Nutrition & Wellness

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

News to improve employee and population health

AHIP Wellness SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: America's Health Insurance Plans

Philadelphia, Boston join "Meatless Monday" campaign

11/26/2014

  • NewsMax.com

Schools in Philadelphia and Boston have joined the movement of serving all-vegetarian options on Mondays. The cities join others, including Detroit and Los Angeles, in the effort to improve school nut… Read More

Digestive Health SmartBrief

News and information about GI health

Digestive Health SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The American College of Gastroenterology

Study links bone marrow cells to IBD-related bone loss

11/22/2014

  • Medscape (free registration)

A study showed certain CD4+ T cells in bone marrow may be responsible for the tie between inflammatory bowel disease and bone loss, a finding that could be used to develop treatments for chronic intes… Read More

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

News for health and wellness professionals

SmartBrief for Nutritionists

FDA announces calorie-display rules for vending machines, restaurants

11/26/2014

  • Modern Healthcare (free registration)

The FDA has finalized two rules to improve consumer access to nutrition information. The first requires chain restaurants with at least 20 locations to display calorie counts on menus; the second requ… Read More

SNA SmartBrief

School nutrition news

SNA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: School Nutrition Association

$55K in grants go to school breakfast programs in Mont.

11/26/2014

  • Great Falls Tribune (Mont.)

Schools in Montana will be able to boost their breakfast programs thanks to $55,000 in "Breakfast After the Bell" grant funding announced Tuesday. In announcing the funds, Gov. Steve Bullock cited the… Read More