Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Wearable technology is important to wellness, industry expert says

10/1/2014

  • Employee Benefit News

Wearable technology will continue to be important to employee wellness programs because it offers an automatic, verifiable and protected way to gather fitness data, Fitbit's wellness director Amy McDo… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Colorectal cancer test may help late-stage cancer patients

9/29/2014

  • Oncology Nurse Advisor online

A U.K. study found late-stage colorectal cancer diagnosed through fecal occult blood testing was linked to better survival than when the cancer was diagnosed after symptoms were evident following a ne… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Apple cider vinegar may have health benefits, RD says

10/1/2014

  • Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Apple cider vinegar has been used therapeutically for many years, but most health claims associated with it have not been proven, registered dietitian Molly Kimball writes. She writes that apple cider… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Universal meal program is popular in Fla. district

9/30/2014

  • Gainesville Sun (Fla.), The

A Florida district is serving 13% more free breakfasts and lunches under a federal program in 24 schools. The program provides free meals to all students, regardless of family income. Students who bri… Read More