Is it true that pts who have a history of diverticulitis should not eat small seeds (e.g. caraway, sesame, etc)?
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Family Medicine 11 years experience
Not anymore: This used to be what all physicians taught patients with diverticulitis. Research and current consensus has not held up this recommendation. In fact foods high in fiber, including those with seeds, can help prevent more episodes of diverticulitis.
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Internal Medicine 17 years experience
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Last updated Jan 14, 2021
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