Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Hubbub adds friends, family to employee wellness program

4/16/2014

  • MobiHealthNews.com

Cambia Health Solutions spinoff hubbub health is allowing any number of friends and family of employees to participate in its gamified online wellness program. Companies pay $3 per employee per month … Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Study shows genetic-based risk factor for IBD in families

4/14/2014

  • Healio (free registration)

A study of Swedish families found a genetic-based risk factor for irritable bowel syndrome among first-, second- and third-degree relatives. Researchers also found a nongenetic risk factor for IBD amo… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

RDs offer tips on losing weight before summer

4/17/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Registered dietitian Danielle Omar says there is plenty of time before summer to lose up to 16 pounds through changes in diet and exercise. She recommended using a food diary and a pedometer to track … Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Foodservice director helps overhaul meal program in Calif. district

4/17/2014

  • Santa Barbara Independent (Calif.)

The head of a California school district's foodservice program has been working to implement more made-from-scratch meals, buy more local, fresh foods and improve the overall quality of students' meal… Read More