Welltodo Today: Controversy Over Yoga Qualifications Continues, Athleisure Isn’t Dead, Eco-Wellness

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

Sorry, But Athleisure Is Not Dead

SAN FRANCISCO, United States – In 2008, just a year after Lululemon’s IPO, , Inc. acquired a little-known women’s activewear label called for $150 million.

London’s Most Eco-Friendly Gym Studio Terra Hale Opens Its Doors

Share to email Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Share to google Freelance journalist covering health tech and fitness innovation Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. London’s most high tech and eco-friendly gym studio is now open for you sweat it out in while making a positive impact on the planet.

How hospitals and health care are getting a holistic makeover

It’s been fairly standard practice to head to your annual GP check-up with the goal of leaving as quickly as possible with a prescription in hand, no questions asked. But as holistic healing has become more mainstream, patients are increasingly seeking out other ways to treat their ailments first, whether it’s with herbs and food, acupuncture, energy healing, essential oils, or meditation.

Innocent unveils bottle with 15% recyclable bio-plastic

Innocent is to roll out a more sustainable bottle as part of its aim to have 100% non-virgin plastic packaging by 2022. The new, fully recyclable bottle is 50% recycled PET and 15% plant-based plastic made from a sugar cane by-product. The result of two years’ development, it will initially be used from this month for Innocent’s smoothies.

Fitbit and Google Partner on Health Data Standards and Cloud Services

Fitbit will use healthcare data standards and cloud services from Google, as the wearable maker looks to the medical market for a comeback.

Dirty Lemon Announces Partnership with Vogue – BevNET.com

Dirty Lemon’s first and highly anticipated collaboration with Vogue is now available to the public. The newest elixir, presented in a matte black bottle with a contrasting black glossy V, is the second ideation of the collaboration and first to be available for purchase.

Consumers prefer plant-based to vegan

Plant-based food is on the rise – even in the United States, where 48 % aims to eat more plant-based food. Consumers do prefer that term to vegan food, which sounds too strict and negative. According to 83 % of Americans, the future is “100 % plant-based food” as opposed to the term “vegan”.

Yoga wars as heads of British ruling body quit in protest of ‘interfering trustees’

Those practising yoga are widely known for their calm, serene and unflappable auras. But for one of Britain’s largest yoga communities the calm appears to have been disturbed by warring officials. The chair and vice-chair of the British Wheel of Yoga (BWY) have stepped down after repeated clashes with their National Executive Committee (NEC).

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