Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Do nuts and popcorn cause diverticular disease?


Great news if you've been avoiding nuts, popcorn, etc. to avoid developing diverticular disease. Researchers have found in a large, prospective study of men without known diverticular disease that nuts, corn, and popcorn consumption may not increase the risk of diverticulosis or diverticular complications. This was recently published in JAMA.

So what happens if you have known diverticular disease?

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