Should you join Kyani? An unbiased company review

Kyani is a health MLM that sells nutritional supplements containing superfoods, primarily based around the health benefits of Wild Alaskan Blueberries and Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon.

They have legit products and you could build a nice home based business if you know how to recruit people and build a downline.

So have I been involved?

This video explains:

 

All good? Let’s continue…

Overview

Kyani is headed by CEO Michael Breshears. He comes from several past experiences with MLM, but there’s not much out there in terms of detail except that he’s worked in almost every capacity.

From logistics to customer service to marketing and technology…but it could be at the entry level for all you can find out online. His education credentials are so-so: Business Administration at the University of Phoenix. Hardly Wheaton School of Business we’re talking here.

But you don’t need to graduate with an Ivy League MBA to run a successful network marketing company but prior success in MLM does help (see: PM International, Gano Excel, or Omnilife).

Kyani was formed when two big family names joined together. Each brought particular assets to the mix. First you have the Hansen family, a business-rich clan. Then you have the Taylors, whose money comes from potatoes.

That may explain why Kyani is based in Idaho (so is Scentsy and Melaleuca). Formed in 2007 with $300 million in seed money (half from each family), Kyani began with an interesting approach.

Their approach to dominating superfoods supplement industry was to lease every Wild Alaskan Blueberry field they could find, for the next 10 years.

Products

Kyani products come in powder form, and are mixed with water to make tasty beverages. Each packet is super-packed with superfoods, mega-rich in antioxidants. These antioxidants come from:

  1. Wild Alaskan blueberries
  2. Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon

In case you’re new to the benefits of antioxidants, studies show that they act like sponges in our bodies. They attach themselves to what are called “free radicals” that roam the body. Free radicals cause damage to cells, which may lead to some forms of cancer. By destroying free radicals, antioxidants become one of the most important weapons we have for good health and cancer prevention.

Consuming an ounce of a Kyani product is the equivalent of eating a TON of blueberries. In fact, it would be difficult to eat that many blueberries (3 cups) every day. For one, it would break your bank account.

And keep in mind that the type of blueberries used in Kyani products contain ten times the amount of antioxidants as regular blueberries. The University of Alaska at Fairbanks tells us that cultivated (i.e.grown purposely for harvest) blueberries measure 24 on the ORAC scale. [1] The ORAC scale measures the “Oxygen radical absorption capacity).

Wild Alaska blueberries are off the charts, however, with ORAC scores ranging from 60 to 111 depending on the type of blueberry (yes there are many).

Kyani Sunrise does contain more than blueberries, however. You’ll also enjoy the benefits of pomegranate, cranberry, concord grape, red raspberry, grape skin/grape seed, wolfberry and aloe vera. Each and every one of these ingredients packs a nutritional wallop. Especially for your B12 vitamin.

Kyani products are meant to be purchased and consumed in groups of three. They work synergistically to produce health benefits that build upon one another. The Kyani Triangle of Health costs $165.95 for the following:

  1. Kyani Sunrise: 30 1 oz.packets
  2. Kyani Sunset: 90 Count Bottle (30 days’ supply)
  3. Kyani Nitro FX: 2 oz bottle

They provide not just antioxidants but also healthful botanicals like VItamin E and nitric oxide-producing nitrates. The Nitro FX contains Organic Noni (Morinda citrifolia L.).

And actually that’s all there is…just four products if you count the other version of Xtreme: Nitro Xtreme.  This product contains noni too, but also more CoQ10, magnesium, Zinc, Chromium and Niacin.  All of these help increase production of Nitric Oxide in the body.  Nitric Oxide repairs and protects cells in the body and has been shown in scientific studies to promote health.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology in 1998 went to three scientists who did work on Nitric Oxide, which people call the molecule of life.  This is because it promotes health in so many different ways in every single cell in the body.

Compensation Plan

Kyani isn’t exactly forthcoming about what it takes to become a distributor. There is a business starter pack that costs $299 but I don’t think it’s required.

Here’s what they do make public, however:

  • Residual income: 12 “Pay Gate” levels, earning .25% to 8%
  • Must maintain quota of 25 QV each month. Buy product yourself or sell it to qualify. Then you get to place your downlines on any level you’d like down to 12 levels. It’s called the Placement Tree.
  • Commissions based on higher of two legs and at higher levels, higher two legs out of three
  • To earn residual income, you must meet leg quotas: Power Leg Requirement AND Total of Small Legs AND 3rd Leg Minimum once you get to Pay Gate 5
  • Team Bonus: paid based on the starter pack purchased by someone you enroll and based on your rank. You get at least 20% of the SV.  The Business Starter Pack costs just under $300 but you only make commission on an SV of 130…ending up with $26.
  • Earn income on your customer orders:
    • Retail Sales Bonus
    • Customer Residual Income (60% of Customer CV)
    • Customer One-Time Bonus (2 levels)
    • Customer Bonus Pool
  • Fast Start Bonus
  • Rank bonuses ($5,000 to $1,000,000)
  • Kyani Dream Car Program available once you hit the Sapphire Level (10,00 QV)
  • Diamond Bonus Pools
  • Infinity Bonus
  • Generation Check Match

Recap

The best thing about Kyani is its products. That makes it puzzling why the compensation plan seems to lean heavily towards recruitment incentives. There are so many of them!

It’s a good thing the products are so good: they’re darn expensive. The Kyani Triangle of Health will set you back around $6 per day. Interested in just the Kyani Sunrise product?  That’ll be between $1.50 and $2 per day.

But they’re worth it, if you trust in what scientists are telling us about superfoods like blueberries and salmon. That brings me to another puzzling aspect of the Kyani brand: they should really make more of the science behind their products. There’s a lot of it, and they should be splattering their website with references to scientific studies showing the health benefits of consuming superfoods packed with antioxidants (especially blueberries and salmon).

Sure, they do tout some science but there should be more. After all, it’s not every nutritional supplement that’s actually been found to do something good for the body. Kyani’s products have the distinction of containing ingredients that many doctors believe in (not just Dr.Oz).

Like I’ve shown throughout this review, I’m far from a Kyani hater.

Company has mad potential, and opportunity-wise, they’re definitely one of the more intriguing offers.

But, it’s still the sad story of selling hype and chasing the hot opportunity.

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Jeremy Page

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