AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS

                                       OF

                      WEIDER NUTRITION INTERNATIONAL, INC.


                                   ARTICLE I

                                    OFFICES

         The corporation shall maintain a registered office in the State of
Delaware as required by law.  The corporation may also have offices at such
other places both within and without the State of Delaware as the board of
directors of the corporation (the "Board of Directors") may from time to time
determine or the business of the corporation may require.


                                   ARTICLE II

                            MEETINGS OF STOCKHOLDERS

         Section 1.  Place of Meetings.  All meetings of the stockholders for
the election of directors shall be held at such place, within or without the
State of Delaware, as shall be designated from time to time by the Board of
Directors and stated in the notice of the meeting.  Meetings of stockholders
for any other purpose may be held at such time and place, within or without the
State of Delaware, as shall be stated in the notice of the meeting or in a duly
executed waiver of notice thereof.

         Section 2.  Annual Meetings.  Annual meetings of stockholders shall be
held on such date and at such time as shall be designated from time to time by
the Board of Directors and stated in the notice of the meeting, at which they
shall elect by a plurality vote a board of directors, and transact such other
business as may properly be brought before the meeting.

         Section 3.  Special Meetings.  Special meetings of the stockholders,
for any purpose or purposes, unless otherwise prescribed by statute or by the
Certificate of Incorporation, may be called by the president and shall be
called by the president or secretary at the request in writing of a majority of
the Board of Directors, or at the request in writing of stockholders owning a
majority in amount of the entire capital stock of the corporation issued and
outstanding and entitled to vote.  Such request shall state the purpose or
purposes of the proposed meeting.  Business transacted at any special meeting
of stockholders shall be limited to the purposes stated in the notice.

         Section 4.  Notice of Meetings.  Written notice of each meeting,
stating the place, date and hour of the meeting, shall be given to each
stockholder entitled to vote at such meeting not less than ten nor more than
sixty days before the date of the meeting.  Notice of any meeting shall state
in general terms the purpose or purposes for which the meeting is called.

         Section 5.  Quorum; Adjournments of Meetings.  The holders of a
majority of the stock issued and outstanding and entitled to vote thereat,
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a quorum at all meetings of the stockholders for the transaction of business
except as otherwise provided by statute, by the Certificate of Incorporation or
by these Bylaws.  If, however, such quorum shall not be present or represented
at any meeting of the stockholders, the stockholders entitled to vote thereat,
present in person or represented by proxy, shall have power to adjourn the
meeting from time to time, without notice other than announcement at the
meeting, until a quorum shall be present or represented.  At such adjourned
meeting at which a quorum shall be present or represented any business may be
transacted which might have been transacted at the meeting as originally
notified.  If the adjournment is for more than thirty days, or if after the
adjournment a new record date is fixed for the adjourned meeting, a notice of
the adjourned meeting shall be given to each stockholder of record entitled to
vote at the meeting.

         Section 6.  Vote; Proxy.  When a quorum is present at any meeting, the
vote of the holders of a majority of the shares of stock having voting power
present in person or represented by proxy shall decide any question brought
before such meeting, unless the question is one upon which by express provision
of the statutes, the Certificate of Incorporation or these Bylaws, a different
vote is required, in which case such express provision shall govern and control
the decision of such question.  Voting rights for each of the Class A common
stock and the Class B common stock shall be as set forth in the Certificate of
Incorporation.  No proxy shall be voted on after three years from its date,
unless the proxy provides for a longer period.  All proxies must be filed with
the Secretary of the corporation at the beginning of each meeting in order to
be counted in any vote at the meeting.

         Section 7.  Action in Lieu of Meeting.  Unless otherwise provided in
the Certificate of Incorporation, any action required to be taken at any annual
or special meeting of stockholders of the corporation, or any action which may
be taken at any annual or special meeting of such stockholders, may be taken
without a meeting, without prior notice and without a vote, if a consent in
writing, setting forth the action so taken, shall be signed by the holders of
outstanding stock having not less than the minimum number of votes that would
be necessary to authorize or take such action at a meeting at which all shares
entitled to vote thereon were present and voted.  Prompt notice of the taking
of the corporate action without a meeting by less than unanimous written
consent shall be given to those stockholders who have not consented in writing.

