Mannatech, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MTEX), the leading innovator and provider of nutritional supplements and skin care products based on Real Food Technology® solutions, is happy to announce that early registration for the “Nutrition and Personal Health Coaching” course designed by the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at Texas Woman’s University (TWU), with input from Mannatech scientists, is now open at $100 off the regular price until December 30, 2011.
This unique, science-based, online course was designed to meet the growing demand of both health professionals and members of the general public who are eager to learn more about health and nutrition and discover how to implement this knowledge in realistic ways into their daily lives. With this curriculum, individuals can bolster their wellness business and/or overall knowledge about nutrition, integrative health, supplements and achieving a healthier lifestyle.
The highly qualified members of the TWU faculty bring a diverse array of training and nutrition-based backgrounds to the program. Dr. Chandan Prasad, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at TWU, spent several years at the National Institutes of Health, was a Professor and Vice Chairman in the Department of Medicine at Louisiana State University, has authored/co-authored more than 200 papers in the area of nutrition, and holds three U.S. and international patents. Dr. Prasad is one of the many distinguished faculty members who will teach this exciting, informative course.
This innovative TWU course also includes a guest lecture from Dr. Rob Sinnott, Co-CEO and Chief Science Officer at Mannatech, about the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA). Upon completion of this 45-hour, university-level program, participants will earn a Certificate of Completion of Training as well as continuing education credit hours.Most courses with this kind of academic pedigree cost around $1,500 or more. TWU is offering this extensive training for $525. But the preregistration cost, beginning December 1, 2011, is only $425. More information about this course can be found on the TWU website. Individuals interested in Mannatech’s products or exploring its business opportunity are encouraged to learn more at Mannatech.com. About Mannatech Mannatech, Incorporated, develops high-quality health, weight and fitness, and skin care products that are based on the solid foundation of nutritional science and development standards. Mannatech is dedicated to its platform of Social Entrepreneurship based on the foundation of promoting, aiding and optimizing nutrition where it is needed most around the world. Mannatech’s proprietary products are available through independent sales Associates around the globe including the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Estonia, Finland, the Republic of Ireland, Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea and Mexico. For more information, visit Mannatech.com. Please note: This release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally can be identified by use of phrases or terminology such as “intend” or other similar words or the negative of such terminology. Similarly, descriptions of Mannatech’s objectives, strategies, plans, goals or targets contained herein are also considered forward-looking statements. Mannatech believes this release should be read in conjunction with all of its filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and cautions its readers that these forward-looking statements are subject to certain events, risks, uncertainties and other factors. Some of these factors include, among others, Mannatech’s inability to attract and retain Associates and Members, increases in competition, litigation, regulatory changes and its planned growth into new international markets. Although Mannatech believes that the expectations, statements and assumptions reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cautions readers to always consider all of the risk factors and any other cautionary statements carefully in evaluating each forward-looking statement in this release, as well as those set forth in its latest Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q, and other filings filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including its current reports on Form 8-K. All of the forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date of this release.