Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

East Chicago spruces up parks, adds outdoor gyms

7/25/2014

  • Times (Munster-Hammond-Merrillville-Valparaiso, Ind.), The

East Chicago, Ind., is making infrastructure improvements, including sprucing up city parks, pavilions and sports facilities. Four parks will get outdoor gymnasiums that will let adults work out while… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

High-carb diet could raise CRC risk, research suggests

7/23/2014

  • Pacific Standard magazine online

University of Toronto researchers reported that a diet high in carbohydrates, such as wheat and rice, may raise the risk of colorectal cancer. They found that gut bacteria can break down carbs into me… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Study: U.S. adults eat 92% of food on their plates

7/25/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Cornell University researchers who analyzed 14 studies say U.S. adults eat about 92% of the food on their plates, comparable to adults in countries such as Canada, France and the Netherlands. People w… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

USDA adjusts income requirements for free school meals

7/25/2014

  • Mooresville Tribune (N.C.)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has changed the maximum household income allowed for students to qualify for free and reduced-price lunch by about 1.5% -- making it $31,005 for a family of four, in… Read More