Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Beyond Meat is launching a “meatier” version of its plant-based Beyond Burger in the US, created using a mix of pea, mung bean and rice proteins. As well as beetroot to give a red hue, the patty features coconut oil and cocoa butter to provide marbling designed to melt and tenderise like traditional ground beef.
Fitness instructors get to work out all day and have plenty of time to cook healthy meals thanks to their flexible schedules-so they’re basically getting paid to be in the best shape of their lives, right? Not so fast.
US fans include Oprah and Michelle Obama. Expect an ‘inspirational’ experience, low lights, tears – and amethyst crystals
The health-and-wellness trend is creating clusters of juice bars, spas and similar retailers around popular fitness centers, giving a lift to urban neighborhoods.
The story of ClassPass goes back to 2010, when I was studying dance alongside my day job. I looked on the internet for a dance class and noticed how difficult it was for people to find classes online. I realised technology could solve this problem by making it much easier for everyone to get active in their lives.
Forget beach parties and all-night clubbing: Wealthy travelers are spending money differently, and it’s created a massive $639 billion industry
As the wellness industry continues its explosive growth, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it’s now expanding into another huge industry: tourism. Wealthy travelers are ditching the beach parties and all-night clubbing and instead spending their money on wellness summits, spirituality retreats, and resorts that focus on self-care, which has turned “wellness tourism” into a $639 billion industry, according to the 2018 Global Wellness Tourism Economy study.