creating to optimize your health while a perfect setting for meeting your weight-loss goals. you to offer your To order Breakthrough, visit www. services. Approach meal replacement naturestools.com. local companies and offer to hold Create Support Groups seminars on Numerous studies have shown health and weight that people who belong to support management. whey protein groups are able to lose more Lactose-free, weight and keep it off for longer than those who go it alone. HelpFat your clients create support groups where they can support each other, share experiences, offer ideas, even exercise together. You can be a part of that support group by organizing meetings, emailing tips and ideas, and sharing weight-loss product information.8 Manager Extra, February 2010
B u s i n e s s B u i l d i n g Become a Sunshine Friend Enter your group in our 2010 weight-loss contest! S unshine Friends is NSP’s fun, innovative weight- loss contest. It’s also a support group and a weight- loss society! Create your Sunshine Friends group today. Use Sunshine Friends Resources Follow us on NSP’s Facebook group, Sunshine Friends. You’ll receive testimonials, tips, recipes, Here’s how: product information and more. Create Your Sunshine Friends Group Sunshine Friends Prizes • ach group must consist of at least four active NSP E All weight-loss contest participants will receive: distributors, though there is no limit to the number of • T-shirt a participants per group. While group members may be • eight-loss emails w added at any time, all group members have the same • ree product f contest ending date (90 days after the group signs up). In addition, NSP will award fabulous prizes to two Those that join a group late will have a shorter contest winning groups: run. The last day for groups to register is May 2, 2010. 1. he group that has the greatest average total number T • ach group must have one Team Leader who organizes E of pounds lost per person. and motivates the group. Team Leaders must create 2. he group that has the highest total percentage of T that team online at www.naturessunshine.com/ weight lost as a group from starting weight to ending sunshinefriends. Each team member then signs into weight (Total number of pounds lost as a team ÷ total the website to join the team. Team members regularly team starting weight). input their weight-loss progress. Leaders receive product credit as a reward for managing the group: Winning Teams Will Receive: Number of Product credit • 500 product credit (per participant) $ participants in awarded to team • two-page spread in an upcoming Sunshine A the group leader Horizons magazine, including participant bios and 4–9 $15 success story (exact space allotted and month of magazine determined by editorial staff) 10–19 $35 • ecognition in Greg Halliday’s monthly newsletter R 20+ $60 • ecognition on www.naturessunshine.com R Sunshine Friends Contest Dates: any 90-day period between Jan. 15 and Aug. 1, 2010. Sign up your group today!10 Manager Extra, February 2010
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August 2009 Ovations Rank AdvancementsNew Regional Manager New Area Managers “Thanks to “Love what you do, because passion leads the Sunshine to success. We are thrilled when we see the 500 sponsoring many lives we have touched through our program, we are partnership with NSP. Nature’s Sunshine able to attain our simply has the best, and it is easy to share manager goals! the very best with others. Great leadership, Thank you to education and superior products create a everyone at Home winning combination with NSP. Office for your “We are grateful for the continued support! Working blessings from our Lord, and for the support together, we will of our upline and our downline.” reach the world.” Bob and Sue Hostetler, Ore. Karen Stene Finch, Mont. September 2009 Ovations Rank AdvancementsNew Regional Managers New Area Manager “After attending the “I am very proud to Road to National program be a part of the Nature’s in Utah this year, we got Sunshine family. It is to work with our group, wonderful to have quality, meeting weekly, and integrity and support developing and achieving behind every product goals. We have been you choose. And it’s the honored with the friendship amazing relationships of some wonderful, caring that make sharing NSP so managers. Work the worthwhile.” program and the results will show.” Michele Boeddeker, Fla. Carol Philip Rossetti, Ind. New Area Managers New Area Managers “Our mission is to help others help themselves Etta M. Borkholder, Ind. to optimal health. NSP has been a crucial part of our success in this God-given assignment. Thank you, NSP, for the Elizabeth Thrift Julia Lisenby, Ga. quality products that we rely on and for the staff that mentors excellence in every way.” Chris Gena Swihart, Ind. ID: 1007815; Country: BELARUS 12 Manager Extra, February 2010
