Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Employee wellness program includes focus on musculoskeletal health

11/25/2014

  • Sioux City Journal (Iowa)

Erik Nieuwenhuis, a wellness consultant for UnityPoint Health -- St. Luke's in Iowa, recommends a holistic approach to wellness, ergonomics and injury prevention. Encouraging employees to drink more w… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Celiac disease cases to increase in next 10 years, report says

11/19/2014

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The EpiCast report estimated there will be more than 8 million cases of celiac disease in the U.S. and five other geographical areas over the next 10 years, a 3.92% growth rate. The estimates, calcula… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

More seniors face malnutrition, experts say

11/24/2014

  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Registered dietitians and nutritionists say malnutrition is an increasing problem among the elderly, and they cite poverty as a main cause. RD Angela Ginn says malnutrition can be a problem even in a … Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Should students play outside for recess in cold weather?

11/25/2014

  • WMBD-TV/WYZZ-TV (Peoria, Ill.)

Some parents in Illinois are questioning whether it is too cold for students to go outdoors for recess during the winter, according to this report. District officials say there is no districtwide poli… Read More