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I have been diagnosed with severe diverticulitis. Research seems to indicate that food is not correlated with problems, but they obviously have not talked to my colon. Need more information.

Below, please find links that should be helpful for you. Be sure to ask your doctor what type of diet he or she thinks you should follow. If this information is not helpful enough, I recommend that you ask your doctor for a referral to a dietitian. I hope you get better.

Diverticular Disease and Diet
Diverticulitis: Progressing From a Low- to High-Fiber Diet

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