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Best Foods for Diverticulosis
Question: I've been diagnosed with diverticulosis. Does that mean I can no longer eat nuts, seeds, and popcorn?
Answer from: Kathleen Zelman, R.D., nutrition expert
Even with diverticulosis, you may be able to tolerate nuts, seeds, and popcorn. Be sure to check with your healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet.
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