SOURCE: Healthient, Inc.

January 13, 2011 16:45 ET

Healthient Announces the Launch of Crispy Fruit -- Low-Calorie Fruit Snack

JUPITER, FL--(Marketwire - January 13, 2011) - Today, Healthient, Inc. (OTCBB: SNAX) announced the debut of Crispy Fruit, a new line of freeze dried fruit snacks. These sweet and delicious fruit snacks are made from high quality freeze-dried fruit and contain no added sugar, preservatives, fat or cholesterol.

"We are dedicated to helping people make better food choices and Crispy Fruit offers people of all ages the opportunity to snack healthier without compromising on taste or satisfaction. When you're in the mood for something sweet, at just 34-61 calories per serving, Crispy Fruit is the perfect snack," said Katherine West, CEO of SnackHealthy.

Crispy Fruit is the perfect "on the go" snack and a delicious way to increase your family's daily fruit intake. One bag of Crispy Fruit equals approximately one serving of fruit. Our low-calorie, portion controlled, snacks are designed to help you eat right and feel your best. Crispy Fruit is currently available in a 20 serving Variety Pack including Pineapple -- just 34 calories, Banana -- just 61 calories and Fuji Apple -- just 47 calories. Crispy Fruit is the ideal choice for people seeking healthy alternatives to traditional snack foods.

Crispy fruit is distributed through the Company's growing network of SnackHealthy Brand Partners.

About SnackHealthy, Inc.

SnackHealthy is the direct sales business unit of Healthient (SNAX), headquartered in Jupiter, FL. SnackHealthy offers a personally and financially rewarding home-based business opportunity to distributors of their "better for you" snacks and drinks. Learn more about SnackHealthy at the corporate web sites www.snackhealthy.com and www.getpaidtosnack.com.

About Healthient, Inc.

Healthient (SNAX) is building a portfolio of healthy food and beverage snacks including Crispy Fruit, Light Natural Popcorn, Low-Sodium Mini Pretzels, Fruit and Nut Bars, Oatmeal with fruit, Healthy shakes, Zing! Sugar-Free Healthy Energy Drinks, and FiberPlus Antioxidant Drinks. We are united with our brand partners by our commitment to preventing childhood obesity. By dedicating ourselves to offering a broad array of choices for healthy, convenient and fun nourishment, reducing our environmental impact, and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace culture, Healthient pledges to balance strong financial returns with giving back to our communities through the Healthient Foundation. For more information, please visit www.healthient.com

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