Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

RD launches nutrition program in Fla. elementary school

4/17/2015

  • WUFT-FM (Gainesville, Fla.)

Registered dietitian Pamela McMahon started the Kids in the Kitchen program at Stephen Foster Elementary School in Gainesville, Fla., to teach children from low-income families about nutrition and int… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Study looks at Barrett's esophagus screening, treatment

4/15/2015

  • SeniorJournal.com

U.K. researchers wrote in The American Journal of Gastroenterology that men over age 60 who have a 10-year history of gastroesophageal reflux disease should be tested for Barrett's esophagus. The stud… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Shiitake mushrooms may offer immunity, inflammatory benefits

4/17/2015

  • Science World Report

People who ate 4 ounces of shiitake mushrooms each day for four weeks saw improvement in their immune systems and lower levels of inflammatory proteins, University of Florida researchers reported in t… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Texas high school installs food cart for breakfast

4/17/2015

  • KSAT-TV (San Antonio)

A Texas high school is working to increase breakfast participation by installing a food cart. Officials said the cart provides a grab-and-go option for students who otherwise may not have time to eat … Read More