Forecasts to 2010 Illustrate How the Health and Wellness Healthcare Products Market in the United States Is Set To Change as an Ageing Population Increasingly Turns To Preventative Self-Medication.DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c52923) has announced the addition of Health and Wellness Healthcare Products in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. to their offering.
The Health and Wellness Healthcare Products in the United States report tracks the developments of health-associated product types and the healthy-option positioning of competing brands across different healthcare sectors. It provides the latest retail sales data (2002-2005), allowing you to compare health and wellness categories with each other or in the context of the total market for a sector. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market- be they new product developments, legislative context or lifestyle influences. Forecasts to 2010 illustrate how the market is set to change.
Health and wellness categories examined include: organic products, better-for-you products, naturally healthy products, functional/fortified products
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1. Executive Summary
2. Market Background
3. Vitamins And Dietary Supplements Noun 1. dietary supplement - something added to complete a diet or to make up for a dietary deficiency
diet - a prescribed selection of foods
vitamin pill - a pill containing one or more vitamins; taken as a dietary supplement
4. Herbal/Traditional Products
5. Slimming Products
Ageing generation turns to vitamins and supplements
Vitamins and dietary supplements continue to make strong sales gains, as an ageing population increasingly turns to preventative self-medication in the face of rising consumer healthcare costs. Multivitamins remain the most common form of supplement, but there is also an increasing diversification into condition-specific and
demographic-specific supplements. Many of these are based on single ingredients, such as glucosamine glucosamine /glu·co·sa·mine/ (gloo-ko´sah-men) an amino derivative of glucose, occurring in glycosaminoglycans and a variety of complex polysaccharides such as blood group substances. for joint health, lutein lutein /lu·te·in/ (-in)
1. a lipochrome from the corpus luteum, fat cells, and egg yolk.
2. any lipochrome.
1. for eye health, calcium for bone structure, and fish oils for heart health and cholesterol reduction.
Other combination herb formulas have been introduced containing a blend of many different ingredients around concepts like "immune defence" or "women's health Women's Health Definition
Women's health is the effect of gender on disease and health that encompasses a broad range of biological and psychosocial issues. ". At the same time, such products have moved out of the exclusive territory of health store and catalogue sales and into mass outlets, such as supermarkets, drugstores and mass discounters like Target and Wal-Mart. As the Baby Boomer baby boomer also ba·by-boom·er
A member of a baby-boom generation.
Noun 1. baby boomer - a member of the baby boom generation in the 1950s; "they expanded the schools for a generation of baby boomers"
boomer generation continues to age, vitamins and supplements remain poised to gain even more widespread availability through increasingly individualised Adj. 1. individualised - made for or directed or adjusted to a particular individual; "personalized luggage"; "personalized advice"
individualized, personalised, personalized multilevel mul·ti·lev·el
Having several levels: a multilevel parking garage.
Adj. 1. multilevel - of a building having more than one level marketing programmes, and sales of these products should continue to grow.
* Amway Corp
* General Nutrition Centers General Nutrition Centers or GNC is a Pittsburgh-based American commercial enterprise focusing on the retail sale of health and nutrition related products, over the counter drugs, and foods/food supplements world-wide through GNC branded stores. Inc
* Airborne Inc
* NBTY Inc
* Unicity U`nic´i`ty
n. 1. The condition of being united; quality of the unique; unification.
Not unity, but what the schoolmen call unicity.
- De Quincey. International Inc
* NBTY Inc
* Nu Skin Enterprises Inc
* Twinlab Corp
* Schiff Nutrition International Inc
* Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Inc
* Pharmavite Corp
* Bayer Corp
* Bausch & Lomb Inc
* Rexall Sundown Inc
* Bausch & Lomb Inc
* Smart Bayer Corp
* M Walgreen Co
* Selfcare Consumer Products
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Source: Euromonitor International