Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Army makes Fort Bliss wellness program its worldwide model

10/31/2014

  • El Paso Times (Texas)

The U.S. Army has made the civilian workforce fitness program at Fort Bliss in Texas the model for its civilian workers around the world. More than 700 workers at Fort Bliss have participated in the p… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Experts worry about hype over the gut microbiome

10/29/2014

  • Mother Jones

The gut microbiome has become a buzz term in health and research, but Dr. Lita Proctor of the NIH's Human Microbiome Project and University of California, Davis, biologist Jonathan Eisen say some stud… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

RD: Cutting out processed foods begins with home cooking

10/31/2014

  • Telegram (St. John's, Newfoundland), The

A plan to cut out processed foods for a healthier diet begins with cooking from scratch more often and buying fewer packaged foods, registered dietitian Amanda O'Brien writes. She recommends making a … Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Some Pa. parents object to ban on food treats at Halloween parties

10/31/2014

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A group of parents in a Pennsylvania school district recently asked the school board to allow students to celebrate Halloween with treats in classroom parties. District officials declined, pointing to… Read More