         Section 8.  Stockholders Record.  The officer who has charge of the
stock ledger of the corporation shall prepare and make, at least ten days
before every meeting of stockholders, a complete list of the stockholders
entitled to vote at the meeting, arranged in alphabetical order by class of
stock, and showing the address of each stockholder and the number of shares
registered in the name of each stockholder.  Such list shall be open to the
examination of any stockholder, for any purpose germane to the meeting, during
ordinary business hours, for a period of at least ten days prior to the
meeting, either at a place within the city where the meeting is to be held,
which place shall be specified in the notice of the meeting, or, if not so
specified, at the place where the meeting is to be held.  The list shall also
be produced and kept at the time and place of the meeting during the whole time
thereof, and may be inspected by any stockholder who is present.


                                  ARTICLE III

                                   DIRECTORS

         Section 1.  Powers.  The business of the corporation shall be managed
by or under the direction of its Board of Directors which may exercise all such
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acts and things as are not by statute or by the Certificate of Incorporation or
by these Bylaws directed or required to be exercised or done by the
stockholders.

         Section 2.  Number of Directors.  The number of directors which shall
constitute the whole Board of Directors shall be not less than three (3) nor
more than fifteen (15).  The first Board of Directors shall consist of seven
(7) directors.  The directors need not be stockholders.  Except for the first
Board of Directors, which shall be elected at a special meeting of stockholders
or by written consent pursuant to Article II, Section 7 hereof, the directors
shall be elected at the annual meeting of the stockholders, except as provided
in Section 3 of this Article, and each director elected shall hold office until
his successor is elected and qualified; provided, however, that unless
otherwise restricted by the Certificate of Incorporation or by law, any
director or the entire Board of Directors may be removed, either with or
without cause, from the Board of Directors at any meeting of stockholders by a
majority of the stock represented and entitled to vote thereat.

         Section 3.  Vacancies.  Vacancies on the Board of Directors by reason
of death, resignation, retirement, disqualification, removal from office, or
otherwise, and newly created directorships resulting from any increase in the
authorized number of directors may be filled by a majority of the directors
then in office, although less than a quorum, or by a sole remaining director.
The directors so chosen shall hold office until the next annual election of
directors and until their successors are duly elected and shall qualify, unless
sooner displaced.  If there are no directors in office, then an election of
directors may be held in the manner provided by statute.  If, at the time of
filling any vacancy or any newly created directorship, the directors then in
office shall constitute less than a majority of the whole Board of Directors
(as constituted immediately prior to any such increase), the Court of Chancery
may, upon application of any stockholder or stockholders holding at least ten
percent of the total number of the shares at the time outstanding having the
right to vote for such directors, summarily order an election to be held to
fill any such vacancies or newly created directorships, or to replace the
directors chosen by the directors then in office.

         Section 4.  Compensation of Directors.  Unless otherwise restricted by
the Certificate of Incorporation or these Bylaws, the Board of Directors shall
have the authority to fix the compensation of directors.  The directors may be
paid their expenses, if any, of attendance at each meeting of the Board of
Directors and may be paid a fixed sum for attendance at each meeting of the
Board of Directors or a stated salary as director.  No such payment shall
preclude any director from serving the corporation in any other capacity and
receiving compensation therefor.  Members of special or standing committees may
be allowed like compensation for attending committee meetings.

         Section 5.  Place of Meetings.  The Board of Directors of the
corporation may hold meetings, both regular and special, either within or
without the State of Delaware.

         Section 6.  Regular Meetings.  Regular meetings of the Board of
Directors may be held without notice at such time and at such place as shall
from time to time be determined by the Board of Directors.

         Section 7.  Special Meetings.  Special meetings of the Board of
Directors may be called by the president on two days' notice to each director,
either personally or by mail or by telegram.  Special meetings shall be called
by the president or secretary in like manner and on like notice on the written
request of two directors unless the Board of Directors consists of only one
director, in which case special meetings shall be called by the president or
secretary in like manner and on like notice on the written request of the sole
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         Section 8.  Quorum.  At all meetings of the Board of Directors a
majority of the number of directors constituting the whole Board of Directors
shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and the act of a
majority of the directors present at any meeting at which there is a quorum
shall be the act of the Board of Directors, except as may be otherwise
specifically provided by statute, by the Certificate of Incorporation or by
these Bylaws.  If a quorum shall not be present at any meeting of the Board of
Directors the directors present thereat may adjourn the meeting from time to
time, without notice other than announcement at the meeting, until a quorum
shall be present.

