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Susan Bowerman

M.S., R.D., CSSD, CSOWM, FAND – Senior Director, Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training
Chair, Herbalife Dietetic Advisory Board and Outer Nutrition Advisory Board


Susan Bowerman is the senior director of Worldwide Nutrition Education and Training at Herbalife. She also serves as the vice-chair of the Herbalife Dietetic Advisory Board (DAB). As a registered dietitian, Ms. Bowerman educates Herbalife Independent Distributors about our global nutrition philosophy and is responsible for the development of nutrition education and training materials.

Prior to her role at Herbalife, Ms. Bowerman was the assistant director of the UCLA* Center for Human Nutrition. She has also held appointments as adjunct professor in nutrition at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and as lecturer in nutrition in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California.

Ms. Bowerman was also a consultant to the (then) Los Angeles Raiders for six seasons and was a contributing columnist for the Los Angeles Times’ Health section for two years. She is a prolific author, having written many articles on nutrition and healthy eating. Ms. Bowerman has also coauthored numerous research papers and book chapters and was a coauthor of two books for the public: “What Color Is Your Diet?” and “The L.A. Shape Diet” by Dr. David Heber, published by Harper Collins in 2001 and 2004, respectively. She has taught extensively and developed educational programs for individuals, groups and industries focused on health promotion, weight management and sports nutrition.

Ms. Bowerman graduated with distinction from the University of Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in biology and went on to earn her master’s in food science and nutrition from Colorado State University. She completed her dietetic internship at the University of Kansas and is board certified in sports dietetics and in obesity & weight management. Ms. Bowerman is also a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. When she is not busy teaching and writing, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and gardening. Her favorite Herbalife products include Simply Probiotic and Formula 1 Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake Mix Banana Caramel.

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