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.

An obesity-malnutrition link?

A diet heavy in unhealthy foods can quickly lead to serious problems involving malnutrition.

An apple a day…

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

Malnutrition—spot the signs

By recognizing subtle problems early on, you can help avoid the development of more serious complications.  

Exploring a dietitian’s grocery cart

Here's a hint: There aren't a lot of packaged and processed foods piled inside.

5 tips for attaining optimal health

Eat ‘mindfully’ and connect with your inner self in a meaningful way.

Patient Story

‘The experience of a lifetime’

Bariatric surgery helped Maria Palomares tackle longstanding weight problems—but she found real change comes from within.

When your heart’s on fire

Is it just heartburn? Or something more serious? The answers to 5 simple questions can help you tell.

Think you might have a food addiction?

There’s help available to conquer cravings—once and for all.

The superfoods of fall

Autumn will soon arrive, bringing with it the bounty of the harvest season.

Patient Story

‘I wish I’d done this years ago’

James Root overcame his longstanding aversion to weight-loss surgery and regains the active life he'd missed out on for nearly two decades.

Enjoy a bounty of farm market goodness

Fresh vegetables and fruits are a must for nearly every diet, especially those living with diabetes.