Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Mission Health wellness plan gets off to fast start

7/23/2014

  • Mountain Xpress (Asheville, N.C.)

Mission Health in Asheville, N.C., says 3,000 employees have signed up for its MyHealthyLife WellConnect wellness program and have logged 59.4 million walking steps since July 1. Mission plans to expa… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Harvard physician envisions future uses for probiotics

7/21/2014

  • LiveScience.com

Future research may show a role for probiotics in preventing obesity and allergies and treating autism symptoms, said Dr. Allan Walker of Harvard Medical School. He said while the scientific evidence … Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Retail RD helps shoppers customize their diet

7/23/2014

  • WBAL-TV (Baltimore)

A Giant grocery in Timonium, Md., has a staff dietitian who shops with customers to customize their diet to make it healthier or address medical issues. Registered dietitian Lisa Coleman said she revi… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Colo. district reports increased food waste

7/23/2014

  • Journal-Advocate (Sterling, Colo.)

Federal requirements mandate that students take certain items in the cafeteria line, including fruits and vegetables, resulting in increased food waste in a Colorado district. Foodservice Director Kay… Read More