NORTH BERGEN, N.J., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vitamin Shoppe® will host its latest "Share the Health" Expo this Saturday, August 16, in more than 600 stores nationwide from 11am – 2pm (local time). As part of this event, each store will offer its own specialized festivities, such as free product samples and consultations with local wellness partners. Health Enthusiasts, who strive to be the most knowledgeable associates in the industry, will also be on-hand to help answer any product-related questions. This marks the 9 th Share the Health Expo hosted by the Vitamin Shoppe since 2012. During the Share the Health Expo, the first 50 shoppers at each location will be treated to a complimentary gift bag full of samples of a number of health and wellness products from popular brands, such as Coromega ®, Nature's Way ®, NeoCell ™ and more.* "Part of our mission is to ensure our customers have a personalized shopping experience to fit their health and wellness needs, which includes providing them with the knowledge they need to pursue their goals," said Doug Henson, Senior Vice President Retail, the Vitamin Shoppe. "During our Share the Health Expo, we are proud to make it even easier for customers to explore the variety of products we offer and learn how to easily incorporate them into their everyday lives." The Vitamin Shoppe stores will host wellness partners from their communities throughout the day, ranging from local gyms and spas to chiropractors and product representatives. For information on the specific wellness partners attending "Share the Health," customers are encouraged to contact their local store. *While supplies last. Samples will vary be region/store location.