Weight Loss

Eating prunes as part of a healthy lifestyle intervention resulted in significant weight loss and waist circumference reduction for participants in a study at the University of Liverpool.

Eating prunes can help weight loss

By Maggie Hennessy

Research from the University of Liverpool found that including prunes in weight may control diets and even improve weight loss. But can the dried plum get past its image problem?

Weight loss category made up of many varied segments

Weight loss category made up of many varied segments

By Maggie Hennessy

Much more than just a single category, the weight loss market is striated into multiple segments based on consumers’ varying attitudes, behaviors and motivations, according to a study by consumer products consulting firm Abunda. 

Amway bases new weight management plans on in-home genetic test

Amway bases new weight management plans on in-home genetic test

By Hank Schultz

Network selling giant Amway has launched an integrated weight management program based on genetic testing.  The program uses a simple test kit to help consumers determine which of several weight loss regimens will work best for them.

Recession-induced comfort eating produces weight loss market boom

Recession-induced comfort eating produces weight loss market boom

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The US weight loss products industry is expected to grow 4.5% in 2012 to $65bn, as an increasingly overweight population looks to shift some of the extra pounds gained through recession comfort eating, according to market research organization Marketdata...

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