SPRINGVILLE, Utah, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reaffirming the company's commitment to delivering science-based products for a healthy lifestyle, Neways announced the realignment of its scientific teams into a synergistic new organization called the Neways Institute of Healthy Lifestyles.
"This new institute is part of Neways' strategy to be the global leader in the multilevel-marketing industry," said Scott St. Clair, CEO of Neways. "Creating the Neways Institute of Healthy Lifestyles helps set us apart and reinforce our unique commitment to science."
The institute's purpose is to research human health issues, monitor the world's latest scientific discoveries, evaluate ingredient safety and effectiveness, and support Neways in formulating healthy, life-enhancing products. The Neways Institute of Healthy Lifestyles is staffed by 51 scientists in 24 scientific disciplines, with more than 200 combined years of higher education, including nine Ph.Ds. Institute members have published more than 900 peer-reviewed articles and have authored or edited 33 scholarly scientific volumes.
"Working together, these scientists apply the newest and most powerful science to all our products, including discovering new ingredients and formulas," said Jennifer Wolbers, vice president of sales and marketing at Neways. "This institute helps people learn about making the right choices by providing complete and unbiased information about our products and ingredients."
Based in Springville, Utah, at Neways corporate headquarters, the institute incorporates the Neways Scientific Advisory Board and the company's in-house research and development teams, analytical science staff, and quality assurance staff. In addition to Neways, institute scientists are also associated with numerous other respectable organizations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the Harvard School of Public Health, the National Academy of Science, and many others.
The institute's mission statement is to "provide scientific advice, direction, research, and development to further Neways' mission to improve people's lives by avoiding controversial ingredients and expanding efforts to offer solutions to living longer healthier." The institute's goal is to "drive strategic insight and support for the next generation of Neways products and to lead scientific development in anti-aging and healthy living."
Neways produces safe and effective nutritional, personal care, and household products that are free of more than 3,000 questionable ingredients. About 400,000 active Neways distributors share the products in 28 countries, with nearly half of the company's annual revenues paid back to distributors as commissions.