Items Tagged ‘Digestive Health’

November 29, 2016

Minimally Invasive Bariatric Procedure Brings Relief, Joy in Food Again

By Alyse Brunella Alyse Brunella

Stephanie Cortez battled weight issues for most of her life, until she decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery. She adopted a healthier lifestyle and better eating habits. But everything changed in 2014 when Stephanie developed a bleeding stomach ulcer and was diagnosed with dumping syndrome – a condition that occurs when food moves from the […]

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Tags: Digestive Health, Healthy Living


November 7, 2016

How Dietary Fiber Makes You Healthier

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

You’ve probably heard that fiber can help regulate your digestive system, but the benefits from eating fiber don’t end there. Fiber can help with weight control because it helps make you feel fuller. Additionally, it can lower your cholesterol and regulate blood glucose. So how should you get your fiber fill? Eat your way to […]

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Tags: Digestive Health, Healthy Living


September 9, 2016

National Food Safety Month

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

September is National Food Safety Month and with the kids going back to school, there’s no better time to review safe food practices. It’s not only important to make smart grocery choices, but understanding safe eating environments is also a must. Listen, we know you’re all busy, so we’ll keep it simple. Just remember the […]

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Tags: About Kids & Teens, Digestive Health, Healthy Living


August 10, 2016

Become a pro on the power of probiotics

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

You’ve probably heard that probiotics are great for your digestive health, but they can do a lot more than you may think.  Probiotics have the potentially to treat a number of health concerns from irritable bowel syndrome to severe cold and flu symptoms. And not only are they powerful, they’re also incredibly easy to incorporate […]

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Tags: Digestive Health


May 24, 2016

Knowledge of Positive Cologuard Test Improves Colonoscopy Performance, Mayo Clinic Study Shows

By Ali Skahan Ali Skahan

Colonoscopies: not fun to talk about, even less fun to experience. But they’re a necessary part of adulting. If you’re unfamiliar with Cologuard, it’s a Mayo Clinic at-home colon cancer screening kit that may help make an uncomfortable process just a little bit easier. Mayo Clinic research has even found that knowledge of a positive […]

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Tags: Digestive Health


February 3, 2016

6 Fast & Easy Ways to Avoid Heartburn

By Rebecca McRoberts Rebecca McRoberts

Looking for an excuse to skip the skinny jeans and wear sweatpants today? Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Jeffrey Alexander shared some surprising ways to avoid heartburn – and wearing comfy clothes is one of them!

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Tags: Digestive Health


November 24, 2015

What Is the Best Drink to Help Ease Nausea?

By Kelsey Mohring Kelsey Mohring

A little overindulgence at Thanksgiving may have you reaching for a cola to ease your stomach. Dr. Lawrence Szarka, a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, finally explains the science behind this commonly known but rarely understood remedy.

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Tags: Digestive Health


November 9, 2015

Celiac Disease

By Tameka Davis Tameka Davis

You’d be surprised what the actual symptoms of celiac disease are. It’s not just an upset stomach or heartburn. Learn the symptoms and find out what could be putting you at risk. #CeliacDisease

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Tags: Digestive Health