Herbalife Nutrition Survey: Unbalanced Diet, Physical Inactivity and Inadequate Sleep Among the Top Unhealthy Habits APAC Consumers Want to Kick in Next 12 Months

Herbalife Nutrition Survey: Unbalanced Diet, Physical Inactivity and Inadequate Sleep Among the Top Unhealthy Habits APAC Consumers Want to Kick in Next 12 Months

Virtual Run by Herbalife Nutrition is again for the third yr operating to spur actions for constructing wholesome energetic dwelling habits amongst Asia Pacific customers

SYDNEY, Nov. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Premier international diet firm, Herbalife Nutrition launched the findings from its Asia Pacific Personal Habits Survey as we speak, revealing that 8 out of ten customers within the APAC area wish to kick unhealthy way of life habits they developed throughout the pandemic. In specific, consuming an unbalanced weight loss plan (53%), not exercising usually (53%), and never getting sufficient sleep (52%) are the highest three unhealthy habits that they plan to interrupt within the subsequent 12 months.

Infographic: Breaking Unhealthy Habits

The survey additionally revealed that poorer stamina or health ranges, extra weight achieve and a weaker immune system are the commonest detrimental impacts ensuing from the unhealthy way of life habits adopted within the final two years. Among those that reported gaining extra weight, over half (51%) placed on three to 5 kilograms, whereas 21% added six to 10 kilograms, largely attributed to:

  • Eating an excessive amount of unhealthy meals (53%)
  • Binge-eating attributable to stress (53%)
  • Not getting sufficient sleep (29%)
  • Consuming alcohol on a extra frequent foundation (13%)

“These unhealthy habits can in flip pose severe well being dangers. But the habits are usually not mounted – with slightly dedication, motivation and help from like-minded folks, it’s doable to swap out unhealthy habits for more healthy ones,” mentioned Stephen Conchie, Regional President, Asia Pacific and China, Herbalife Nutrition.

“To encourage folks in Asia Pacific to make optimistic way of life adjustments, we’re introducing region-wide initiatives with a give attention to serving to them develop wholesome diet and exercise habits, whereas nurturing group help for attaining their targets. For occasion, we lately held the Healthy Recipe Challenge to encourage constructing good consuming habits. And subsequent month, we’ll maintain our annual Virtual Run in 13 markets throughout the Asia Pacific, to assist folks get transferring with a wholesome energetic way of life,” added Conchie.

Herbalife Nutrition’s Asia Pacific Personal Habits Survey was performed in August 2022, and polled 5,500 customers aged 18 and above in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. It aimed to uncover the adjustments to way of life behaviors of customers within the APAC area because the begin of the pandemic, and the unhealthy habits that they plan to kick within the subsequent 12 months.

Changes in Lifestyle Habits

Dietary/diet: Overall, seven out of 10 APAC customers (69%) picked up unhealthy dietary/diet habits throughout the pandemic, with incessant snacking topping the checklist of dangerous consuming habits. The survey additionally revealed that Gen Z and Millennial segments have been extra more likely to choose up unhealthy dietary/diet habits in comparison with older generations reminiscent of Gen X and boomers (79 vs 59%). 

Exercise: There have been additionally marked adjustments in exercise, as about one-third (33%) of respondents exercised extra whereas close to half (46%) admitted that that they had stopped exercising or turn out to be much less energetic. Many of the latter attributed this modification to lack of motivation, as they have been preoccupied with anxieties arising from the pandemic.

Sleep: On common, greater than half of respondents (56%) mentioned their sleep was affected, reminiscent of having irregular sleeping patterns or hassle falling asleep, citing stress as the principle cause. Compared with older generations, extra Gen Z and Millennials have skilled detrimental adjustments in sleep habits.  

Making Positive Lifestyle Changes in The Next 12 Months

With the influence of the unhealthy habits keenly felt by APAC customers, it’s no shock that eight in 10 intend to make optimistic way of life adjustments within the subsequent 12 months, specializing in enhancing each bodily and psychological well being. Healthy habits they plan to undertake:  

  • Being extra consciously energetic (58%)
  • Eating extra nutritious meals (56%)
  • Developing an train regime (53%)
  • Starting a daily sleep schedule (49%)
  • Finding methods to destress (46%)
  • Taking dietary dietary supplements (29%)

Importance of A Support Group in Building Healthy Habits

To construct good habits, respondents acknowledge the necessity for help teams in attaining their targets.  This is strongest amongst Gen Z/Millennials, with 60% feeling a help group can be extraordinarily or essential in serving to them obtain optimistic way of life adjustments. In common, respondents agreed {that a} help group would allow them to:

  • Tap into sharing of data and experience (58%)
  • Work on shared targets and considerations collectively (56%)
  • Keep one another accountable and motivated (54%)

Herbalife Nutrition Virtual Run 2022

The Herbalife Nutrition Virtual Run 2022 is a spotlight occasion of the corporate’s Get Moving with Good Nutrition marketing campaign, an annual initiative to assist Asia Pacific customers undertake wholesome energetic dwelling habits, and foster communities that help one another to attain their well being and wellness targets.  

To be held in its third yr, the Virtual Run 2022 will happen in Australia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Macau, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam from 1st until the thirtieth of November. With the introduction of a model new cell app, this yr’s operating problem shall be extra interactive, with extra seamless progress monitoring. The Virtual Run will even contribute to elevating funds to help the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation with offering good diet to needy kids within the Asia Pacific by its flagship Casa Herbalife Nutrition program.

About Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.

Herbalife Nutrition (NYSE: HLF) is a world firm that has been altering folks’s lives with nice diet merchandise and a enterprise alternative for its unbiased distributors since 1980. The Company provides science-backed merchandise to customers in 95 markets by entrepreneurial distributors who present one-on-one teaching and a supportive group that conjures up their clients to embrace a more healthy, extra energetic way of life. Through the Company’s dedication to nourish folks, communities and planet, Herbalife Nutrition pledges to attain 50 million optimistic impacts – tangible acts of excellent – by 2030, its fiftieth anniversary.


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