Usana Health Sciences Inc was founded in 1992. The Company develops and manufactures high-quality, science-based nutritional and personal care products with a focus on promoting long-term health and reducing the risk of chronic degenerative disease. It operates in 19 markets in various regions, where it distributes and sells its products by way of direct selling. The Company operates in two geographic regions; Americas and Europe, and Asia Pacific. Its products includes; USANA Nutritionals Essentials, Optimizers, Foods, Sense - beautiful science, and others. USANA Nutritionals Essentials includes core vitamin and mineral supplements that provide a foundation of advanced total body nutrition for every age group beginning with children 13 months of age. Optimizers consist of targeted supplements designed to meet individual health and nutritional needs. These products support needs such as cardiovascular health, skeletal/structural health, and digestive health and are intended to be used in conjunction with the Essentials. Foods include low-glycemic meal replacement shakes, snack bars, and other related products that provide optimal macro-nutrition, complex carbohydrates, complete proteins, and beneficial fats in great tasting and convenient formats. Sense - beautiful science includes premium, science-based, personal care products that support healthy skin and hair by providing advanced topical nourishment, moisturization, and protection. Its other product includes materials and online tools that are designed to assist its Associates in building their businesses and in marketing its products. The Company competes with manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of nutritional products for consumers, and also competes with network marketing companies for distributors. It has three U.S. patents, two of its patents relate to the method of extracting an antioxidant from olives and the byproducts of olive oil production. The Company operates in the United States and other countries where its business is subject to extensive governmental laws and regulations.