Diverticulosis http://wunc.org en High Fiber Diets May Not Prevent Diverticulosis http://wunc.org/post/high-fiber-diets-may-not-prevent-diverticulosis <p>Contrary to what doctors have believed for decades, a high-fiber diet may not stave off one intestinal disease. That's the conclusion of a study from UNC-Chapel Hill. It found no correlation between a lack of fiber and a higher incidence of diverticulosis. Anne Peery is the study's lead researcher.<br><br><strong>Anne Peery: </strong>It's too early to tell patients what to do differently, but these results are really exciting for researchers. It gives us the opportunity to look at a disease process in new ways and to really rethink why people develop asymptomatic diverticulosis.</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 17:45:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 3382 at http://wunc.org