Welltodo Today: Target Launches Plant-Based Food, Adidas & Allbirds Unveil Shoe Collab, Has Clean Beauty Lost Its Meaning?

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

Q&A with Industry Icon Sue Harmsworth: Why “Wellness” Needs New Definitions

Sue Harmsworth, spa industry visionary Sue Harmsworth needs little introduction: She has spent five decades shaping the global spa, global wellness and beauty industries (responsible for designing 500+ spas in 65 countries), and her services were honored by Queen Elizabeth the Second.

Is “Clean” Beauty a Wash?

“What does clean skin care mean?” According to Google, it’s a question that was among the most popular skin-care searches of 2020. On Instagram alone the hashtag #cleanbeauty has nearly four million posts.

‘Shark Tank’ host Kevin O’Leary: Psychedelic drugs ‘far exceed’ cannabis investment potential

Daniel Carcillo, Wesana Health CEO, is a living example of the power of psychedelic drugs to help those suffering from mental illnesses when standard treatments – and other forms of alternative treatments – have already failed. The former National Hockey League player says he was on the verge of suicide as a result of traumatic brain injury he endured as a professional athlete.

Virgin Active gets legal right to wipe out rent arrears as part of restructuring

A court has given Virgin Active the green light to erase the rent arrears it had accrued during pandemic lockdowns. The wiping out of the arrears is at the heart of the health club operator’s restructuring plan, which was sent for a court hearing, following opposition from landlords, including Aberdeen Standard Investments, British Land and Land Securities Group.

Your sneakers are polluting the planet. Adidas and Allbirds unveil an ultra-green alternative

It’s called the Futurecraft.Footprint. And while an MIT study from 2013 found the average sneaker had a 30-pound CO2 footprint-about the same as eating about 3.5 Big Macs-the Futurecraft.Footprint comes in at under 3 kilograms of CO2 per pair. It’s 2.94 kilograms to be exact-a number hand written on every shoe.

Target launches Good & Gather Plant Based

Target is launching a plant-based line under its Good & Gather private label food and beverage brand, the retailer announced on Tuesday. Good & Gather Plant Based will include more than 30 products across categories like meat alternatives, plant-based dips, spreads and more, with all items priced under $8.

How this black-owned skincare brand focuses on chronic conditions

Topicals CEO and Co-Founder Olamide Olowe joined Yahoo Finance Live to break down how skincare brand Topicals is focusing on chronic conditions.

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