Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Survey shows students like new healthier meals

7/22/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

A survey of administrators at more than 500 elementary schools found 70% said students generally liked new healthier lunches by the end of the 2012-2013 school year. Study data showed schools where th… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Experimental device detects gluten in food

7/15/2014

  • Entrepreneur online

A portable sensor that detects certain food proteins such as gluten is being developed by a California startup company. 6SensorLabs CEO Shireen Taleghani Yates, who has a gluten allergy, said she is t… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Behavior experts: Change "serving size" phrase on food labels

7/22/2014

  • FoodNavigator

The FDA has said it will change serving sizes as part of its revision of the Nutrition Facts label, but behavioral experts warn that could cause people to increase their consumption. The Behavioral Sc… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Colo. district aims to become state food hub

7/22/2014

  • Chalkbeat

The nutrition services program in a Colorado school district is working toward becoming a food hub, sourcing locally grown foods for its own students, as well as those in neighboring districts. Weld C… Read More