A member asked:

Dr. oz says that eating a lot of starch can lead to appendicitis, because it has a longer chance to cause fecaliths. is that true?

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Could: Dr. Oz is referring to decreased intestinal transit times with carbohydrates or starches. Anything that does this could increase the likelihood of fecaliths and subsequent appendicitis or even diverticulitis for that matter.

Answered 10/30/2020

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