Active Health Foods, Inc. Nominates Nutritionist Shanais Pelka to Board of Directors
RIVERSIDE, Calif., Nov. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Active Health Foods, Inc. (OTCBB: AHFD), the maker of Active X™ Energy Bars, a 100% Natural, 100% Organic, Kosher certified Energy Bar made from the highest quality ingredients in a variety of unique and amazing flavors, today is pleased to announce the nomination of Nutritionist Shanais Pelka, MS, MA, CNC, to Active Health Foods, Inc.'s Board of Directors.
"Shanais Pelka, holding a Masters of Science degree in Nutrition, a Master of Arts degree in Education, as well as being a Certified Nutritional Consultant and a PhD candidate in Nutrition, was instrumental in developing Active Health Foods unique and proprietary formulas for its Active X™ Energy Bars in a variety of delicious flavors. After developing our proprietary formulas, Ms. Pelka obtained her teaching credentials and embarked on another career path as an Educator. I am pleased to announce that Active Health Foods, Inc. has been fortunate to convince Ms. Pelka to accept her nomination to our Board of Directors," announced Gregory Manos, founder, CEO and President of Active Health Foods, Inc.
"I am honored to be nominated to Active Health Foods, Inc.'s Board of Directors and I wholeheartedly accept this nomination," stated Ms. Pelka, adding, "I look forward to working with Active Health Foods, Inc. because I believe this innovative company is, and will remain, an industry leader in bringing good tasting, healthy alternatives to the American family." Ms. Pelka further expressed, "We must all be concerned about the fast food, high caloric and high fat and sugar content that advertisers are pushing on our children. Those factors, combined with a lack of physical exercise, are major contributors to the epidemic of childhood obesity and Type II Diabetes that are so prevalent in our society today. Active Health Foods, Inc.'s Active X™ Energy Bars, along with other innovative products being developed by Active health Foods, are not only exceptionally nutritional, but will aid in the fight against childhood obesity and Type II Diabetes."
Gregory Manos added: "Shanais Pelka's education and experience will be instrumental in our moving forward to become an industry leader in not only the American fight against childhood obesity and Type II diabetes, but also in the overall nutritional quality of our food and beverage products as the Company shall detail in future press releases."
Shanais Pelka holds a Masters of Science (MS) degree in Nutrition, a Masters of Arts (MA) degree in Education, a California teaching credential and is a Certified Nutritional Consultant (CNC). In addition, she is a PhD candidate in Nutrition and is concurrently working on achieving her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree. For the past 3 years Ms. Pelka has worked for Becker Pediatrics as a Nutritionist. Additionally, Ms. Pelka is a Nutritional Educator and a presenter for an organization called Healthy Kids, Inc., where she conducts seminars for both parents and children about proper nutrition.
Gregory Manos, our founder and presently Active Health Foods, Inc.'s CEO, President and Marketing Director, has a long, rich history in the food and beverage industry. Mr. Manos formed Active Health Foods, Inc. in 2008 with the vision of researching, developing, testing and bringing to the marketplace a 100% Natural, 100% Organic, Kosher certified Energy Bar that would be nutritionally sound and yet have broad public appeal. Shortly after formation, Active Health Foods, Inc. embarked on the development of its Energy Bars, aided by the assistance of a qualified Nutritionist, with the goal of creating competitively priced, premium quality, nutritious, moist and flavorful organic Energy Bars in a variety of flavors. After considerable time, effort and testing, the Company crafted proprietary formulas in a variety of flavors to reach that goal. Active Health Foods, Inc. has developed the brand name "Active X™" for its Energy Bars. The term "Active X™" was trademarked by the Company.
Active X™ is a trademarked designation exclusive and proprietary to Active Health Foods, Inc. (OTCBB: AHFD). Active X™ Energy Bars are made from a proprietary formula developed by the Company in conjunction with a qualified Nutritionist exclusively for Active Health Foods, Inc. and refined by the company into a 100% Natural, 100% Organic, Kosher certified Energy Bar using only the highest quality natural and organic ingredients.
Active X™ Energy Bars come in a variety of delicious flavors including: Almond Chocolate Delight, Peanut Butter Chocolate Joy, Cashew Berry Dream, Coconut Cocoa Passion and Double Chocolate Chip. Each energy bar is 1.8 net ounces and comes wrapped in a professionally designed, distinctive full color wrapping inserted into an efficiently designed combination shipping and counter display box holding 12 bars.
Active X™ Energy Bars are produced locally by a certified organic food manufacturer enabling the company to maintain frequent and superior quality control over the production process as well as promoting immediate access to freshly made products for speedy distribution to the consumer.
Active X™ Energy Bars are available through the Company's websites, activexbars.com and activehealthfoodsinc.com and will soon be available at leading retail and wholesale outlets throughout the U.S.
About Active X™ Energy Bars
Active X™ Energy Bars were developed by an experienced Nutritionist using a proprietary formula developed solely for Active Health Foods, Inc. (OTCBB: AHFD) utilizing the highest quality 100% Natural, 100% Organic, Kosher certified ingredients. Active X™ Energy Bars come in five distinctive, unique and amazing flavors: Almond Chocolate Delight, Peanut Butter Chocolate Joy, Cashew Berry Dream, Coconut Cocoa Passion and Double Chocolate Chip.
About Active Health Foods, Inc.
Active Health Foods, Inc. (OTCBB: AHFD) is an innovative producer of unique, amazing and delicious 100% Natural, 100% Organic, Kosher certified, healthy and nutritious alternatives to the fast food mentality of millions of families across America. Active Health Foods, Inc.'s brands include Active X™ Energy Bars, which are moist and flavorful nutritious snacks, utilizing 100% Organic and 100% Natural ingredients from a proprietary formula developed by and exclusively for Active Health Foods, Inc. Active X™ Energy Bars comes in a variety of delicious flavors including: Almond Chocolate Delight, Peanut Butter Chocolate Joy, Cashew Berry Dream, Coconut Cocoa Passion and Double Chocolate Chip.
Active Health Foods, Inc. is developing a line of other innovative, tasty, nutritional and healthy foods and beverages that will be the subject of further press releases.
This press release contains a number of forward-looking statements. Words, and variations of words such as "expect," "goals," "plans," "believe," continue," "may," "will," and similar expressions are intended to identify our forward-looking statements, including but not limited to, our expectation for growth; benefits from brand-building; cost savings; growth and margins.
These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, which could cause our actual results to differ materially from those indicated in our forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, continued volatility of, and sharp increase in, costs, pricing actions, increased competition, risks from operating internationally, continued consumer weakness, weakness in economic conditions and tax law changes.
Please also see our risk factors, as they may be amended from time to time, set forth in our filings with the SEC, including our most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent reports on Forms 10-Q and 8-K. Active Health Foods, Inc. disclaims and does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement in this press release, except as required by applicable law or regulation.
SOURCE Active Health Foods, Inc.
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