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A High-Fiber Diet Does Not Protect Against Asymptomatic Diverticulosis

URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3724216/#S9title

Journal: Gastroenterology

 Publication Date: 02/2012

Summary: A high-fiber diet and increased frequency of bowel movements are associated with greater, rather than lower, prevalence of diverticulosis. Hypotheses regarding risk factors for asymptomatic diverticulosis should be reconsidered.