NBTY to Be Featured On Fox Business Network's Special on the Business of Fitness

Dec 17, 2009, 16:20 ET from NBTY, Inc.

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NBTY, Inc. (NYSE: NTY) (www.NBTY.com), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements, today announced that the interview with Harvey Kamil, President and Chief Financial Officer on FOXBusiness.com LIVE's special on The Business of Fitness on Friday, December 11, 2009 will be rebroadcast on television on the Fox Business Network.

The program can be viewed on the Fox Business Network on Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 5AM ET and on Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 11PM ET. To find the FOX Business Network station in a particular area please visit: www.foxbusiness.com/channelfinder.


NBTY is a leading global vertically integrated manufacturer, marketer and distributor of a broad line of high-quality, value-priced nutritional supplements in the United States and throughout the world. Under a number of NBTY and third party brands, the Company offers over 25,000 products, including products marketed by the Company's Nature's Bounty(R) (www.NaturesBounty.com), Vitamin World(R) (www.VitaminWorld.com), Puritan's Pride(R) (www.Puritan.com), Holland & Barrett(R) (www.HollandAndBarrett.com), Rexall(R) (www.Rexall.com), Sundown(R) (www.SundownNutrition.com), MET-Rx(R) (www.MetRX.com), Worldwide Sport Nutrition(R) (www.SportNutrition.com), American Health(R) (www.AmericanHealthUS.com), GNC (UK)(R) (www.GNC.co.uk), DeTuinen(R) (www.DeTuinen.nl), LeNaturiste(TM) (www.LeNaturiste.com), SISU (R) (www.SISU.com), Solgar(R) (www.Solgar.com), Good 'n' Natural(R) (www.goodnnatural.com), Home Health(TM) (www.homehealthus.com), Julian Graves, and Ester-C (R)(www.Ester-C.com) brands. NBTY routinely posts information that may be important to investors on its web site.

    Contact:  Harvey Kamil                               Carl Hymans
              NBTY, Inc.                                 G.S. Schwartz & Co.
              President & Chief Financial Officer        212-725-4500
              631-200-2020                               carlh@schwartz.com