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Low risk of symptomless diverticular disease is associated with vegetarians.
High dietary ingestion of fiber-containing foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and potatoes, may help to ward off diverticular disease in women.
A surge in the risk of diverticular disease together with its complications is associated with cigarette smoking.
Symptomatic diverticular disease is less likely to occur in individuals adhering to a diet high in fiber and low in red meat and fats.
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.
Adequate intake of fiber-rich foods, especially fruits and cereals, may help guard against the development of diverticular disease in women.
Low diverticular disease morbidity and mortality risk is associated with individuals on vegetarian and high-fiber diets.
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.
Increased consumption of vegetarian diets may cut down the risk of gastro-intestinal diseases, such as gall stone, constipation, diverticular disease, and cancer.
Generous intake of vegetarian and high-fiber diets may cut down diverticular disease risk.