Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Workplaces have reach, influence for successful wellness programs

8/26/2014

  • MedCityNews.com

The workplace offers a unique environment for wellness programs because it has the influence and reach to communicate its wellness message, according to Cortney Rowan and Karuna Harishanker of the con… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

HCV Quest asks patients about hepatitis C treatments

8/20/2014

  • Healio (free registration)

HCV Quest is an online survey allowing hepatitis C patients to detail their care and treatment and share their challenges dealing with the virus. Created by the World Hepatitis Alliance, the goal is t… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Dietitians say breakfast has benefits beyond weight loss

8/26/2014

  • USA Today
  • Tallahassee Democrat (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

A study found that eating breakfast did not help weight loss, but registered dietitians say there still are good reasons to have a healthy morning meal. RD Dawn Jackson Blatner says a nutrient-filled … Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Md. rolls out universal, free breakfasts in 481 schools

8/25/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Maryland announced $6.9 million in funding for the Meals for Achievement Program, in which all students qualify for free breakfasts, regardless of family income. The money for the program, which suppo… Read More