Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Yoga at the desk can add fitness to sedentary office job

4/15/2014

  • WBOY-TV (Clarksburg, W.Va.)
  • WBOY-TV (Clarksburg, W.Va.)

Yoga exercises that can be done at the desk and by walking around at the office can help people with sedentary jobs work in some fitness during the day. Yoga instructor Robin Yeager said yoga at work … Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Gut bacteria may create environment for colon cancer, study says

4/9/2014

  • Medical News Today

Gut bacteria may produce proteins that suppress cell DNA repair, creating an environment that may be favorable to the development of colon cancer, Wistar Institute researchers reported at the American… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Elimination diets can lead to digestive problems, RD says

4/15/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

Food-elimination diets can help people identify digestive problems or food intolerances, but registered dietitian Tamara Duker Freuman writes that those that cut out an entire food group can have unin… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Schools prepare to implement new USDA junk-food regulations

4/14/2014

  • WXIN-TV (Indianapolis)

Beginning in July, schools nationwide will be asked to comply with new U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations that effectively ban junk food from being sold in school cafeterias and vending machin… Read More