Global Weight Loss And Diet Management Market will grow at a CAGR of nearly 7.0% from 2015 to 2018

Date: 2016-09-12

Obesity is an established risk factor for numerous chronic diseases, and successful treatment will have an important impact on medical resources utilization, health care costs, and patient quality of life. With over 60% of our population being overweight, physicians face a major challenge in assisting patients in the process of weight loss and weight-loss maintenance. Low-calorie diets can lower total body weight by an average of 8% in the short term. These diets are well-tolerated and characterize successful strategies in maintaining significant weight loss over a 5-year period. Very-low-calorie diets produce a more rapid weight loss but should only be used for fewer than 16 weeks because of clinical adverse effects. Diets that are severely restricted in carbohydrates (3%–10% of total energy intake) and do not emphasize a reduction of energy intake may be effective in reducing weight in the short term, but there is no evidence that they are sustainable or innocuous in the long term because their high saturated-fat content may be atherogenic. Fat restriction in a weight-loss regimen is beneficial, but the optimal percentage has yet to be determined. Longitudinal trials are needed to resolve these issues.

In order to achieve weight loss, we can be a variety of ways, based on the equipment, there are Fitness Equipment (Treadmill, Stair Steppers) and Surgical Equipment (Adjustable Gastric Band, Gastric Bypass), in the terms of diet, include meals, beverages, and supplements.

The global weight loss management market is projected to reach about USD 193 billion by 2018 from USD 148 billion in 2014, at a CAGR of nearly 7.0% from 2015 to 2018. The obesity management market is segmented on the basis of diet, equipment, and service.

Global Weight Loss And Diet Management Market Share, on the basis of the diet, 2014


As can be seen from the table, the beverage segment accounted for the largest share of the obesity management market. The high share of this market is attributed to rising obesity rates and increasing awareness among people.

The key players in the weight loss and diet management market include Herbalife Ltd. (U.S.), Kellogg Company (U.S.), NutriSystem, Inc. (U.S.) and Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. (U.S.) etc..

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