Obesity

Neozempic Futures

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Neozempic Futures

The overnight success of Ozempic and similar medication has revolutionised the weight loss market, but the weekly injection is on its way to reshap...
Ozempic : Weight-loss Market : Obesity
SXSW 2024 daily recap: Brand-building 101 for cultural relevance

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SXSW 2024 daily recap: Brand-building 101 for cultural relevance

With numerous superbrands present at SXSW, discussions revolved around the intricacies and insights of brand establishment, ranging from the identi...
SXSW 2024 : Marketing : Creator Economy
Neuralink’s first human patient controls computer mouse with thoughts

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Neuralink’s first human patient controls computer mouse with thoughts

Elon Musk revealed in February 2024 that Neuralink’s first human patient, who received a brain chip implant at the start of the year, had fully rec...
Technology : Wearables : Health
Stat: Junk food sales soar in India as industry turns to new markets

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Stat: Junk food sales soar in India as industry turns to new markets

According to Bloomberg, regulations, greater public health awareness and the popularity of appetite-suppressing drugs have slowed sales of packaged...
Retail : Food & Drink : Society
Stat: Supermarkets should promote healthier living

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Stat: Supermarkets should promote healthier living

Consumers believe that grocery retailers have a responsibility to encourage healthier choices, according to a new report published by RSPH.
Health : Wellness : Retail
Stat: America’s fitness industry is growing, but so is obesity

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Stat: America’s fitness industry is growing, but so is obesity

Obesity has long been a major health concern for Americans. According to a report by IHRSA Global, the rate is still rising; prevalence of adult ob...
Health : Wellness : Culture
The UK plus-size market is on the rise

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The UK plus-size market is on the rise

UK ­– According to a new report, £1 in every £5 spent on womenswear in the UK this year will be on plus-size fashion.
Fashion : Retail : Branding
Selective sweetness

Big Ideas

Selective sweetness

St Louis, US – Panera Bread has announced that it will post sugar and calorie information on all of its self-service drinks.
Civic Brands : Sugar : Drinks
Healthy home cooking

Big Ideas

Healthy home cooking

UK – Weight Watchers UK has developed a subscription-based healthy meal kit.
Weight Watchers : Convenience Culture : Food & Drink
Sugar surplus

Big Ideas

Sugar surplus

UK – Nestlé has announced it will remove 10% of the sugar from its confectionery by 2018.
Nestle : Sugar : Nutrition
Portion control

Big Ideas

Portion control

UK – The government has announced plans to advise restaurants on the size of their portions as part of its campaign against obesity.
Nutrition Wars : Jeremy Hunt : Portion Size
An apple a day

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An apple a day

Los Angeles – Doctors are giving overweight children who are at risk of developing diabetes prescriptions for free fruit and vegetables.
LA : Food And Drink Futures : Health & Wellness
Body Temples

Macro Trends

Body Temples

Bodies are back. You can’t buy the new status symbol at a store, you’ll have to sweat for it. Today’s model of fitness is no longer an unattainable...
MGM Grand Hotel : CrossFit : Zumba
Nutritional labels leave consumers confused

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Nutritional labels leave consumers confused

Nutritional labels leave consumers confused
Food : Food Packaging : Obesity
Fast food chains help to count the calories

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Fast food chains help to count the calories

Fast food chains help to count the calories
Transparency : Fast Food : Starbucks
One-stop swap: Campaign urges healthy choice

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One-stop swap: Campaign urges healthy choice

One-stop swap: Campaign urges healthy choice
Food Futures : Campaign : Australia
Heineken alcohol plan strengthens health deal

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Heineken alcohol plan strengthens health deal

Heineken alcohol plan strengthens health deal
Food : Foster's : Strongbow
Watch that: Wrist device that motivates teens to exercise

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Watch that: Wrist device that motivates teens to exercise

Watch that: Wrist device that motivates teens to exercise
Watch : Devices : Behaviour
Prohibition Culture

Macro Trends

Prohibition Culture

Everywhere you look, behaviour is being curbed, controlled, nudged and monitored. The ‘war on waste’ is creating a stealth tax that covers everythi...
Nudge : Control : Waste
Food Futures

Macro Trends

Food Futures

Changing ethical tastes, upcoming EU legislation, the return of thrift and a new generation of synth-friendly consumers are just a few of the many ...
Food : Drink : Eating
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