Nut, Corn, and Popcorn Consumption and the Incidence of Diverticular Disease

I’ve always been suspicious about recommending avoidance of these food items for patients with diverticulosis, primarily because these items are known to be very good for us.

However, this study finds that these food items not only did not cause problems, but nuts and popcorn actually prevented episodes of diverticulitis!! Now I guess the remaining problem is how long it will take for clinical practice to catch up with the research.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.