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Nutrition 21 Marks it's 5th Anniversary on QVC With Launch of Two New Weight-Loss Systems

NUTRITION 21 MARKS IT'S 5TH ANNIVERSARY ON QVC WITH LAUNCH OF TWO NEW WEIGHT-LOSS SYSTEMS The company will also unveil its Lite Bites Metabolic Makeover™ Program Truffles. Nutrition 21's Metabolic Makeover Program contains a patented combination of ingredients, including Chromax chromium picolinate, biotin, natural botanicals and amino acids that, along with exercise, helps to enhance metabolism and contribute to weight loss and improved body composition. The new Truffles are a unique delivery system which offer consumers a delicious way of obtaining the functional benefits of the Metabolic Makeover Program.

The products will be launched on QVC broadcasts on March 19 at 9:00 a.m. EST and 4:00 p.m. EST. The broadcasts will feature Marvin Segel, long-time spokesman for Lite Bites, who lost 80 pounds with the original Lite Bites system along with a healthy lifestyle.

"Nutrition 21's Lite Bites system includes Chromax chromium picolinate, which is patented for weight loss use and has been clinically shown to promote weight loss. I look forward to sharing these exciting new innovations in weight loss with QVC viewers," said Segel.

About Nutrition 21

Nutrition 21 is a leading developer and marketer of nutritional supplements whose health benefits have been substantiated by clinical research. A market leader in nutritional chromium, Nutrition 21 currently holds 35 patents for nutrition products; 25 for chromium compounds and their uses. More information is available at

About QVC
QVC, Inc., a $3.9 billion company, is an e-commerce leader, marketing a wide variety of brand name products in such categories as home furnishing, licensed products, fashion, beauty, electronics and fine jewelry. QVC reaches over 82 million homes in the United States. Other divisions/subsidiaries include, Q Direct, QVC Publishing, Q Records and Video, QVC @, QVC Local, QVC ProductWorks and Pioneer Studios. The QVC Studio Tour is located at the company's world headquarters in West Chester, PA.

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