         Section 9.  Action in Lieu of Meeting.  Unless otherwise restricted by
the Certificate of Incorporation or these Bylaws, any action required or
permitted to be taken at any meeting of the Board of Directors or of any
committee thereof may be taken without a meeting and without notice thereof, if
all members of the Board of Directors or such committee, as the case may be,
consent thereto in writing, and the writing or writings are filed with the
minutes of proceedings of the Board of Directors or such committee.

         Section 10.  Conference Call Meeting.  Unless otherwise restricted by
the Certificate of Incorporation or these Bylaws, members of the Board of
Directors, or any committee designated by the Board of Directors, may
participate in a meeting of the Board of Directors, or any committee, by means
of conference telephone or similar communications equipment by means of which
all persons participating in the meeting can hear each other, and such
participation in a meeting shall constitute presence in person at the meeting.

         Section 11.  Committees of the Board of Directors.  The Board of
Directors may, by resolution passed by a majority of the whole Board of
Directors, designate one or more committees, each committee to consist of one
or more of the directors of the corporation.  The Board of Directors may
designate one or more directors as alternate members of any committee, who may
replace any absent or disqualified member at any meeting of the committee.

         In the absence or disqualification of a member of a committee, the
member or members thereof present at any meeting and not disqualified from
voting, whether or not he or they constitute a quorum, may unanimously appoint
another member of the Board of Directors to act at the meeting in the place of
any such absent or disqualified member.

         Any such committee, to the extent provided in the resolution of the
Board of Directors, shall have and may exercise all the powers and authority of
the Board of Directors in the management of the business and affairs of the
corporation, and may authorize the seal of the corporation to be affixed to all
papers which may require it, but no such committee shall have the power or
authority in reference to amending the Certificate of Incorporation, adopting
an agreement of merger or consolidation, recommending to the stockholders the
sale, lease or exchange of all or substantially all of the corporation's
property and assets, recommending to the stockholders a dissolution of the
corporation or a revocation of a dissolution, or amending the Bylaws of the
corporation.  Unless the resolution creating such committee or the Certificate
of Incorporation expressly so provide, no such committee shall have the power
or authority to declare a dividend or to authorize the issuance of stock or to
adopt a certificate of ownership and merger.  Such committee or committees
shall have such name or names as may be determined from time to time by
resolution adopted by the Board of Directors.

         Section 12.  Minutes of Meetings.  Each committee shall keep regular
minutes of its meetings and report the same to the Board of Directors when
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                                   ARTICLE IV

                                    OFFICERS

         Section 1.  General.  The officers of the corporation shall be chosen
by the Board of Directors and shall be a chairman of the board, a chief
executive officer, a president, a chief operating officer, a secretary, a chief
financial officer and such other officers as in its opinion are desirable for
the conduct of the business of the corporation.  The Board of Directors may
also choose a treasurer, one or more vice presidents, and one or more assistant
secretaries and assistant treasurers.  Any number of offices may be held by the
same person, unless the Certificate of Incorporation or these Bylaws otherwise
provide.  The Board of Directors may appoint such other officers and agents as
it shall deem necessary who shall hold their offices for such terms and shall
exercise such powers and perform such duties as shall be determined from time
to time by the Board of Directors.

         Section 2.  Powers and Duties.  Each of the officers of the
corporation shall, unless otherwise ordered by the Board of Directors, have
such powers and duties as generally pertain to his respective office as well as
such powers and duties as from time to time may be conferred upon him by the
Board of Directors.

         Section 3.  Salary.  The salaries of all officers and agents of the
corporation shall be fixed by the Board of Directors or a committee thereof.

         Section 4.  Term of Office; Removal and Vacancy.  The officers of the
corporation shall hold office until their successors are chosen and qualify.
Any officer elected or appointed by the Board of Directors may be removed at
any time by the affirmative vote of a majority of the Board of Directors.  Any
vacancy occurring in any office of the corporation shall be filled by the Board
of Directors.

