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.

Lunch line vs. lunch box

Get the skinny on how you can ensure mid-day meals pack a nutritional punch this school year.

Just peachy

The sweet stone fruit with the fuzzy peel delivers a host of health benefits.

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Explore nature’s natural colors

Fruits, veggies and plant-based foods are essential sources of phytonutrients.

Blueberry power

This nutritious little fruit is good for the heart and digestive system, can reduce the risk of cancer and help with weight control.

Patient Story

The right combination

Mental fortitude and modern medicine are helping a standout athlete battle through inflammatory bowel disease.

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.

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.