VANCOUVER, BC and MESA, AZ, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Avidus Management Group Inc. ("Avidus" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AVD, OTC: ASNHF) announced today a Strategic Partnership with Mike Sheffield of the Sheffield Group, ("SNR"), the consensus industry leader for network marketing management consulting ( www.sheffieldnet.com). The announcement with Mr. Sheffield today is the first public step in plans that have been underway for the last year at Avidus. CEO, Dan Lundell, said "Mike is arguably the most well known and respected network marketing consultant in the industry and this partnership gives Avidus access to his expertise to further our objectives of consolidation and deploying proven standardized systems for recruiting, sales, and leadership development. " Mike Sheffield has the ability and with this agreement, the incentive to assist Avidus in reaching its potential," said company President, Doug Ridley. Mr. Sheffield said, "The Avidus model is needed in network marketing. My 30 years of experience has shown me that network marketing companies would unlock their growth potential with the solutions that Avidus offers. I believe in their vision and am very excited to participate in this opportunity." About Avidus Avidus Management Group Inc. ( www.asantae.com) (TSX-V: AVD, OTC: ASNHF) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Asantae, develops, produces and markets innovative nutritional products through direct and network marketing channels. The ingredients in Asantae's products have been shown to reduce chronic low-grade inflammation and oxidative stress, and support a healthy immune system that, according to scientific and medical research, are the underlying conditions for most modern epidemic diseases (diabetes, heart disease, obesity, stroke, etc.). This news release may contain forward-looking statements relating to the Company's operations or to the environment in which it operates. Such statements are based on operations, estimates, forecasts and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict and may be beyond the Company's control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements, including those set forth in the Company's regulatory filings. In addition, such statements relate to the date on which they are made and the Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, save and except as may be required by applicable securities laws.