A 22-year-old female asked:
I eat a high fiber diet (a lot of all bran, whole wheat and veg/fruit). is it potentially harmful to eat too much and should i be worried?
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Dr. Bahman Omranianswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
High Fiber Diet : Will most likely not encounter any problems. Make sure your bowel movements are regularl & normal. Try to eat a varied diet so your body is exposed to all sorts of vitamins, minerals, proteins & other important nutrients. A high fiber diet may lead to colonic hypertrophy which is associated with sigmoid volvulus. This is rare & usually not seen with with the type of fibers mentioned in question.
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