LEASANTON, Calif., April 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Shaklee®, a leading global health and wellness direct selling company, announces today that astronauts, aviators and American heroes Captain Mark Kelly and Captain Scott Kelly (also identical twin brothers) will be the Keynote Speakers at Shaklee Live 2016 – an annual Conference hosted by Shaklee CEO and Chairman,Roger Barnett and attended by thousands of Shaklee Distributors from all over the country. Shaklee Live will celebrate 60 years of creating healthier more rewarding lives August 3-7, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. For more information, visit Shaklee.com.
“I am happy to announce the attendance of Captain Mark Kelly and Captain Scott Kelly at this year’s Shaklee Live 2016 event inOrlando, Florida,” stated Roger Barnett, Shaklee CEO and Chairman. “These astronauts are friends in addition to aviators and American heroes who personify leadership and courage. It will be a great honor to welcome them as our Keynote Speakers at this year’s event.”
haklee and NASA have been working together for more than two decades since NASA tapped Shaklee as a partner to help every astronaut return to earth safely by providing a solution to address General Re-entry Syndrome (GRS) which includes symptoms of vertigo, fatigue, gastrointestinal discomfort, disequilibrium and general debilitation occurring during reentry to earth’s atmosphere and immediately after landing. Shaklee scientists specifically designed AstroAde, a special rehydration product in conjunction with NASA scientists, to combat this unique set of challenges facing the shuttle astronauts. Shaklee products have been on every NASA mission since 1993.
Most recently Commander Mark Kelly took Shaklee Vitalizer, a daily vitamin, on space shuttle Endeavour. Vitalizer provides everyday nutrition for life, with a comprehensive spectrum of clinically supported vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytonutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, probiotics, and more in one convenient Vita-Strip®. Vitalizer supports heart, bone, joint, immune, digestive, brain and vision health, and physical energy. With formulas customized for men, women and adults over 50, Vitalizer is available to consumers in the United States.
“Having just returned to Planet Earth after a year in Space, I can say first-hand it is one of the most arduous physical experiences the human body can endure,” explained Captain Scott Kelly. “NASA scientists and my medical team helped me come up with a daily regimen to ensure I maintained my health. I’m looking forward to sharing some stories and lessons with the Shaklee family inOrlando.”
Shaklee and the Kellys also share a commitment to environmental sustainability, recognizing that a healthy individual and a healthy planet go hand-in-hand. To learn more about Shaklee’s commitment to environmental sustainability visithttp://www.shaklee.com/us/en/about.html#sustainability
“One thing we’ve come to understand is that we need to take better care of our planet. We love that Shaklee as a company is really focused on the environment,” explained Captain Mark Kelly.