Digestive Disorders

Digestive disorders can range from merely irritating to life threatening. The digestive system includes the mouth, salivary glands, stomach, liver, esophagus, gall bladder, pancreas, and small and large intestines. There are many misconceptions about digestive disorders, so we hope the contributions in this category will help us to better understand what it means to have one of these disorders.



Pears are high in fiber, vitamin C, vitamins B1 and B2, potassium. One medium-sized pear contains 16% of a person's daily fiber requirement. Pears are often eaten with ginger to calm the digestive system.

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