A n n o u n c e m e n t sJoin us for a Summertime Cruise! Time to Begin Qualifying for Cancun in 2011! Join your NSP friends on the Herbal Exploration Cruise Our National Convention to Cancun, Mexico willthis June aboard the Carnival Cruise Lines’ Splendor. take place March 8–12, 2011. Plan to join us forVisit Baja Mexico’s this unforgettable gathering in tropical paradise!sunny and fun-filled Qualifications run Jan. 1–Oct. 31, 2010. Qualify in one ofports like Puerto three ways.Vallarta, Mazatlanand Cabo San QV Increase MethodLucas. And get a Convention for 2 = Base* + 800/month increasegreat education! Popular NSP Convention for 1 = Base + 400/month increaseevent speakers will Total Group QV Methodbe on hand, including Dr. Hugo Rodier and Steven Horne Convention for 2 =plus other great teachers and presenters. We’ll also enjoy earn 100,000 group QV points over the 10 monthsa Road to National Workshop: Successfully Using the 3Vital Behaviors to Grow Your NSP Business. Convention for 1 = Save the dates! Our cruise takes place June 6–13, earn 67,000 group QV points over the 10 months2010 and departs from Los Angeles (Long Beach), Calif. National Manager MethodPrices start at just $610 for an inside cabin. For completedetails, visit our website. Convention for 2 = hold rank for 8 of the 10 months of qualificationRising Star Takes Place in May Convention for 1 = NSP’s 2010 Rising Star event takes place May 18–21, hold rank for 6 of the 10 months of qualificationand our qualified Star Managers are in for a treat. * f a person/account had less than 1,000 QV points/month during IRising Star, held in Utah at NSP’s Home Office and the “base” period (defined as the same period of time in themanufacturing facility, features a one-of-a-kind experience previous year as the qualification period), he/she will have a minimum monthly goal of 1,400 QV points to earn convention for 1in getting to know your herb company. See where and person or 1,800/month to earn convention for 2 people.how the products are made. Discover all of the testingthat goes into our quality products. Meet your Corporate Note: Managers may earn 50 bonus QV points (max. ofRegional Manager and the company’s founders. Plus 250/month) for each new Member they sponsor and 1,000participate in terrific educational classes and seminars. bonus QV points for new Manager break-outs duringIt’s all waiting for you at Rising Star in May. Qualified qualifications.Managers will receive more information in March. For further updates, visit our website.E v e n t s C a l e n d a r2010 Natural Health and Education Seminars Product Training Coming EventsJoin us for our all-new Natural Health and Education Seminars FREE NSPWebinars March 26–27, 2010for 2010, featuring four brand-new modules. These include Join the Product Focus Webinar. Herb ConferenceThe Brilliant Body (two systems), If Only I Had More Energy: Tune in live at 11:00 a.m. Monday, Springfield, Ohiothe Adrenal–Thyroid Connection and Parasites: The Uninvited or watch the Webinar at your Speakers: Dr. Rallie McAllisterGuests. Are you an unknowing host? convenience through Friday of and Frank Miesse 27 anton, Ohio C the same week. Register at www. Contact: Bonnie DantzerFebruary Richmond, Va. NSPwebinars.com. Or listen by 1-937-325-217327 hambersburg, Pa. C phone. Dial 1-712-432-0453, April April 19–26 Tampa, Fla. PIN#8626 (not a toll-free call). Education WeekMarch 10 nn Arbor, Mich. A Feb. 22 Circulatory System Oklahoma City, Okla. May 18–216 Austin, Texas March 8 Urinary System Rising Star Clermont, Fla. Phoenix, Ariz. Provo, Utah Oak Lawn, Ill. 17 lbuquerque, N.M. A Business Webinar13 ugusta, Ga. A Baton Rouge, La. April 12 Effective Home Meetings Bluffton, Ind. Myerstown, Pa. Omaha, Neb. Tulsa, Okla. Parsippany, N.J. 24 reen Bay, Wis. G Leominster, Mass. For complete details, go to www.naturessunshine.com.20 orydon, Ind. C Call Customer Service at 1-800-223-8225 to register for a school or seminar. Portland, Ore. For information on seminars in Spanish, visit our website, Tyler, Texas or call 1-800-321-4652. Dates and locations are subject to change. Yuma, Ariz. February 2010, Manager Extra 13
Buy products and become a distributor of NSP Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc. USA: P.O. Box 1000 http://www.naturessunshine.com/ Spanish Fork, Utah 84660 CANADA: http://www.naturessunshine.ca/ Australia http://www.naturessunshine.com.au/ New Zealand: http://www.natsun.co.nz/ MALTA http://nspeuroplan.com/ Sponsors Country: Belarus; Sponsors Account Number: 1007815NSP Manager Extra, February 2010, is published by Nature’s Sunshine Products, Inc., 75 East 1700 South, Provo, Utah 84606. Copyright 2010. Printed in the USA. All rights reserved. Taking Weight Loss to the Max MetaboMax Boosting metabolism can take your weight-management program to the next level. ® MetaboMax Plus and MetaboMax Free offer natural ingredients to turn your metabolism up a notch. x MetaboMa MetaboM Plus ax ter orange Free c ontains bit ate and is a great m fruit, yerba stimulate for those alternative help weight-m who d guarana to with natural anagemen esire without c t metabolism nephrine and affeine. It support sy the same fe sources of also contains great form atures MetaboM caffeine. It n tea extract, ax Plus, w ula as ree ithou capsicum, g and guggulipid the yerba mate or t chickweed rn fat and guarana. to help bu ergy. boost en Stock No. Product Direct Cost QV Points Sugg. Retail 3072-2 MetaboMax Plus (120 capsules) $29.95 29.95 $44.95 3074-6 MetaboMax Free (120 capsules) $29.95 29.95 $44.95 ID: 1007815; Country: BELARUS