         Section 5.  Power to Vote Stock.  Unless otherwise ordered by the
Board of Directors, each of the chairman of the board, chief executive officer
and chief operating officer of the corporation shall have the full power and
authority on behalf of the corporation to attend and to vote at any meeting of
the stockholders of any corporation in which the corporation may hold stock,
and may exercise on behalf of the corporation any and all of their rights and
powers incident to the ownership of such stock at any such meeting and shall
have power and authority to execute and deliver proxies, waivers and consents
on behalf of the corporation in connection with the exercise by the corporation
of the rights and powers incident to the ownership of such stock.  The Board of
Directors, from time to time, may confer like powers upon any other person or
persons.


                                   ARTICLE V

                                 CAPITAL STOCK

         Section 1.  Certificates of Stock.  The shares of the corporation
shall be represented by a certificate or shall be uncertificated.  Certificates
shall be signed by, or in the name of the corporation by, the chairman or vice
chairman of the Board of Directors, or the president or a vice president, and
by the treasurer or an assistant treasurer, or the secretary or an assistant
secretary of the corporation.

         Section 2.  Facsimile Signatures.  Any or all of the signatures on a
certificate may be facsimile.  In case any officer, transfer agent or registrar
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placed upon a certificate shall have ceased to be such officer, transfer agent
or registrar before such certificate is issued, it may be issued by the
corporation with the same effect as if he were such officer, transfer agent or
registrar at the date of issue.

         Section 3.  Legends.  If the corporation shall be authorized to issue
more than one class of stock or more than one series of any class, the powers,
designations, preferences and relative, participating, optional or other
special rights of each class of stock or series thereof and the qualification,
limitations or restrictions of such preferences and/or rights shall be set
forth in full or summarized on the face or back of the certificate which the
corporation shall issue to represent such class or series of stock, provided
that, except as otherwise provided in section 202 of the General Corporation
Law of Delaware, in lieu of the foregoing requirements, there may be set forth
on the face or back of the certificate which the corporation shall issue to
represent such class or series of stock, a statement that the corporation will
furnish without charge to each stockholder who so requests the powers,
designations, preferences and relative, participating, optional or other
special rights of each class of stock or series thereof and the qualifications,
limitations or restrictions of such preferences and/or rights.

         Section 4.  Lost, Stolen or Destroyed Certificates.  The Board of
Directors may direct a new certificate or certificates or uncertificated shares
to be issued in place of any certificate or certificates theretofore issued by
the corporation alleged to have been lost, stolen or destroyed, upon the making
of an affidavit of that fact by the person claiming the certificate of stock to
be lost, stolen or destroyed.  When authorizing such issue of a new certificate
or certificates or uncertificated shares, the Board of Directors may, in its
discretion and as a condition precedent to the issuance thereof, require the
owner of such lost, stolen or destroyed certificate or certificates, or his
legal representative, to advertise the same in such manner as it shall require
and/or to give the corporation a bond in such sum as it may direct as indemnity
against any claim that may be made against the corporation with respect to the
certificate alleged to have been lost, stolen or destroyed.

         Section 5.  Transfer of Stock.  Upon surrender to the corporation or
the transfer agent of the corporation of a certificate for shares duly endorsed
or accompanied by proper evidence of succession, assignation or authority to
transfer, it shall be the duty of the corporation to issue a new certificate to
the person entitled thereto, cancel the old certificate and record the
transaction upon its books.  Upon receipt of proper transfer instructions from
the registered owner of uncertificated shares such uncertificated shares shall
be canceled and issuance of new equivalent uncertificated shares or
certificated shares shall be made to the person entitled thereto and the
transaction shall be recorded upon the books of the corporation.

         Section 6.  Fixing Record Date.  In order that the corporation may
determine the stockholders entitled to notice of or to vote at any meeting of
stockholders or any adjournment thereof, or to express consent to corporate
action in writing without a meeting, or entitled to receive payment of any
dividend or other distribution or allotment of any rights, or entitled to
exercise any rights in respect of any change, conversion or exchange of stock
or for the purpose of any other lawful action, the Board of Directors may fix,
in advance, a record date, which shall not be more than sixty nor less than ten
days before the date of such meeting, nor more than sixty days prior to any
other action.  A determination of stockholders of record entitled to notice of
or to vote at a meeting of stockholders shall apply to any adjournment of the
meeting; provided, however, that the Board of Directors may fix a new record
date for the adjourned meeting.

