Weight Loss and Weight Management Market – Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2017–2025

The fundamental cause of obesity is lack of physical exercise, genetic susceptibility and rise in consumption of fast food are the major factors leading to obesity around the globe. Obesity is a condition in which a person gains excess amount of body fat that has negative effects on the health and the people are considered obese when, the body mass is over 30 kg/m2, BMI in range 25-30 kg/m2.

The weight loss and weight management market is classified by diet such as meal, beverages and supplements. Meal includes meal replacements, low- calories diet and organic food. Beverages includes low calories beverages/diet soft drinks, herbal tea/green tea and slimming water, whereas supplements such as proteins, green tea extract CLA (conjugate linoleic acid) and other products which are consumed for managing the body weight. Increase in preference towards junk food, lack of physical exercise and leads to unhealthy and sedentary lifestyle, this results in weight gain.

Equipment such as cardiovascular training equipment, body composition analyzers, fitness monitoring equipment and surgical equipment plays a major role in weight management.

Weight loss and weight management market by taxonomy

Weight Loss and Weight Management Market, by Diet:

  • Meal
    • Meal Replacements
    • Low-calorie Diet  
    • Low-calorie Sweeteners  
  • Beverages
    • Low-calorie Beverages/Diet Soft Drinks
    • Herbal Tea/ Green Tea
    • Slimming Water
    • Other Low-calorie Beverages
  • Supplements
    • Fiber
    • Green Tea Extract
    • Protein

Weight Loss and Weight Management Market, by Equipment:

  • Fitness Equipment
    • Cardiovascular Training Equipment
      • Treadmill
      • Elliptical
      • Stationery Cycles
      • Rowing machines
      • Stair steppers
      • Others
    • Strength Training Equipment
      • Single Stations
      • Plate Loaded
      • Free Weights
      • Benches and Racks
      • Multi-station
      • Accessories
    • Body Composition Analyzers
    • Fitness Monitoring Equipment
  • Surgical Equipment
    • Minimally Invasive/Bariatric Equipment
      • Gastric Bypass
      • Laparoscopic Gastric Banding Systems
      • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
      • Bilio-pancreatic Diversion Surgeries
      • Revision Surgeries 
    • Noninvasive Surgical Equipment
      • Intragastric Balloon System
      • Endo-Barrier
      • Endoscopic Suturing
      • StomaphyX

 Weight Loss and Weight Management Market, by Service:

  • Fitness Centers
  • Slimming Centers
  • Consulting Services
  • Online Weight Loss Programs

Weight Loss and Weight Management Market, by Geography:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

Increase in obese population around the globe expected to support the growth of weight loss and weight management market

North America and Europe are expected to emerge as major shareholders in the global weight loss and weight management market, supported by increased obese population and incidence of hypertension and diabetes among these regions.

According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), in U.S. the prevalence of obesity was around 36% among adult and17% in youth during 2011–2014, also the high growth rate is expected from Asia Pacific region in the near future. Also, high growth is expected from Asia Pacific region in forecast period supported by increase in number of obese population. World Health Organization published stats in 2014, stating that in China around 6.9% adults were obese and in India 4.9% of adults were obese out of total population. This number is expected to grow at high rate supported by rapid economic development among these countries.

Major Players in weight loss and weight management market includes:

Top companies are divided on the basis of below segments:

  • By Diet: Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., Herbalife Ltd., NutriSystem, Inc., and Kellogg Company.
  • By Fitness equipment: Ethicon, Inc., Covidien plc, Apollo Endosurgery (U.S.), Olympus Corporation, Brunswick Corporation, Amer Sports, Johnson Health Technology Co., Ltd., Cybex International and Technogym SpA.
  • By Service: Weight Watchers International, Inc., Jenny Craig, eDiets.com, VLCC Healthcare Ltd., Slimming World, The Gold’s Gym International, Duke Diet & Fitness Center,  Life Time Fitness Inc. and Equinox, Inc.

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