Digestive Health & Disorders

Digestion is a fascinating and complex process. Knowing the ins and outs of your digestive system can help you better understand what to eat (and what to avoid) to maintain digestive health, as well as what to do when something goes wrong.

Food for the ages

The risk of malnutrition grows as you get older. The right diet can strengthen your defenses.

‘I can reach the world again’

Once a pro boxer and prison guard, Kristina King had long been sidelined by injuries. After robot-assisted surgery, she's back on the move.

Reap the benefits of tomatoes

The harvest bounty offers a wonderful opportunity to boost your nutrition with some creative dishes.

Patient Story

‘Such a joy’

A colorful string of bravery beads shows a baby girl’s remarkable journey.

Plant power—even in a hurry

Don't let a busy day derail your plan to eat more fruits, veggies and whole grains.

Get control of GERD symptoms

Cool your heartburn with these four tips from a doctor who knows.

Navigating the yogurt aisle

Mankind has complicated this centuries-old favorite. A few practical guidelines can help you simplify your yogurt expedition.

Patient Story

‘So much more energy’

Short medical fasts are giving a Michigan mom improved health and vitality.

Beware sodium stealth bombs

Suss out those sneaky salt sources by improving your label literacy and falling in love with home-cooked meals.

Sensitive tummy? Or something more?

A gastrointestinal specialist shares the need-to-know facts about irritable bowel syndrome.

Asparagus, it’s your time to shine

How to make the most of spring’s healthiest stalks.

More of this, less of that

Want to toughen your ticker? The food choices you make today can promote a healthier heart tomorrow.