Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
In the last century, the average human life expectancy doubled. Here’s a roadmap to the innovations that could help us do it again – maybe. Related: How Long Can We Live? Illustration by Christoph Niemann. Additional design and development by Jacky Myint.
Protein powder isn’t just for professional athletes. It’s great for those who like to train hard… and those who don’t. If your views of protein powder have been tainted because it reminds you of the muscle-minded bros at the gym, the benefits of implementing protein powder into your wellness routine go beyond physical gains.
Alcohol alternative brand Kin Euphorics is pushing deeper into the ready-to-drink beverage segment. The New York-based company, launched in 2018 by entrepreneur Jennifer Batchelor and Soylent co-founder Matthew Cauble, on Thursday unveiled its second nonalcoholic RTD, called Lightwave.
The timing for Peloton was dreadful. Last week, the high-flying digital fitness company recalled 125,000 treadmills after reports that they sucked in children and pets, leading to injuries and at least one death. The $165m outlay hobbles Peloton’s efforts to move beyond connected stationary bicycles just as competition ramps up significantly.
Last year, if you look at the sales figures, we spent an awful lot of money on masturbating. Perhaps understandably, 2020 was huge for sex toy companies. The UK’s biggest online adult retailer Lovehoney saw a year-on-year sales increase by 150 per cent in what one company representative described as “the biggest surge in sex toy demand since Fifty Shades of Grey was published.”
Have you ever noticed that many guided meditations start off with an instruction such as ‘you are walking through a forest… ‘? Well, wait a minute, what if you are scared of forests? I mean hello, I’m still traumatised from The Blair Witch Project circa ’99…not exactly the most relaxing imagery!
LONDON – Call it Sweaty Berry. Britain’s Sweaty Betty has co-created a debut collection of activewear with Halle Berry ‘s Re-spin lifestyle and wellness brand. The limited-edition, 22-piece capsule includes a mix of technical and lifestyle clothing inspired by boxing and Japanese jiu-jitsu.
SnackFutures, Mondelez International’s innovation and venture hub, announced the first nine startups participating in its recently launched CoLab, a program for early-stage well-being snack brands, the CPG giant said. Each brand will participate in a 12-week curriculum and receive a $20,000 grant.
It’s relatively easy to get your hands on plant-based meat that looks and tastes the part. The Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger, for example, can be found in abundance in fast food outlets, grocery stores, and restaurants across the U.S. and beyond.