Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Program saved $280,000 by giving employees FitBits

7/9/2014

  • CITEworld

The CloudFit program, an employee wellness initiative that provides Appirio employees with a FitBit and live online sessions with fitness trainers, led to a $280,000 reduction in insurance costs. Insu… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Choose low-fat, low-fiber foods for gastroparesis, says dietitian

7/7/2014

  • Today's Dietitian

Patients diagnosed with gastroparesis should eat small, frequent meals to reduce bloating and other symptoms, says registered dietitian Jessica Jones. Low-fat and low-fiber foods are recommended becau… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Instant noodles raise metabolic risk in women, study says

7/9/2014

  • MedicalDaily.com

Eating instant noodles more than twice weekly was associated with an increased prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Korean women regardless of dietary patterns, according to a study in the Journal of N… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Ala. district to serve universal, free meals

7/9/2014

  • Anniston Star (Ala.), The

An Alabama school district has signed on to the federal Community Eligibility Provision, allowing it to serve free meals to all students in qualifying schools. District officials said 92.4% of student… Read More