Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Fifty years after Jazzercise was founded, it is still shaping how Americans workout-for better or for worse. “You’re not in Jazzercise, ladies,” a trim, tattooed, fitness instructor chided me and the roomful of women who were attempting to work up a sweat one morning a few months ago.
Cadbury is pumping millions of pounds into producing ‘healthier’ versions of its most popular chocolate
For decades UK confectioners appeared to be engaged in a full-blown arms race to cram as many calories, E numbers and fistfuls of sugar into their chocolate bars, biscuits and snacks as was humanly possible, but no more.
Australian Actor Chris Hemsworth is known for his well-trained physique whether he’s bulked up as Thor in the Avengers films or sporting a leaner, more athletic look like you’ll see in the new film Men in Black: International.
US cannabis-infused edibles maker Coda Signature has closed $24.4 million in Series A funding as it looks to accelerate its expansion into emerging North American markets. The funding was led by Granite Hall Partners with additional investment from Gotham Green Partners, Mazakali and Salveo Capital.
Tyson Foods is taking on Beyond Meat with a new line of plant-based meat alternatives. In a statement, Tyson Foods CEO Noel White said the company expected to be “a market leader in alternative protein,” which he said could one day be “a billion-dollar business for our company.”
The award winning Oura Ring has received an interesting new feature. Called ‘Moment” it provides feedback on meditation and other mindfulness practices. Essential reading: Smart rings – jewelry meet technology Launched a few years ago, this is one of the best smart rings around.