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ReportsnReports.com adds weight loss market research reports on diets (foods, beverages, & supplements), services, and fitness and surgical equipment for North America and global regions.
The global weight loss / obesity management market was worth $265 billion in the year 2012. The North American weight loss / obesity management market was worth $104 billion in 2012. Low calorie beverages (carbonated and non-carbonated), and slimmer waters/natural mineral salt drinks showcase vast opportunities for key players in this market. The 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 the rise. The total number of health clubs in India increased from 765 in 2008 to 1,175 in 2011, at a CAGR of 15%.
The research report "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" (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/247344-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.html) categorizes the global weight loss/obesity management market into weight loss diets, fitness and surgical equipment, and services. These markets are broken down into segments and sub-segments, providing exhaustive value analysis for 2010, 2011 and 2012, as well as forecast up to 2017. Each of the markets is comprehensively analyzed at a granular level by geography (North America, Europe, Asia, and Rest of the World) to provide in-depth information on the global scenario.
Companies profiled in this report include: 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 Health Tech. Co., Ltd., Johnson & Johnson, Life Time Fitness, Inc., Lifecore Fitness, Nestle SA, Nutrisystem, Inc., Olympus Corporation, Pepsico, Inc., The Coca-Cola Co. and Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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The North America weight management market (http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/264719-north-america-weight-loss-obesity-management-market-meal-replacements-slimming-centers-nutrition-psychological-consultancy-treadmill-ellipticals-strength-training-gastric-bypass-intragastric-balloon-system-stomaphyx-forecasts-to-2017.html) witnesses a growing preference for low-calorie diet food and beverages and slimmer waters/natural mineral salt drinks. With the introduction of technologically advanced and highly sophisticated fitness equipment, the use of cardiovascular and strength training equipment is on a rise. However, factors like availability of low-cost alternatives, adoption of deceptive marketing strategies, and high cost of customized services are hindering growth.
Quick results of weight loss surgeries and insurance coverage have made bariatric surgeries popular among clinically obese people. However, the side-effects of weight loss surgeries have made people opt for non-invasive and non-medical methods of weight loss. As per the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, the total number of weight loss surgeries performed in the U.S. was 220,000 in 2012, likely to increase in the coming years due to the rising obesity rate. In Canadian hospitals, a total of 2,385 bariatric procedures were carried out in 2008-2009; it represented a 92% increase from 2004-2005.
The North America region is covered in this study, available for purchase @ http://www.reportsnreports.com/Purchase.aspx?name=264719, and further segmented by major countries - U.S. and Canada. The geographic split for all the sub-segments is presented at a regional and country level. The U.S. is the largest market for weight loss/obesity management market, followed by Canada.
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