Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Ohio hospital to run fitness center for employees, patients

7/29/2014

  • Daily Record (Wooster, Ohio), The

Pomerene Hospital in Millersburg, Ohio, is taking steps to manage a local fitness center and provide a wellness option for patients and employees. Hospital chief financial officer Jason Justus said th… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

High-carb diet could raise CRC risk, research suggests

7/23/2014

  • Pacific Standard magazine online

University of Toronto researchers reported that a diet high in carbohydrates, such as wheat and rice, may raise the risk of colorectal cancer. They found that gut bacteria can break down carbs into me… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Lower-calorie sweeteners lead to modest BMI improvements

7/29/2014

  • ConfectioneryNews.com (France)

An analysis in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition says replacing full-calorie foods and drinks with those using lower-calorie sweeteners resulted in modest improvements in BMI. The findings su… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Tenn. district to launch universal, free breakfast program

7/28/2014

  • Tennessean (Nashville) (tiered subscription model), The

School starts Friday in a Tennessee district where all students will be served a free breakfast, likely to include fruit or a vegetable, a protein, milk, juice, and one or two grains. Officials said t… Read More