Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Director's Comments: Surprise: Nuts & Popcorn Curb Diverticulitis

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments called "Surprise: Nuts & Popcorn Curb Diverticulitis." The transcript is also available.

In a challenge to common clinical advice, a national study found eating nuts, corn, and popcorn are not associated with a risk of diverticulitis, a disease of the colon. The findings, recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, are the first comprehensive study of the impact of eating nuts, corn, and popcorn on diverticulitis...


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