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

Focus on diet, stress to help children avoid flu

9/16/2014

  • FoxNews.com

Parents can help their children avoid the flu by providing a healthy diet, giving them probiotics and other supplements to help boost immunity and by making sure they get enough sleep, writes Jacqueli… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Make fat part of a healthy diet, lifestyle, dietitian 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