SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 17, 2006
GENERAL NUTRITION CENTERS, INC.
(Exact names of registrants as specified in their charters)
(States of incorporation)
(Commission File Numbers)
300 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.05 Amendments to the Registrants Code of Ethics, or Waiver of a Provision of
the Code of Ethics.
(a) On October 17, 2006, the Board of Directors of GNC Corporation and General Nutrition
Centers, Inc. (collectively, the Company) approved an amendment and restatement of the Companys
Code of Ethics for Chief Executive Officer and Senior Financial Officers. The Amended and Restated
Code of Ethics for Directors, Executive Officers, and Senior Financial Officers expands the policy
to cover directors and all executive officers of the Company. It also adds provisions to address
corporate opportunities and protection and use of Company assets, clarifies certain other
provisions, and expressly incorporates by reference the provisions of the Companys Code of Ethical
Business Conduct, which is applicable to all directors, officers, and employees of the Company and
its direct and indirect subsidiaries.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
||GNC Corporation and General Nutrition Centers, Inc. Amended and Restated Code
of Ethics for Directors, Executive Officers, and Senior Financial Officers, adopted to
be effective as of October 17, 2006.