Insights

Men's and Women's Wellness Perceptions Can Carry Weight

Nearly half (49%) of global respondents in Nielsen’s Global Health & Wellness Survey consider themselves overweight, and a similar percentage (50%) is actively trying to lose weight. But men and women are not necessarily aligned with the steps they take in the battle of the bulge. While it may...

Health & Wellness Foods: The Marketer’s Recipe Book

Life is getting increasingly fast-paced for the urban Indian and as a result, packaged foods are quickly gaining favour with consumers. With health and nutrition being a top priority for the family, marketers now need to play their part in fulfilling this primary need with their offerings of...

We Are What We Eat

Health and wellness are hot topics around the globe, but the obesity rate is high—and rising. The good news, however, is that consumers around the world are taking steps to take charge of their health.

Winning India’s War Against Infant Mortality

Today, in India, more than 300,000 babies die each year within 24 hours of being born - the highest anywhere in the world. While India has managed to bring down infant mortality rate to 42 per 1000 live births as of 2012, the country is far from reaching its goal of reducing it to 27 by 2015. Know...