Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Business, benefits advocates support wellness program legislation

3/27/2015

  • Employee Benefit Adviser

Advocates for business and employee benefit groups support federal legislation that affirms existing wellness program regulations and guides use of financial incentives. The Equal Employment Opportuni… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

IBD diagnosis in children takes too long, researchers say

3/25/2015

  • Healio (free registration)

European researchers said when physicians are slow in diagnosing inflammatory bowel disease in children it is more likely that IBD will be more advanced when it is discovered. The study team wrote tha… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Nutritionists list do's and don'ts of late-night snacks

3/27/2015

  • Daily Meal, The

Nighttime snacking often comes from boredom instead of hunger, and many people choose foods that are high in calories such as ice cream or chips that can lead to weight gain, registered dietitian Rene… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Some N.M. schools send cafeteria food waste to the farm

3/27/2015

  • KRQE-TV (Albuquerque, N.M.)

Some schools in New Mexico have joined Albertsons supermarkets and Roadrunner Food Bank in partnering with a local ranch to provide food waste to farm animals. The scraps -- about 10,000 pounds of une… Read More