Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Employees get financial perks for wearing fitness trackers

8/22/2014

  • Bloomberg

BP, UnitedHealth Group, Humana, Cigna and Highmark are among companies that have wellness program incentives for employees to wear fitness tracking devices, such as FitBit. Highmark's Dee Brock said e… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

HCV Quest asks patients about hepatitis C treatments

8/20/2014

  • Healio (free registration)

HCV Quest is an online survey allowing hepatitis C patients to detail their care and treatment and share their challenges dealing with the virus. Created by the World Hepatitis Alliance, the goal is t… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

Dietitian breaks down healthy diet choices by color

8/22/2014

  • U.S. News & World Report

Nutrition experts recommend eating foods in a rainbow of colors to have a healthy diet. Registered dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick writes that some of the best choices per color are strawberries for red… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

N.H. district adjusts menu to meet standards for meals, snacks

8/22/2014

  • SeacoastOnline (Portsmouth, N.H.) (tiered subscription model)

Most of the a la carte menu items in a New Hampshire school district already are in compliance with new standards for school snacks, says Jeanne Pierce, its foodservice director. However, Pierce says … Read More