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Is popcorn bad for the digestive system?

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Dr. Sean O Donovan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 35 years experience
Sometimes: Diverticulosis/ diverticulitis may be exacerbated by popcorn, although there is much argument about whether this is really true. The butter added is much worse for you, but there is nothing intrinsically bad about popcorn, but as in everything, moderation is appropriate.
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Last updated Jan 12, 2018
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