Welltodo Today: A Universal ‘Healthy’ Label? Is Samsung Releasing A Fitness Tracker? Is Graze Preparing For Sale?


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

Want To Be The Next Peloton? Here’s How The Fitness Brand Is Expanding Product Line And Impact

The ground-breaking fitness company Peloton has hit a hockey stick in funding, customer and revenue growth, and influence. Peloton SVP of Global Marketing Carolyn Tisch Blodgett talks about how the company is changing itself-and the arc of the fitness category.

M&S launches ‘plastic take-back’ scheme for customers

M&S has launched a new ‘plastic take-back’ scheme for customers to return non-recyclable plastic packaging into which it will breathe new life. Recycling bins will accept a variety of plastic packaging, including black ready-meal trays, crisp packets, sauce sachets and certain cosmetic containers – all of which typically end up in landfill because councils do not recycle them.

Could A Universal ‘Healthy’ Label Help You Make Better Food Choices?

A single box of Cheerios contains four different nutritional statements. In addition to the side nutrition panel, there is a Facts Up Front Label breaking down basic nutrition information on the front of the box, a gluten free seal, and a whole grain assertion.

Unilever ‘on cusp of exclusivity bid for UK snack brand Graze’

As long ago as mid-2017, the UK’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper said London-based Graze was being prepared for a sale by private-equity firm Carlyle Group in the US, which took a minority stake in the business in 2012 when it was valued around GBP50m (US$65.3m at today’s rate).

Samsung Galaxy Fit Could Be A Big Name Fitbit Rival

Things look to be a bit leaky over at Samsung HQ at the moment. A few weeks back we got wind of a potential new Samsung smartwatch and now there’s news of a couple of purported fitness trackers that could go head-to-head with the likes of Fitbit and co.

New York’s Newest Wellness Space Could Be the Future of Primary Care

With our burgeoning burnout culture and the alarming rise of chronic conditions, the collective desire for a more holistic approach to health care has reached a crescendo. Since its launch in 2016, medical practice Parsley Health has sought to answer that call, revamping primary care as we know it.

The 10 buzziest wellness books to add to your 2019 reading list

With decluttering and organizing having a major moment right now, thanks to the nationwide obsession with Tidying Up With Marie Kondo , you may well have a little extra space in your Zen den for things that spark joy. Like, say, buzzy new wellness books you’ll want to get your hands on this year.


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