Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Demand for healthier food fuels sustainable-food effort

8/21/2014

  • TriplePundit.com

The sustainable-food program at the University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center is driven by patients and customers who increasingly want healthy and sustainable foods, said Dan Henroid, d… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Researchers develop biomarker test for esophageal cancer

8/18/2014

  • Medscape (free registration)

Researchers in Pittsburgh have created an inexpensive, four-protein biomarker panel, used with a blood test, that may improve esophageal cancer diagnosis. Researcher Dr. Blair Jobe at the Esophageal a… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

RD: Consumers have many options for replacing cow's milk

8/21/2014

  • Albuquerque Journal (N.M.) (free content)

People may avoid cow's milk because of diet restrictions, lactose sensitivities or taste, but stores offer a variety of plant-based substitutes, registered dietitian nutritionist Sara Perovich writes.… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

Va. district to test free breakfasts in 5 elementary schools

8/21/2014

  • News & Advance (Lynchburg, Va.), The

A Virginia school district will launch a free breakfast pilot program in five elementary schools this school year. Meryl Smith, director of school nutrition in the district, cited research indicating … Read More