Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Study: Wellness program yields health gains, cost reductions

9/18/2014

  • American City Business Journals

A five-year study of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's MyHealth employee wellness program shows improvements in health risks and increases in the use of preventive care and disease managem… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

U.K. study: Some probiotic products fail efficacy tests

9/15/2014

  • Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The

Only 1 in 8 probiotic products passed all three tests that University College London researchers used to measure whether the good bacteria they contain benefit the digestive system. Half of the produc… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

"Freedom Farmers" garden supplies high school with produce

9/18/2014

  • Olympian (Olympia, Wash.), The

Olympia, Wash., high-school students planted a garden on school district land that is expected to yield 10,000 pounds of produce this year, most of it going to the Olympia High School cafeteria. The p… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Federal standards usher in changes for food, fundraisers in Colo. schools

9/18/2014

  • Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.), The

Schools in the Colorado Springs area said they are adjusting their menus, vending machines and a la carte options to comply with federal standards. Officials in some schools said they are doing away w… Read More