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.

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.

Patient Story

‘Worth it in the end’

After adopting a healthier lifestyle, a 50-year-old Michigan man sheds pounds—and much of his medication.

Is that processed?

A dietitian offers tips for eliminating problematic foods and replacing them with whole, natural foods.

Navigate the grocery store like a pro

These tips and tools can help you keep healthy choices top of mind.

Gut health gets real

People are becoming more comfortable talking about bathroom basics. Turns out, that's good for our health.

A whole lot of goodness

Natural, plant-based foods can lower your intake of sugar, salt and unhealthy fats—and ultimately strengthen your fight against chronic disease.

Mocktail madness 

Spice up gatherings with creative twists on alcohol-free drinks.

Top stories of 2021

Find inspiration in these stories of hope and resilience.