Trends in weight management 2011


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This report considers global obesity and overweight statistics and considers how different products and diets affect the body’s natural weight control mechanism.

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Trends in weight management 2011

  1. 1. Trends in Weight Management 2011Published:June 2011No.Of Pages:118Price:US $ 4795IntroductionThis report considers global obesity and overweight statistics and considers howdifferent products and diets affect the body’s natural weight control mechanism.The report also examines current health claims regulation for food and drinks andexplores recent developments in diet brands, key innovations in functional foodsand other strategies such as novel delivery methods and using social media.Features and benefits* Assess some of the latest weight management products and branded diet trendson the market and understand what makes them popular with consumers.* Review the current legislative changes affecting the weight management categorywith a focus on the EU and the current status of EFSA opinions.* Understand the current obesity statistics and demographics as well as the causesof overweight and obese society.* Identify the key factors for creating successful weight management program anddiet products* Understand the biological mechanisms of approaches to weight management.Browse All Healthcare Market Research ReportsHighlightsThe growth of obesity in has increased significantly from 15% in 1980 to 46% in2010 in the US and from 7% to 15.5% in 2010 in the EU. This equates to 150million adults and 15 million children in the EU expected to be obese by 2010according the WHO. The US and France have the highest populations of overweightmen, and the US of overweight women.Of the total number of claims assessed by EFSA, weight management representsaround 4%. About 35% of the 200 weight management claims have been assessed;92% of these assessed claims have been given a negative opinion by EFSA ongrounds of characterization or of substantiation related to the claim of a cause andeffect relationship.
  2. 2. With more stringent regulations in the US and EU there is a decline in realinnovation. Opportunities for weight management plans and diet systems arebecoming apparent as regulations seem to be real less restrictive when exerciseand sensible diet plans with realistic weight loss claims are marketed as part of thetotal weight management solution.Your key questions answered* What is the current prevalence and sociodemographic impact of overweight andobese consumers in the US and EU?* What are the key regulatory changes affecting the weight management categoryin 2011 and beyond?* What new technologies are weight loss brands using to communicate and helptheir customers achieve their goals?* What new developments have occurred in weight management ingredientsproducts?* What are the key biological weight-loss mechanisms to target with functionalproducts?Table Of ContentsExecutive SummaryChapter 1 IntroductionChapter 2 Global obesity and overweight statisticsChapter 3 Weight management claims regulationChapter 4 Approaches to weight managementChapter 5 Innovations in weight managementChapter 6 Branded diet plansAbout the authorsMark J. Tallon, PhDJames O’Byrne, MBADisclaimerIntroductionSummaryIntroductionAims of the reportReport structureGlobal obesity and overweight statisticsSummaryIntroduction
  3. 3. Obesity demographicsAdult obesity and overweightAdult obesity demographics in the USChildhood obesityAre obesity levels stabilizing?ChildrenAdolescentsAdultsGender and socioeconomic issuesConclusionsThe causes of obesitySocial and cultural impact on obesityConsumer spending behavior and obesityThe cost of obesityObesity policy and role of the governmentWeight management claims regulationSummaryIntroduction to legislationEuropean regulations and weight managementWeight management claimsJumping the hurdles for weight management claim approvalThe future of health claims regulationUS claims regulation and weight managementKey weight management health claim enforcements in the USSummaryApproaches to weight managementSummaryIntroductionResearch into the causes of being overweight and obeseBiological causes of overweight and obesityHow diets workSatietyThermogenesisAbsorptionCentral nervous system (CNS) stimulation
  4. 4. Metabolic modifiersTackling weight management through dietSupplementation and functional foods for weight managementInnovations in weight managementSummaryIntroductionIngredientsBranded ingredients for weight lossNovel ingredient applications for weight lossFood and drinks products targeting weight managementSatietyThermogenesisAbsorptionStimulantsMetabolic modifiersInnovative delivery mechanisms for weight management productsInnovation opportunities for weight management productsManaging appetiteConvenienceTargeting meal occasionsPsychological benefitsBeverages for weight managementBranded diet plans and regimensSummaryIntroductionDiet plan brandsAtkins NutritionalseDiets.comJenny CraigNutrisystem, IncWeight Watchers InternationalThe Dukan Diet
  5. 5. Key trends in diet plansConvenience and snackingWebsites, e-tools, and mobile appsCelebrity endorsementsKey strategies for success in the diet plan marketRegimens that advocate radical lifestyle changesGradual weight lossEncouraging long term complianceThe future of diet plans and products: a positive and permanent lifestyle changeAppendixReferencesAbout Us:ReportsnReports is an online library of over 100,000+ market research reports andin-depth market research studies & analysis of over 5000 micro markets. Weprovide 24/7 online and offline support to our customers. Get in touch with us foryour needs of market research reports.Follow us on Twitter: Facebook Page: Rambler road,Suite727,Dallas,TX75231Tel: + 1 888 391 5441E-mail: sales@reportsandreports.comhttp://www.reportsnreports.comVisit our Market Research Blog