Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Chico State outreach helps more students get counseling

8/28/2014

  • Chico News & Review (Calif.)

Chico State University's mentoring and outreach efforts have led more students to its Counseling and Wellness Center for mental health services, said counselor Juni Banerjee-Stevens. She said the inc… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Data suggest probiotics could help reduce constipation

8/25/2014

  • Harvard Health Publications

Studies of probiotic supplements to manage constipation found that they may slow gut transit time, increase bowel movements and soften stools, according to a report by British researchers. Dr. Allan W… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

FDA: Don't buy dietary supplements for concussions

8/28/2014

  • HealthDay News

The FDA is warning consumers that dietary supplements sold online that claim to prevent, treat or cure concussions have not been scientifically tested and could be dangerous. The FDA says companies ar… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Repetition, tracking popularity of menu items works for Texas district

8/28/2014

  • KTRE-TV (Lufkin, Texas)

School nutrition professionals in a Texas district say they've been able to encourage students to eat healthier meals by repeatedly offering items, such as salad, while tracking the items' popularity.… Read More