Preventing diverticular disease. Review of recent evidence on high-fiber diets.

​Exercising regularly and adhering to diets high in fiber, especially fruit and vegetable fiber, and low in red meat, and fat may help prevent the development of diverticular disease.

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Source of dietary fiber and diverticular disease incidence: a prospective study of UK women.

​Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods, especially fruits and cereals, may help guard against the development of diverticular disease in women.

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Diet and risk of diverticular disease in Oxford cohort of European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): prospective study of British vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

​Low diverticular disease morbidity and mortality risk is associated with individuals on vegetarian and high-fiber diets.

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Proportion and number of cancer cases and deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors in the United States.

​Unhealthy lifestyle and dietary habits, such as cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, physical inactivity, and consumption of diets high in red and processed meats and low in fruits, vegetables, fiber, and calcium, may increase an individual's risk of developing cancer.

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Alcohol and Cancer: A Statement of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

​Alcohol consumers are highly vulnerable to oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, esophageal (squamous cell carcinoma), liver, breast, and colorectal cancers.

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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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Health effects of saturated and trans-fatty acid intake in children and adolescents: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Children and adolescents on low-fat diets are less prone to develop cardiovascular disease.

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Fiber Intake and Survival After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis.

​Colorectal cancer patients on high-fiber diets may have a low tendency of dying from the disease.

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Whole-Grain Intake and Mortality from All Causes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer: A Systematic Review and Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies.

​A decline in total, cancer, and cardiovascular mortality risk is associated with frequent consumption of generous portions of whole grains.

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Cigarette smoking and the risk of mucinous and nonmucinous epithelial ovarian cancer.

​Cigarette smoking may promote the development of mucinous type of epithelial ovarian cancer in women.

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A prospective cohort study of cigarette smoking and pancreatic cancer in Japan.

​Individuals who are cigarette smokers may be highly vulnerable to pancreatic cancer.

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Smoking increases rectal cancer risk to the same extent in women as in men: results from a Norwegian cohort study.

Smoking is associated with increased predisposition to rectal cancer in both men and women.

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Do dietary lycopene and other carotenoids protect against prostate cancer?

​Frequent consumption of foods loaded with lycopene, lutein, zeaxathin, beta-carotenoids, alpha-carotenoids, and beta-cryptoxanthin may help boost an individual's defenses against prostate cancer.

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Plant-based diet associated with less heart failure risk

​Individuals who follow a plant-based dietary pattern are less likely to suffer from heart failure.

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Smoking and risk of age-related cataract: a meta-analysis.

​Cigarette smoking may promote the development of some types of age-related cataracts, such as nuclear and posterior subcapsular cataracts.

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