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Tobacco smoking and the risk of diverticular disease - a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.

​A surge in the risk of diverticular disease together with its complications is associated with cigarette smoking.

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Adherence to a Healthy Lifestyle is Associated With a Lower Risk of Diverticulitis among Men.

​Adoption of healthy lifestyle habits, such as consuming of diets low in meat and high in fiber, exercising regularly, maintenance of healthy weight, and avoidance of cigarette smoking, may help protect individuals from diverticulitis.

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Great article/reference that supports the importance of fibre and limiting red meat consumption, for once again, protecting gut he... Read More
Friday, 08 December 2017 09:24
Deborah
Red meat is only part of the issue. There is also a substantial amount of info pointing at a whole foods plant-based diet from ma... Read More
Friday, 08 December 2017 14:09
Deborah
Here are a bunch more peer-reviewed papers on the specific issue of diverticulitis & diet, pointing at whole foods plant-based die... Read More
Friday, 08 December 2017 14:13
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Chew Chew Training for Improved Digestion

Chew Chew Training for Improved Digestion
There's an ancient story of a military commander who came down with the deadly disease leprosy. Hearing that there was a healer in a neighboring country, he set off with a contingent of soldiers. Finding the healer in a small, unassuming house, the commander made his request. "Go wash seven times in our river, and...
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