Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Indiana University sets lofty goal for wellness program

1/30/2015

  • Indiana Daily Student (Indiana University)

Indiana University's wellness program has launched the Climb IU initiative offering incentives for employees to climb 56 flights of stairs over three weeks. More than 1,500 employees have registered f… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

ACG note

1/29/2015

ACG note: Screening recommendations from the American College of Gastroenterology The ACG recommends that men and women at average risk for colorectal cancer begin screening at age 50. African-America… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

RDs advise EN patients who want to "blenderize" fresh foods

1/30/2015

  • Today's Dietitian

Using "blenderized" foods instead of or in addition to commercial enteral nutrition formulas is becoming more popular among patients who use tube feeding at home, and registered dietitian nutritionist… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Ohio school's gardening program promotes healthy eating

1/29/2015

  • Journal-News (Hamilton, Ohio) (free registration), The

Students across grades at an Ohio elementary school are learning about science and nutrition in the school's Seed to Plate gardening and cooking program, which received a grant to operate year-round. … Read More