Digestive Health Team

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Buffalo Chicken Strips

Recipe: Baked Boneless Buffalo Chicken Strips

Tags: chicken, Recipes

Make these spicy chicken “wings” lower in fat by using skinless chicken and heart-healthy canola oil. Use hot red pepper sauce instead of traditional barbeque sauce to eliminate the extra sugar.


older man holding chest

Get Your Hiatal Hernia Fixed Right the First Time

Tags: acid reflux, Barrett’s esophagus, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), hernia, hernia surgery, hiatal hernias

Hiatal hernias are much more common among patients in their 70s and 80s. If you need surgery, it's best to get treated at a comprehensive hernia center.


Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Recipe: Ginger-Peanut Chicken Lettuce Wrap

Tags: chicken, fruits and vegetables, lunch, Recipes

Packed lunches can get boring, but this flavorful and healthy chicken salad wrap will spice up your work week. Exotic ingredients like ginger, lime, and soy create a new twist of flavor.


surgeon with patient

What are the Best Surgery Options for Your Pancreatic Condition?

Tags: acute pancreatitis, cancer, pancreas, pancreas transplant, pancreatic cancer, pancreatic disease, pancreatic transplant, Whipple procedure

The Whipple surgical procedure can provide an effective treatment for both cancerous and benign conditions in the front portion of the pancreas.


9 Fruits and Veggies to Keep on Your Shopping List

9 Veggies and Fruits to Keep on Your Shopping List (Infographic)

Tags: fruits and vegetables, infographic, kale

Although watercress dominated other veggies in a new study on nutrient density, eating a variety of veggies and fruit is still important. Discover nine of our favorites.


Sick Chid Vomiting

Do You Know When to Visit the ER for Vomiting?

Tags: crohn's, Crohn's disease, food poisoning, stomach ache, stomach flu

Vomiting can be tied to different conditions that may pass on their own. In other cases, you may need a trip to the emergency room for intravenous fluids. Know when to treat the issue at home and when to see a doctor.


bowel discomfort

Help for Fecal Incontinence: Take Control of Your Bowels

Tags: bowel control issues, bowel disorder, diarrhea, fecal incontinence

Bowel problems aren't as uncommon as you might think. Treatment is available, and you don't need to suffer from this uncomfortable disorder.


Recipe: Loaded Baked Potato

Recipe: Loaded Baked Potato With Black Beans

Tags: fruits and vegetables, grilling, healthy diet, summer

Try this protein-packed vegetarian meal for days when you don't have time to cook. Bake the potato in the microwave, add beans and other ingredients and serve with frozen steamed vegetables. It's ready in 10 minutes!


Bulger Salad

Recipe: Fresh Mediterranean Bulgur Salad

Tags: healthy diet, Recipes

This salad offers the fresh taste of grape tomatoes, cucumbers and dill in an olive oil, lemon and vinegar dressing. It also calls for bulgur, a whole grain that is full of fiber.


Recipe: Yogurt Fruit Dip

Recipe: Yogurt Honey Dip With Fruit Kabobs

Tags: fruits and vegetables, healthy dessert, Recipes

This simple, sweet and healthy treat is delicious and good for you too. Probiotics in the yogurt introduce beneficial bacteria to the gastrointestinal tract and can help support your digestion and immune health.