Diverticular Disease

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Dietary fibre and asymptomatic diverticular disease of the colon.

Generous intake of high-fiber diets may help to thwart the development of asymptomatic diverticular disease of the colon.

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Symptomless diverticular disease and intake of dietary fibre.

Low risk of symptomless diverticular disease is associated with vegetarians.

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

High dietary ingestion of fiber-containing foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and potatoes, may help to ward off diverticular disease in women.

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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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A prospective study of diet and the risk of symptomatic diverticular disease in men.

​Symptomatic diverticular disease is less likely to occur in individuals adhering to a diet high in fiber and low in red meat and fats.

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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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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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Vegetarianism, dietary fiber, and gastro-intestinal disease.

Increased consumption of vegetarian diets may cut down the risk of gastro-intestinal diseases, such as gall stone, constipation, diverticular disease, and cancer.

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

Generous intake of vegetarian and high-fiber diets may cut down diverticular disease risk.

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