Herbalife Nutrition surveyed 6,000 consumers on nutrition, healthy active lifestyle and work-life balance in 12 markets across Asia Pacific
Bangalore, 26th May 2017: Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company,undertook a survey on balanced nutrition in 12 markets across Asia Pacific and surveyed more than 6,000 consumers to understand eating habits, exercise and lifestyle habits among them. The survey aimed at providing deeper insights into the motivation for adopting balanced nutrition and an active lifestyle and the challenges they face in doing so. According to Herbalife, balanced nutrition is a holistic concept that recommends 40% carbohydrates, 30% protein and 30% fats in your daily intake, along with proper hydration and regular physical activity to enable the adequate supply of nutrients to support core body functions.
Ajay Khanna, Vice President and Country Head – Herbalife International India Pvt. Ltd, said, “As a global nutrition company, Herbalife Nutrition is committed to helping consumers adopt balanced nutrition habits, so that they can have a long-term positive impact on their lives. A healthy active lifestyle is a way to proactively combat the rising trend of public health issues such as obesity, diabetes and other lifestyle related illnesses. We have specially conducted the balanced nutrition survey for Asia Pacific consumers to raise awareness about the importance of balanced nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices.”
The survey covered a cross section of population and the included millennials, non-millenials, men and women, and working and non-working population. Through this survey, Herbalife seeks to inspire consumers to adopt a healthier lifestyle and reinforce its impact on long-term health and wellbeing. According to survey findings, 71 percent of consumers are eating less than half of the recommended serving of fruits and vegetables, more than half do not drink enough water, and more than half do not get enough exercise.
The attached infographic depicts some of the interesting findings from the survey.
Understanding Balanced Nutrition
67% Giving body necessary nutrients to function optimally
26% Consume food regularly to keep body functioning at optimal level
7% Consuming as many calories as burn to maintain body weight
Daily Nutrition Consumption – India
34% Claimed to drink 8 glasses (2 litres) of water
24% Claimed to drink 6 glasses (1.5 litres) of water
17% Claimed to drink 10 glasses (2.5 litres) of water
41% claimed to consume 2 servings of fruits/ vegetables per day
21% claimed to consume 3 servings of fruits/ vegetables per day
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people’s lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management, energy and fitness and personal care products are available exclusively to and through dedicated Independent Herbalife Members in more than 90 countries. We are committed to fighting the worldwide problems of malnutrition by offering high-quality products, one-on-one coaching with a Herbalife member and a community that inspires customers towards a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We also sponsor more than 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in many other sports.
The company has over 8,000 employees worldwide, and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of US$4.5 billion in 2015.
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