Digestion

It's time to stop dealing with the bloating and gas that comes with an uneasy gut. These natural remedies and health tips will help you end stomach trouble once and for all.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Probiotics?

You may have seen the word "probiotic" in your grocery or health store lately – often on the labels for cheese or yogurt – and wondered what it meant. Probiotics are microorganisms that have been shown to address a host of health issues. They can be ...

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  • The Plan That Beats Your Bloat

    Put a stop to a puffy, painful belly with Dr. Robynne Chutkan's plan to beat your bloat.

  • Get Rid of Excess Gas, Pt 1

    Dr. Oz explains what causes the uncomfortable bodily sensation everyone goes through: gas. Find out which gas busting solution will banish the bacteria causing your bloating and help you wake up every morning with a flat belly.

  • Bloat-Busting Banana Smoothie

    Filled with probiotics, protein and fiber, this smoothie will help balance your belly bloat.

  • 8 Tips to Improve Your Digestive Health

    For some of us, digestive discomfort has become a fact of life, like never getting enough sleep or having too much to do. We complain about everyday ailments such as occasional gas, bloating and irregularity, assuming they are inevitable. But they don't ...

  • Dr. Oz’s Bloat Busters

    Bloating. It’s uncomfortable. But did you know it could also be a sign of something more serious? Dr. Oz explains the difference between normal bloating and toxic bloating. Plus, tips to prevent and ease a bloated belly. To learn more about dangerous ...

  • Yogurt Cheat Sheet

    Overwhelmed by the multitude of yogurt options? Use this cheat sheet to find the healthiest yogurt that will satisfy your taste buds and dietary needs.

  • 14 Mega Metabolism Boosters

    Metabolism is the process your body uses to convert food into energy. If your weight loss has plateaued, it could be a sign that your metabolism is in need of a boost. Learn what to eat and drink to turbocharge your metabolism and shed unwanted pounds fast.

  • Say Goodbye to GERD

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also know as GERD, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), a muscle at the end of the esophagus doesn’t close properly. This causes stomach acid used for digestion to back up, or reflux into the lower ...

  • Web Exclusive: Stomach Health

    Unsure what's causing your indigestion or nausea? Boost your digestive health with these expert tips to minimize discomfort associated with acid reflux, ulcers, constipation and other stomach-related issues. Visit our Gentle Stomach Center so you ...

  • Quiz: Tackling Tummy Troubles

    Acid reflux. Heartburn. Indigestion. Bloating. Nausea. Upset stomach. Constipation. Whichever condition ails you, they can all signal tummy trouble. Each year millions of Americans are diagnosed with gastrointestinal illnesses ranging from peptic ulcers ...

  • 3 Foods for a Healthy, Happy Stomach

    Dr. Oz reveals the 3 essential foods we all need to keep our gut in check. Find out what they are and how they help keep us full, pain-free and regular.

  • Heartburn, Pt. 1

    Don’t turn a blind eye to heartburn symptoms. Frequent flare-ups can have deadly consequences: esophageal cancer. Learn the common causes and dietary mistakes that result in heartburn and when you should see a doctor. Click here to watch Part 2.

  • Gluten-Free Balsamic-Marinated Tofu with Herbs and Sautéed Spinach

    This recipe is not only delicious and healthy, but gluten-free too!

  • Heartburn Helpers

    Giving neutralizing solutions the acid test

  • Dr. Oz's Stomach Pain Checklist

    Cramping. Bloating. Nausea. Aches. Whatever word describes your symptoms, many Americans are ignoring or self-medicating their stomach pain. It’s time to stop and listen to what your stomach is telling you. Use Dr. Oz’s “abdominal clock” to decipher your stomach pain and learn when its telling you it’s time to go to the doctor.

Digestion Directory

  • Bloat-Busting Food Guide

    Deflate your bloated belly by adding these tasty, bloat-busting foods into your diet.

  • Dr. Aviv's 20 Surprising Acidic Foods

    Prevent damage to your esophageal lining by limiting the intake of these acid-forming foods.

  • Quiz: How Well Do You Know Probiotics?

    You may have seen the word "probiotic" in your grocery or health store lately – often on the labels for cheese or yogurt – and wondered what it meant. Probiotics are microorganisms that have been shown to address a host of health issues. They can be ...

  • 14 Mega Metabolism Boosters

    Metabolism is the process your body uses to convert food into energy. If your weight loss has plateaued, it could be a sign that your metabolism is in need of a boost. Learn what to eat and drink to turbocharge your metabolism and shed unwanted pounds ...

  • 3-Step Oligoantigenic Diet

    Weed disease-causing irritants out of your diet with this 3-step oligoantigenic plan.