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 assistance programs help firms address mental illness

8/27/2014

  • BenefitsPro.com

Employee mental health illnesses are costly for companies but creating employee assistance programs can offer managers and workers strategies and options to obtain help. Tasty Catering CEO Tom Walter … Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Data suggest probiotics could help reduce constipation

8/25/2014

  • Harvard Health Publications

Studies of probiotic supplements to manage constipation found that they may slow gut transit time, increase bowel movements and soften stools, according to a report by British researchers. Dr. Allan W… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Study: Demeaning stereotypes affect minorities' obesity

8/27/2014

  • Science World Report

Research published in the Journal of Social Issues says Latinos were more likely than whites to agree that demeaning stereotypes apply to them. "When you are exposed to negative stereotypes, you may g… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Understanding the past, present of school lunches

8/27/2014

  • Daily Meal, The

This article shares the history -- and current standards -- for school meals, plus what parents need to know about the program. Since the National School Lunch Program launched in 1946, more than 224 … Read More