Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis (cont.)
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A high-fiber diet is the mainstay of diverticulosis and diverticulitis prevention.
There has been debate over whether those with diverticulosis or diverticulitis should be advised to avoid foods such as nuts, corn, and popcorn. A 2008 study published in the The Journal of the American Medical Association found these foods may actually lower risk of the condition because of their high fiber content. Consult a health care practitioner for the dietary recommendations.
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