Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Experts question value of financial wellness programs

1/26/2015

  • Forbes

Financial wellness programs are a new trend in corporate wellness, but actuary Steve Vernon of the Stanford Center on Longevity said benefits experts have yet to make a business case for having them. … Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Physician says diet may help constipation, IBS

1/21/2015

  • Medscape (free registration)

Chronic constipation is a common medical complaint that may be linked to irritable bowel syndrome, but there are no good tests to diagnose either condition, says gastroenterologist David Johnson. Diet… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Take closer look at foods labeled "skinny," dietitian says

1/26/2015

  • WDIV-TV (Detroit)

"Skinny" labels on food do not mean much unless they also include the fat and calorie content, because there are no government standards for the term, registered dietitian Lisa Cimperman says. Cimperm… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

U.S. schools get creative amid shortage of psychologists

1/26/2015

  • District Administration magazine online

Schools nationwide are reporting shortages of psychologists, increasing caseloads and limited services. Some districts, however, are finding creative solutions, including a Massachusetts district that… Read More