Health solutions to living healthy


GNC Philippines Marketing Manager Edwin Angeles and Medical Consultant Victor Vesuña promote healthy living the GNC way.

MANILA, Philippines–With today’s generation being heavily dependent on modern conveniences¾such as processed, ready-to-eat instant food to elevators and escalators¾people are encouraged to lead unhealthy sedentary lifestyles.

Fortunately, thanks to the wealth of information out there, people now know better than to have utter disregard for their health and are making conscious efforts to take good care of their body.

Fully supporting this healthier lifestyle choice is General Nutrition Centers (GNC), a company that has been committed to helping consumers live well for more than half a century. GNC is the largest global provider of health solutions such as nutritional supplements, skincare, preventive and weight management products for every individual, health condition and lifestyle.

Industry leader

With over 4,800 retail locations throughout the United States and franchise operations in more than 50 international markets, GNC is the number one authority when it comes to health products, particularly nutritional supplements. “One of the strengths of GNC is that it has been here since 1935,” says GNC Philippines Marketing Manager Edwin Angeles. “It has established itself as a trusted brand worldwide.”

According to Angeles, GNC makes it a point to always be advanced in terms of developing new products and introducing them to the market.  “We constantly innovate our different product categories to cater to specific needs, with the assistance, of course, of GNC’s advisory board consisting of professors, physicians, nutritionists and other health specialists,” he adds.


The GNC promise

Dr. Victor Vesuña is among the team of experts that evaluate each product at GNC.

Backed by solid scientific research and state-of-the-art manufacturing and packaging processes, GNC performs 150 quality checks on each product to maintain and improve ingredient safety and product potency.

Apart from the rigorous testing, GNC has a product committee board to ensure that products go above and beyond the standards required by US law.

“GNC products are a hundred percent made in the US and compliant with international requirements,” says GNC Medical Consultant Victor Vesuña. “Our products are also FDA-approved, which not everyone can say about the health products they sell as the FDA is very strict with food supplements.”

Another factor that sets GNC apart from other supplement providers is its moneyback guarantee. “We’re assuring each customer that if they’re not satisfied with the product, they can return it anytime as long as it’s within the 30-day period,’’ says Angeles.

Reliable health partner

As people have to balance a lot more on their plates given the multi-tasking nature of the contemporary world, staying healthy while juggling work, personal and social activities pose a challenge.

True to its mission of helping consumers live genuinely healthy lifestyles, GNC offers various health products to improve their quality of lives¾from preventive condition-specific supplements to protein bars, appetite suppressants, moisturizing creams and children’s vitamins.

“Actually, many customers come to us because their doctors prescribe GNC products, mostly fish oil and mineral supplements,” says Vesuña.

“The campaign that we launched just this August aims to inform and encourage people to live healthy with GNC,” Angeles shares. “As much as possible we’d like to educate consumers about the benefits of each product.’’

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