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Issue Summary

Global obesity rates are ballooning out of control. As a result, consumers are turning to natural ingredients to help manage their weight. Natural products have a lot to offer, including benefits to satiety, appetite control and thermogenesis, among others, but safety and efficacy are of the utmost importance to today’s health-centric consumers.

Table of Contents

  • Viewpoint: Where’s the Magic Bullet?
  • Weight Management Ingredients to Support Health(y Waistlines)
  • Weight Management—New Perspectives as a Health Solution
  • Weight Management: Offering Consumers Workable Solutions
  • FTC Finds Misleading Weight-Loss Claims 2 Years After Initiative

Takeaways for Your Business

  • The weight management market is being influenced by more emphasis on global health management.
  • Consumers are turning to personalized food and supplement plans that focus on overall health.
  • FTC requires “competent and reliable scientific evidence” to support weight-loss product claims.