Medical Nutrition Market Boosted by Rising Incidence of Diseases

Medical Nutrition1A new market intelligence study by Transparency Market Research presents a detailed overview of the global medical nutrition market. The report is titled “Medical Nutrition Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019.” The market research study provides a comprehensive analysis of the growth drivers, factors limiting growth, current trends, and projections of the market for the period from 2013 to 2019.

While earlier medical nutrition solutions were only meant for addressing malnutrition among people, today, medicated foods are prescribed to complement drugs for the treatment of diabetes, cancer, obesity, sarcopenia, pediatric malnutrition, renal failure. Medical nutrition is also used to supplement elderly nutrition, parenteral nutrition, and sports nutrition. The global medical nutrition market is growing at a healthy rate due to the rising incidences of diseases, making it essential for additional nutrients to be consumed by patients. The rising awareness among the people about the benefits of medicated foods and beverages is promoting the market. Furthermore, the changing lifestyle of people, which includes extended hours of working, chain smoking, regular alcohol consumption, and increased consumption of fast foods and junk foods have resulted in the growth of the medical nutrition market.

The medical nutrition market is segmented into pediatric nutrition, elderly nutrition, and parenteral nutrition. Parenteral nutrition is feeding a person intravenously, where a patient is administered the infusion of liquid nutrition directly into the veins. Glucose, electrolytes, proteins, and vitamins are administered through the parenteral route.

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In terms of geography, the global medical nutrition market is segmented into Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World. Of these, North America dominates the medical nutrition market as a large population in the region suffers from chronic diseases. North America is followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. The medical nutrition market is expected to grow under the influence of rising awareness among people in the developing nations such as Mexico, China, Brazil, and South Africa. Moreover, the tendency to spend more on preventing health conditions and the rising incidences of premature birth are also boosting the market’s growth.

Major companies operating in the medical nutrition market have been profiled in the report for the purpose of an in-depth study. The study on the key market players is for the benefit of the readers, to help them better understand the challenges faced by the players in keeping up with the changing requirements of consumers as well as the strategies they implement to market their products. The companies profiled in the report include: Nestle, Abbott Nutrition, Mead Johnson Nutrition Co., Danone, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Baxter International, Inc., NeoMed, and Nutricia.