Body Basix, founded by former NFL star Chris McIntosh, offers simplified nutrition that encourages, empowers and supports every type of body to reach its full health, wellness and fitness potential. Vitamin World is one of the world’s largest retail outlets for vitamins, supplements and other health products, shipping over 100,000 products to more than 15,000 households each month.

“Vitamin World is one of the largest sources of top-quality vitamins and supplements, and we are thrilled to have our products appear on its shelves,” said McIntosh, the CEO of Body Basix. “This is a huge step forward for our company, and shows once again that the products we offer are truly effective for all, regardless of their personal goals.”

Body Basix’s Whey Isolate Powders help users recover from training, maintain a healthy metabolic rate and build lean muscle. The powders are 100 percent pure and mix instantly, and have 21 grams of protein with each serving.

McIntosh was a two-time Rose Bowl champion as a starting offensive tackle for the University of Wisconsin, later becoming a first-round pick of the Seattle Seahawks in the 2000 NFL draft. Although his career was ended prematurely due to injury, he eventually leveraged his passion and nutritional expertise to launch Body Basix, where he shares his knowledge with his customers. He started the company to help people reach their fitness and nutritional goals.

With all of its products, Body Basix aims to emphasize the six core components of nutrition, which are protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals and water. The brand is distributed by Nutritional Products International (, which is one of the world’s leading nutraceutical companies. NPI provides sales and distribution services for worldwide brands.

“We’re very pleased that Vitamin World will carry Body Basix in their stores, as it will mean extremely high exposure for a great brand,” said Mitch Gould, CEO for NPI. “These Whey Isolate Powders are exactly what individuals need to build and maintain muscle, as well as recover from the most intense workouts.”

Based in New York, Vitamin World ( owns and operates over 400 retail locations across the United States. The company also manufactures over 700 vitamins, minerals, herbs and other supplements at its facilities, which are all based in the United States, with quality control experts that oversee every step of the manufacturing process.

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