Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Tulsa companies embrace employee wellness programs

10/21/2014

  • Tulsa World (Okla.)

Tulsa, Okla., companies seeing the benefits of employee wellness programs include Bama Cos., which had health claims decrease $1 million, and Mathis Brothers Furniture, which is building an onsite wel… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Nutritionist notes downsides to gluten-free diet

10/15/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

One problem with a gluten-free diet is that not all foods making the claim really are free of gluten, according to registered dietitian Tamara Duker Freuman, who specializes in digestive disorders. Sh… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

"Hipster" diet needs balance of healthy foods, splurges

10/21/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

"Hipsters" tend to eat healthy, local and organic foods overall but they splurge on craft beer and bacon, which nutrition experts say may be OK as long as there is balance. Registered dietitian Kylene… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Calif. district mulls restrictions to food-based fundraising

10/21/2014

  • Modesto Bee (Calif.), The

A California school district is considering changes to its wellness policy that would restrict the type of food that can be sold for fundraisers. Under the proposed policy, candy and junk food would b… Read More