Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

YMCA program helps corner grocers offer healthier foods

5/29/2015

  • WREG-TV (Memphis, Tenn.)

The YMCA of Memphis and the Mid-South is using CDC grant money to help convenience or corner stores in food desert neighborhoods sell more fruits and vegetables. El Amigo Supermarket owner Yousef Alab… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Alternative treatment draws more interest from cancer patients who are younger

5/27/2015

  • Reuters

Researchers looked at 969 individuals with breast, lung and gastrointestinal cancer and found that those younger than 65 were more open to using alternative and complementary treatments, compared with… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Positive messages may get children to eat healthier foods

5/29/2015

  • CBS News

Children are more likely to eat healthy foods if parents offer positive messages emphasizing nutritional value and health benefits instead of a negative approach that focuses on the harmfulness of jun… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

N.M. district feeds a need with summer meal program

5/28/2015

  • Las Cruces Sun-News (N.M.)

A New Mexico school district's summer meal program offers free breakfast and lunch to children between ages 1 and 18. Officials say the program operates at sites near low-income neighborhoods, where t… Read More