The people and the story behind Nuzest, nutrition for life
Our StoryOur story began in 2005 when my 23-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis – an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system for which modern medicine is yet to find a cure.
Not satisfied with the bleak prognosis we were given, we looked to experts all over the world for advice - from neurologists and scientists, to naturopaths and everyone in between.
The knowledge and insight we gained over those years was life changing. It resulted in careers in the health industry for both of us and planted the seeds for what is now Nuzest – Nutrition for Life.
In our travels, we were introduced to Dr Robert Verkerk PhD, founder and director of The Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl); and his business partner, psychoneuroimmunologist and functional medicine practitioner, Meleni Aldridge.
We connected them with top naturopaths Cliff Harvey (New Zealand practitioner, author and lecturer) and Kira Sutherland (head of Nutritional Medicine at Australia’s Nature Care College).
Together with this team of global industry leaders, we have developed Nuzest – a nutritional platform based on efficacy without compromise; bringing together the best of nutritional science and natural medicine.
Our unique formulas are some of the most advanced nutritional supplements on the market – every ingredient, and every form of ingredient, is backed by a sound scientific rationale. Our formulas are regularly reviewed and improved upon to ensure Nuzest products are always aligned with the most up to date research and information.
So welcome to Nuzest – and a new approach to feeling great.
At Nuzest, we believe in making good nutrition easy for everyone. We only use top quality, responsibly-sourced ingredients. In fact, we like to think that we make the kind of choices you’d make for yourself.
Knowledge about human nutrition is constantly evolving, so coming up with an effective formulation once and letting it run just isn’t good enough. We challenge ourselves to continually improve our supplements so that we produce outstanding nutritional products – time after time.
We like to keep things real, so our products are based on real foods that are rich in nutrients and essential vitamins and minerals. Once sourced, these ingredients are carefully handled to retain all of their goodness. You can relax knowing that every batch of Clean Lean Protein, Quick Vita Kick, Good Green Snack bars and Just Fruit & Veg is independently tested before it gets to you.
I have two young boys so breakfast time is always crazy. I've been having Clean Lean Protein for breakfast for five weeks now (and sometimes for dinner when I'm feeling lazy), not only am I fuller for longer and have more energy but have lost 5 kilos! I have tried most of the protein powders in the market and this doesn't make me feel bloated or clogged. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to feel fuller for longer, healthier and lose weight along the way!
Business woman, mother of two
I can honestly say Nuzest Clean Lean Protein is the best protein I've ever had! Being a member of the Canadian National Hockey Team is a huge honour but it comes with a vigorous training schedule, so making sure we replenish our bodies with the right foods and proteins after a workout is crucial. For me this has always been a challenge as I am gluten/lactose/ and egg intolerant, so finding the right protein powder is always difficult - until I found Nuzest! Nuzest's Clean Lean Protein comes in amazing flavours, is all natural, and free of all the things my body rejects! NuZest has made my life as an athlete so much easier and I couldn't be happier with it! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU Nuzest!!
2012 World Champion; 2013 World Silver Medalist; 2014 Alternate for Sochi Olympic Gold Medal Team
I really love your protein powder. It has made a huge difference to my performance as a elite squash player. For years I have struggled with severe stomach issues and have only recently in the last 10 months found out that I am Gluten, dairy, sugar and fat intolerant. I still struggle to eat most forms of protein. However this product has been really fundamental in my ability to get back to playing the sport I love.
NZ International Squash Player
After having multiple gastrointestinal surgeries I have been left with soy and dairy allergies. I need to steer clear of sugar or my body goes crazy. Finding equilibrium has been a challenge over the years. For someone that loves working out as much as I do, I need a protein powder that will give me sustenance, but I also want it to taste good (I know, asking a lot here). Nuzest Clean Lean Protein has saved me. It doesn't contain the dreaded stevia and it is probably the best tasting powder I've tasted. I bake all the time because it is one of the best ways to refuel and relax and your product has withstood the challenges provided by all of my recipes. Since I was sick for so long I am always conscientious of consuming all of the essential vitamins and minerals, but your product has eased my mind as I now know the value and supreme quality in a single scoop. I workout harder, stronger and faster thanks to Nuzest. Keep up the incredible work. I am now a loyal Nuzest user and will remain so!
When I get home from a ride the first thing I do is make a shake with Nuzest. Whether it is just water or includes a banana and some yogurt, it doesn’t matter. Nuzest is the most delicious protein mix I’ve had in my career. It makes it easy to get enough protein throughout the day, and as a professional athlete, getting enough protein is so important. I highly recommend choosing Nuzest Clean, Lean, Protein as your go to protein powder. Athlete or just in need of more protein in your diet, it gets the job done, and tastes amazing to boot.
As an elite runner, I am focused on performance, and fueling my body is a key component. Part of fueling is also recovering, and I have yet to find a product as effective, nutritious, and delicious as Nuzest. I need a product that works as long and hard as I do, and Nuzest has surpassed my expectations. Clean Lean Protein is a part of my daily routine and its versatility allows me to enjoy it post-workout, as a protein-packed snack, and even baked with desserts. It's a tasty indulgence that's actually healthy and never regrettable.
As an elite plant-based athlete, it has been hard to find a protein that stays clear of all the unwanted ingredients in proteins until I found Nuzest. The Clean Lean Protein has great flavors, with all natural ingredients and most importantly high protein content. I can simply mix Nuzest with water for a quick protein replenish after practice/game or I can mix it with overnight oats for a yummy breakfast. I take my Nuzest protein with me everywhere and I couldn't be more happy with it.
I was first introduced to Nuzest products because of fellow Seattle Reign FC teammate, Lauren Barnes. I was in the market for a new protein line that fit in with my Paleo diet and Nuzest was the PERFECT fit. I know exactly what is going into my body and I can actually pronounce the ingredients. Too often other protein products use fillers, but Nuzest has “no bad stuff” which I love! My favorite flavor is the new Coffee Coconut +MCT and I also like the Quick Vita Kick Multi Vitamins in the Cacao Honey Flavor.
Professional soccer player for Seattle Reign FC of the NWSL
Nuzest has the best and cleanest products I've ever seen in the industry. They're to the point and not trying to over complicate their products while still providing good taste, which I love. I train frequently so recovery and preparation for my next sessions are imperative. Nuzest provide me with that support so I can train and be the best I can be, every day.
Brazilian international Field Hockey player
Being a professional athlete, recovery and nutrition is part of the job. I train everyday, sometimes twice a day, and finding the right protein is key to proper recovery and performance. Nuzest is clean, plant based and delicious. I use it every day and the variety of flavors is an added bonus. I couldn’t recommend a product more. I’ll add Nuzest protein to my smoothies, water or almond milk, pancake mix and oatmeal. Thankful to be part of such an amazing company!
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