Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Yoga at the desk can add fitness to sedentary office job

4/15/2014

  • WBOY-TV (Clarksburg, W.Va.)
  • WBOY-TV (Clarksburg, W.Va.)

Yoga exercises that can be done at the desk and by walking around at the office can help people with sedentary jobs work in some fitness during the day. Yoga instructor Robin Yeager said yoga at work … Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Study shows genetic-based risk factor for IBD in families

4/14/2014

  • Healio (free registration)

A study of Swedish families found a genetic-based risk factor for irritable bowel syndrome among first-, second- and third-degree relatives. Researchers also found a nongenetic risk factor for IBD amo… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Dietitians know what's driving obesity problem, RD says

4/16/2014

  • Food & Nutrition Magazine online

An editorial in The New York Times said nutrition science is imprecise and based on guesswork, but experts have a pretty good idea of what is driving the obesity epidemic, registered dietitian Timi Gu… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Whole-grain breads are a healthy choice, physician says

4/15/2014

  • National Public Radio

Whole-wheat and whole-grain breads are not always equally healthy, but Dr. David Ludwig of Boston Children's Hospital said those that still contain bits of intact grain are less processed, take more t… Read More