Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Health risks of parental smoke exposure may persist into teen years

8/20/2014

  • HealthDay News

Babies exposed to parental cigarette smoking were 23% more likely to develop asthma during childhood or adolescence than their unexposed peers, Swedish researchers found. The study, published in the j… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Researchers develop biomarker test for esophageal cancer

8/18/2014

  • Medscape (free registration)

Researchers in Pittsburgh have created an inexpensive, four-protein biomarker panel, used with a blood test, that may improve esophageal cancer diagnosis. Researcher Dr. Blair Jobe at the Esophageal a… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Cooking meals as a family teaches healthy habits, dietitian says

8/20/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

Registered dietitian nutritionist Bonnie Taub-Dix says she made it a habit to have her family cook together on Monday nights, and now her three grown sons all enjoy cooking. She said cooking together … Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Processing plant, Iowa district work to serve local produce

8/20/2014

  • TakePart.com

Students in an Iowa district can expect to see more locally grown produce this year through a program in which growers are able to flash-freeze food on the day of the harvest, without added sugar, sal… Read More