         Section 7.  Registered Stockholders.  The corporation shall be
entitled to recognize the exclusive right of a person registered on its books
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owner, and to hold liable for calls and assessments a person registered on its
books as the owner of shares, and shall not be bound to recognize any equitable
or other claim to or interest in such share or shares on the part of any other
person, whether or not it shall have express or other notice thereof, except as
otherwise provided by the laws of the State of Delaware.


                                   ARTICLE VI

                                    NOTICES

         Section 1.  Notice.  Whenever, under the provisions of the statutes,
the Certificate of Incorporation or these Bylaws, notice is required to be
given to any director or stockholder, it shall not be construed to mean
personal notice, but such notice may be given in writing, by mail, addressed to
such director or stockholder, at his address as it appears on the records of
the corporation, with postage thereon prepaid, and such notice shall be deemed
to be given at the time when the same shall be deposited in the United States
mail.  Notice to directors may also be given by telegram or by facsimile.

         Section 2.  Waiver.  Whenever any notice is required to be given under
the provisions of the statutes, the Certificate of Incorporation or these
Bylaws, a waiver thereof in writing, signed by the person or persons entitled
to said notice, whether before or after the time stated therein, shall be
deemed equivalent thereto.

                                  ARTICLE VII

                               GENERAL PROVISIONS

         Section 1.  Dividends.  Dividends upon the capital stock of the
corporation subject to the provisions of the Certificate of Incorporation, if
any, may be declared by the Board of Directors at any regular or special
meeting, pursuant to law.  Dividends may be paid in cash, in property, or in
shares of the capital stock, subject to the provisions of the Certificate of
Incorporation.

         Section 2.  Reserves.  Before payment of any dividend, there may be
set aside out of any funds of the corporation available for dividends such sum
or sums as the directors from time to time, in their absolute discretion, think
proper as a reserve or reserves to meet contingencies, or for equalizing
dividends, or for repairing or maintaining any property of the corporation, or
for such other purpose as the directors shall think conducive to the interest
of the corporation, and the directors may modify or abolish any such reserve in
the manner in which it was created.

         Section 3.  Fiscal Year.  The fiscal year of the corporation shall be
fixed by resolution of the Board of Directors.

         Section 4.  Seal.  The corporate seal shall have inscribed thereon the
name of the corporation, the year of its organization and the words "Corporate
Seal, Delaware".  The seal may be used by causing it or a facsimile thereof to
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                                  ARTICLE VIII

                                INDEMNIFICATION

         Section 1.  To the fullest extent permitted by the Certificate of
Incorporation, the corporation shall indemnify its officers and directors and,
in the sole discretion of the Board of Directors, may indemnify its employees
and agents.


                                   ARTICLE IX

                                   AMENDMENTS

         Section 1.  These Bylaws may be altered, amended or repealed or new
bylaws may be adopted by the stockholders or by the Board of Directors, when
such power is conferred upon the Board of Directors by the Certificate of
Incorporation at any regular meeting of the stockholders or of the Board of
Directors or at any special meeting of the stockholders or of the Board of
Directors if notice of such alteration, amendment, repeal or adoption of new
bylaws be contained in the notice of such special meeting.  If the power to
adopt, amend or repeal bylaws is conferred upon the Board of Directors by the
Certificate of Incorporation, it shall not divest or limit the power of the
stockholders to adopt, amend or repeal bylaws.





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                            CERTIFICATE OF SECRETARY


         I, the undersigned, do hereby certify:

         (1)     That I am the duly elected and acting Secretary of Weider
                 Nutrition International, Inc., a Delaware corporation; and

         (2)     That the foregoing bylaws constitute the amended and restated
                 bylaws of said corporation as duly adopted by the unanimous
                 written consent of the Board of Directors as of August 20,
                 1996.


         IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have herunto subscibed my name this 20th day of
August, 1996.



                                  /s/ Robert K. Reynolds        
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                                  Robert K. Reynolds
                                  Secretary

Source: OneCLE Business Contracts.