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.

The power of the humble potato

Often scorned, the lowly spud is actually a nutrition powerhouse.

Patient Story

‘We’re the colonoscopy couple’

Zeeland husband and wife double down on cancer prevention.

Patient Story

‘Living their best lives’

Timely surgery gives Kody Brant, born with a rare liver disease, a chance for a normal childhood.

Love your caffeine?

A dietitian unpacks the good and the bad of America's favorite pick-me-up.

New rules for colonoscopy

With cancer rates rising among younger people, experts urge screening to start at age 45.

Tips for a happy, healthy Halloween

You don't have to shun candy and treats in the season of sweets. A few simple tricks can keep you on track.

The secret to healthy holidays? Plan ahead

With the season of merry-making just around the corner, don't fret—just follow these top tips to keep your health in check.

Expert tips for wrangling cholesterol

While there’s no silver bullet to achieve lower levels, experts suggest a focus on lifestyle.

The power of pumpkin

This orange winter squash packs a lot of nutrition—and flavor—to a wide range of dishes.

Enjoy a bounty of farm market goodness

Fresh vegetables and fruits are a must for nearly every diet.

An apple a day…

This popular fruit delivers nutrients that boost your immune system, aid weight loss and improve the health of your brain and heart.

Patient Story

The road home

After a long rehabilitation from pancreas and kidney troubles, a Michigan man is eager for a return to normal.