Digestive Health

Healthy Bowel Habits

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Mark Liponis, M.D.

You’ve been taught not to bring it up in polite conversation and certainly never to discuss it at the dinner table, but understanding (and, yes, talking about) your bathroom habits is an important first step in maintaining healthy bowels.

Understanding Lactose Intolerance

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Stephen Brewer, M.D.

People with lactose intolerance may find themselves frustrated by the dietary limitations of their disorder. Others may not even realize that they have it. Though it affects more than 30 million Americans, lactose intolerance is one of the most misunderstood and misdiagnosed digestive conditions.