Diet & Nutrition

Unhealthy eating habits can affect anyone, especially busy families often “running on empty.” Get tips and practical advice on nutrition and weight management to help you improve your efforts with ease.

Patient Story

A new way of life

A retired professor charts a fresh path of plant-based eating—and he feels no need to look back.

Feed your microbiome

Find a host of delicious foods to brighten your plate and bolster good bacteria in your belly.

Patient Story

‘It changes your relationship with food’

After suffering a severe leg injury, a Michigan man turns to a culinary medicine cooking class to focus on his health.

Sip your way to a healthier you

You can enjoy many of your favorite drinks when you're looking to hydrate—but water will always command the top spot.

Beware the microbiome killers

Fried foods, refined sugars and other highly processed items wreak havoc on gut health.

Try these 3 fresh veggies today

A dietitian offers her top tips for preparing these summer favorites.

Making women’s health a priority

Convenience and connection are key ingredients to an effective women's health program.

Sweet or tart, cherries are magical

A dietitian shares 6 surprising health reasons why you should eat this remarkable fruit.

Patient Story

‘I’m going to get better’

Bariatric and back surgery helped a Muskegon man lose weight—and gain a new life.

Patient Story

‘It will be a blessing’

A Michigan woman learns bariatric surgery isn't just about weight loss—it's about fighting chronic illness, too.

Patient Story

‘I needed an abrupt change’

A Michigan dad with a history of blood pressure problems whittled out time for a nine-week health program—and it changed his life.

Welcome to the probiotics party

As building blocks of your microbiome, these organisms play a lead role in shaping good health.