Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Gamified apps may not promote behavior change, study says

8/29/2014

  • Employee Benefit News

Fitness and health applications based on gamification and rewards, which are used in employee wellness programs, may not focus on behavior change and could de-motivate people over time, Brigham Young … Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Acupuncture may help constipation, study says

8/27/2014

  • NewKerala.com (India)

Chinese researchers reported that a type of acupuncture called auriculotherapy, which stimulates parts of the outer ear, may help treat constipation and related symptoms. Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

FDA definition of "healthy" is outdated, dietitian says

8/29/2014

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The FDA's definition of "healthy" is outdated and does not reflect current nutrition science, registered dietitian nutritionist Andrew Wade writes. The definition excludes foods such as avocados and n… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Survey: School districts increasing healthy options, concerns remain

8/28/2014

  • Education Week (tiered subscription model)
  • Packer (Lenexa, Kan.), The

School districts nationwide remain concerned about new meal patterns, participation in the school meal program, the cost of food and other matters, according to the School Nutrition Association's annu… Read More