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Weight Loss/Obesity Management Market

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Dublin, Nov. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4vp385/weight_loss_and) has announced the addition of the "Weight Loss/Obesity Management Market - [Meal Replacements, Slimming Centers, Nutrition & Psychological Consultancy, Treadmill, Ellipticals, Strength Training, Gastric Bypass, Intragastric Balloon System, Stomaphyx] - Global Forecasts To 2017" report to their offering.

The weight loss/obesity management market is divided into three major segments, namely diets (foods, beverages, & supplements), services, and fitness and surgical equipment; the market is forecast till 2017. Global rise in obesity and chronic diseases are stimulating the growth of the market.

The global weight loss/obesity management market was worth $265 billion in the year 2012. The global increase in obesity, increasing number of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and cardiac problems, increasing personal disposable income, government initiatives to increase awareness about health and fitness, and technological advancements are the key factors driving the global weight loss/obesity management market. Nonetheless, a few critical factors like availability of low-cost alternatives, adoption of deceptive marketing strategies, and high cost of customized services are hindering growth of the market.

Low calorie beverages (carbonated and non-carbonated), and slimmer waters/natural mineral salt drinks showcase vast opportunities for key players in this market. Herbal/green market is also growing at a very fast pace in Asian countries, especially China. With the introduction of technologically advanced and highly sophisticated fitness equipment, the use of cardiovascular and strength training equipment is on a rise. The total number of health clubs in India increased from 765 in 2008 to 1,175 in 2011, at a CAGR of 15%.


Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Global Weight Loss Diet Market: Food, Beverages And Supplements

5 Global Weight Loss Fitness & Surgical Equipment Market

6 Weight Loss Services Market

7 Geographic Analysis

8 Competitive Landscape

9 Company Profiles

Companies Mentioned

  • Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
  • Allergan, Inc.
  • Amer Sports Corporation
  • Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.
  • Brunswick Corporation
  • Cynosure, Inc.
  • Ediets.Com
  • Equinox
  • Fitness First Group, Ltd.
  • Gold's Gym International, Inc.
  • Herbalife, Ltd.
  • Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Johnson Health Tech. Co., Ltd.
  • Life Time Fitness, Inc.
  • Lifecore Fitness
  • Nestle Sa
  • Nutrisystem, Inc.
  • Olympus Corporation
  • Pepsico, Inc.
  • The Coca-Cola Co.
  • Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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