Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Survey: 36% of companies track cost of employee absences

7/24/2014

  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

An employer survey found 36% of respondents measure the financial impact of employee absences. The Aon Hewitt 2014 Health Care Survey said companies can improve wellness, absence management and worker… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Harvard physician envisions future uses for probiotics

7/21/2014

  • LiveScience.com

Future research may show a role for probiotics in preventing obesity and allergies and treating autism symptoms, said Dr. Allan Walker of Harvard Medical School. He said while the scientific evidence … Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Keep dinnertime free of nutrition lessons, RD says

7/24/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Registered dietitian Maryann Jacobsen writes that dinnertime at her house does not include nutrition lessons or pressure to eat healthy foods. She wants her children to eat healthy because they want t… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Mo. district to offer free meal program to all students

7/24/2014

  • WDAF-TV (Kansas City, Mo.)

A Missouri district this fall will offer free breakfasts and lunches to all students, regardless of family income, as part of a federal program. Officials say they hope the program will help remove th… Read More