Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Positive attitude may promote heart health in women, study suggests

5/1/2015

  • HealthDay News

Hispanic women had better results on 10 of 12 heart health measurements, compared with non-Hispanic women, and data indicated they were not as worried about exercise and weight and were more satisfied… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Regular screening in Barrett's patients may catch cancer sooner

4/28/2015

  • Medscape (free registration)

A multicenter study from the Netherlands showed regular endoscopic testing in patients with Barrett's esophagus may lead to earlier detection of esophageal cancer, when it is more easily treated. The … Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

RD: Seniors may need to add protein to protect muscles

5/1/2015

  • MayoClinic.org

Adults lose muscle and strength as they age, and study data show that protein intake may be a factor, said Mayo Clinic registered dietitian Jennifer Nelson. Seniors may need to increase daily protein … Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Ind. district considers mandates on food for celebrations

5/1/2015

  • WNDU-TV (South Bend, Ind.)

An Indiana school district may take steps to ensure school celebrations focus on nonfood items. The district's board will vote later this month on the new policy, which ends the use of food as a rewar… Read More