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Can people with diverticulitis eat flaxseed?

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Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 26 years experience
Depends : There are two schools of thought. And u guessed it, some say u can and others u can't! personally i feel that the biggest thing is formed soft bm. If ur stool is not hard, small pellets and u don't have to strain, eating seeds in moderation should b fine. Key is fiber fiber fiber and lots of water.
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