Global Weight Loss and Weight Management Market 2015-2019 - Fitness Equipment, Surgical, Diet & Weight Loss Services Analysis

Apr 23, 2015, 10:16 ET from Research and Markets

DUBLIN, Apr. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets

( has announced the addition of the "Weight Loss and Weight Management Market by Equipment, Surgical Equipment , Diet , Weight Loss Services - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering.

The global weight loss and weight management market is expected to reach $206.4 billion by 2019 from $148.1 billion in 2014, growing at a CAGR of 6.9% from 2014 to 2019

Factors such as rising obesity rates, increasing risks of lifestyle diseases, increasing number of bariatric surgeries, increase in disposable incomes, and technological advancements are driving the growth of the weight loss and weight management market. Furthermore, strong government support and funding is another major factor promoting growth of this market.

For instance, the U.K. government started theChange4Life initiative in 2009, a multipronged approach that encourages behavioral changes in people and includes marketing strategies such as advertising campaigns, websites, resources, and partnership opportunities to encourage people to eat well and live longer. Moreover, the U.K. government announced the launch of Call to Action on Obesity program.

This program aims to set a weight reduction trend among children and adults by 2020. The program has also issued a calorie reduction challenge to the food and beverage industry to reduce daily calorie intake. Such support is likely to provide impetus for growth of this market.

The relatively untapped Asian region provides an array of growth opportunities for the weight loss and weight management market. Large population base, rapid urbanization, increasing disposable incomes, rising prevalence of obesity, and growing awareness and health consciousness among citizens are the factors responsible for the growth of this market.

To leverage these market opportunities and to reduce the manufacturing and distribution costs, various market players are building manufacturing facilities and strengthening their sales force in these developing economies. However, high cost of low-calorie diets and deceptive marketing strategies adopted by industry players are hindering the growth of this market.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Research Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Premium Insights

4.4 Weight Loss Management Market, By Diet

5 Market Overview

6 Industry Insights

7 Weight Loss & Weight Management Market, By Diet

8 Weight Loss & Weight Management Market, By Equipment

9 Weight Loss & Weight Management Market, By Service

10 Weight Loss & Weight Management Market, By Region

11 Competitive Landscape

12 Company Profiles

- Amer Sports
- Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.
- Atkins Nutritionals, Inc.
- Brunswick Corporation
- Covidien PLC (Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Medtronic PLC)
- Cybex International, Inc. (A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Um Holdings)
- Ediets.Com, Inc. (A Wholly Owned Subsidiary of as Seen on TV, Inc.)
- Ethicon (Subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson)
- Herbalife Ltd.
- Jenny Craig, Inc. (Subsidiary of North Castle Partners)
- Johnson Health Technology Co., Ltd.
- Kellogg Company
- Nutrisystem, Inc.
- Technogym SPA
- Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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