Anti-Aging Industry Valued at $96.89 Billion

by Shirley Archer, JD, MA on Oct 24, 2008

Mind-Body-Spirit News

Fitness and wellness professionals should promote the benefits of mindful physical activity to preserve youthfulness. Increased interest in health, longevity and integrative approaches to wellness are stimulating “anti-aging” business. Supported by aging Baby Boomers and the anti-aging medical movement, the industry is presently valued at $96.89 billion. And according to “Anti-Aging Products: A Global Strategic Business Report,” released in March 2008 by Global Industry Analysts Inc., based in San Jose, California, the market is projected to be worth $115.5 billion by 2010.

The anti-aging industry includes products to enhance skin, hair and body appearance, as well as nutritional supplements. Interest in looking young and staying healthy is projected to increase in future years.


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Shirley Archer, JD, MA

Shirley Archer, JD, MA IDEA Author/Presenter

Shirley Archer, JD, MA, is the 2008 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year and is IDEA's mind-body-spirit spokesperson. She is a certified yoga and Pilates teacher and an award-winning author based in Los Angeles, California, and Zurich, Switzerland. Two of her books, The Walking Deck and The Strength and Toning Deck, are now featured as iPhone apps. Contact her at