Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Extra fruits, veggies popular at Ill. elementary school

9/15/2014

  • Lake County News-Sun (Gurnee, Ill.)

Students at Carman-Buckner Elementary School in Waukegan, Ill., look forward to Tuesdays and Thursdays, when they get special fruit and vegetable snacks during the day. The program, paid for by a stat… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

U.S. data show decrease in hepatitis E seroprevalence

9/10/2014

  • Healio (free registration)

U.S. data showed seroprevalence for hepatitis E infection was 21% from 1988 to 1994 but dropped to 6% from 2009 to 2010. About 0.5% of HEV cases were linked to a recent exposure, and increasing age wa… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Make fat part of a healthy diet, lifestyle, RD says

9/15/2014

  • Tampa Tribune (Fla.), The

Eating fat is satiating and has important dietary functions, such as helping the body regulate blood pressure, stabilize blood glucose and absorb vitamins, registered dietitian Tina Ruggiero writes. I… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Mandatory physicals, wellness efforts pay off for W.Va. county

9/15/2014

  • InsuranceNewsNet online

Five years after employees of Kanawha County in West Virginia began a mandatory annual physical program linked to insurance coverage, the county is seeing lower health insurance cost increases. The co… Read More