Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Companies need strategy for long-term wellness incentives

9/19/2014

  • BenefitsPro.com

TotalWellness CEO Alan Kohll said traditional incentives can help start a wellness program but over time can have negative unintended consequences for employees. He said longer-term incentives need to… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Patients ask Congress to remove colonoscopy cost barriers, fund prevention

9/17/2014

  • MetroNews (West Virginia)

Cancer patients and survivors and their advocates lobbied U.S. lawmakers this week to remove cost barriers to colorectal cancer screening and to put more money into cancer research, prevention and pal… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Wakefern trains RDs to succeed in retail grocery setting

9/18/2014

  • Supermarket News (free registration)

Wakefern Food officials say having a registered dietitian on staff at groceries helps build community and consumer relationships. Health and wellness manager Natalie Menza said the company uses retail… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Alaska district to buy restaurant to serve food grown at school greenhouse

9/19/2014

  • KRBD-FM (Ketchikan, Alaska)

The Southeast Island School District in Alaska is buying a city-owned vacant restaurant to run as a town's only cafe and serve produce from a student-run greenhouse. The successful greenhouse program … Read More