Herbalife Nutrition survey reveals interesting insights on balanced nutrition

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 helpingconsumers adopt balanced nutrition habits, so that they can have a long-termpositive impact on their lives. A healthy active lifestyle is a way toproactively combat the rising trend of public health issues such as obesity,diabetes and other lifestyle related illnesses. We have specially conducted thebalanced nutrition survey for Asia Pacific consumers to raise awareness aboutthe importance of balanced nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices.”

The surveycovered a cross section of population and the included millennials,non-millenials, men and women, and working and non-working population. Throughthis survey, Herbalife seeks to inspire consumers to adopt a healthierlifestyle and reinforce its impact on long-term health and well being. Accordingto survey findings, 71 percent of consumers are eating less than half of therecommended serving of fruits and vegetables, more than half do not drinkenough water, and more than half do not get enough exercise.

The attachedinfographic depicts some of the interesting findings from the survey.

UnderstandingBalanced Nutrition: 

67% Givingbody necessary nutrients to function optimally

26% Consumefood regularly to keep body functioning at optimal level

7% Consumingas many calories as burn to maintain body weight

DailyNutrition Consumption - India  

34% Claimedto drink 8 glasses (2 litres) of water

24% Claimedto drink 6 glasses (1.5 litres) of water

17% Claimedto drink 10 glasses (2.5 litres) of water

41% claimedto consume 2 servings of fruits/ vegetables per day

21% claimedto consume 3 servings of fruits/ vegetables per day

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