Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Book: Extreme wellness programs may cause stress, anxiety

5/21/2015

  • Bloomberg

A company's emphasis on wellness initiatives may backfire if it leads to employee stress and anxiety, according to the book "The Wellness Syndrome," which analyzed the effects of wellness programs at … Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Constipation is often caused by dietary factors, physician says

5/18/2015

  • CNN

Constipation is most often caused by dietary factors, such as eating too little fiber and not drinking enough water, says gastroenterologist Dr. Elizabeth Blaney. Prunes are commonly used for regulari… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Exercise program helps PAD patients regain mobility, study says

5/21/2015

  • HealthDay News

A professionally led group exercise program that emphasized walking helped older patients with peripheral artery disease regain mobility, Northwestern University researchers reported in the Journal of… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Legislation seeks to expand milk options, availability in schools

5/20/2015

  • International Business Times

Federal legislation has been introduced to ensure students have more milk options in school and that the beverage is provided at every meal under school nutrition regulations. Under the bill from Reps… Read More