Jun 22, 2017
The weight loss refers to a decrease of the total body mass. This includes loss of adipose tissue, namely bone mineral deposits, muscle, tendon, and other connective tissue. Also loss of body fluid takes place. The weight loss could be a part of weight management. Weight management is a semipermanent approach to a healthy lifestyle. Healthy eating habits and regular exercise are tools of weight management. In weight management we get to know your body needs which helps to control undereating or overeating of food. Weight management does not admit any fancy diets that promise quick, temporary weight loss.
It concentrates on the long-standing results that are accomplished through steady and slow weight loss, focusing on ideal body weight for age, sex and height. Obesity is a hazardous for many chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension and Type 2 diabetes. Managing one’s weight could prevent such chronic diseases. Some of the common Methods of Weight Management are increase protein consumption in your meals, low-calorie foods, include more vegetables into your meals etc. The whole weight loss and weight management constitutes food & beverages, low-calorie sweeteners, meal replacements and weight loss supplements. Meal alternatives include protein bars and shakes, also other nutritional foodstuffs that are replacement for regular food to cut down the overall calorie intake. Food & beverages include low-calorie, low-sodium and high-fiber food, snack products, low-calorie beverages. Weight loss supplements include diet pills. Low-calorie sweeteners such as Saccharin, Aspartame, Sucralose, Stevia, and others are widely used instead of sugar syrups.
In 2016, the global weight loss and weight management market was valued USD 214.7 billion. It is expected to garner approximately USD 422.8 billion by 2022. The expected compound annual growth rate is to be 8.3% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2022. Westernization and urbanization are contributing wisely in increasing preference toward processed food than home-cooked food, increase in number of nuclear families attached with a grow in the working population have propelled the demand for inexpensive & easily available takeaway meals and fast food. This trend is projected to prompt the market growth. Rising initiatives contracted by market players in association with the government to elevate awareness about the poor impact of obesity on health are further expected to drive the market demand. In addition, more and more hectic routine and the increasing stress are inducing people to eat fast food, which is leading to toward unhealthy effects and hence fueling the market growth.
The top key players of this market are Herbalife International of America, Biosynergy, GSK (GlaxoSmithKline), Weight Watchers International, Ethicon US, Nutrisystem, Johnson Health Technology, Ltd., QUAKER, Atkins Nutritionals, GOLD'S GYM, Kraft, Duke Diet & Fitness Center, Vivus, Apollo Endosurgery, VLCC Healthcare Ltd., Kellogg, Fitness First Group and Nestle. According to product type, the market is split into; Diet Foods, Supplements, Drugs, Others. By the type of applications the market is classified into parts as Simple Obesity, Overweight and Obesity with Associated Complications. Geographically, the market is segmented into regions which are North America(U.S and Canada), Latin America(Mexico and Brazil) , Europe(Germany and UK), Middle east(South Africa and egypt) and Asia Pacific(China, India and Japan).
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