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2. Fatty Foods

Those suffering from acute or chronic diverticulitis should stay away from fatty foods. These foods move more slowly through the digestive tract and can cause constipation. They may also block the openings of diverticula thus provoking a diverticulitis flare-up. Diets high in fat also lack fiber for colon health. Not consuming enough fiber is linked with a higher risk of diverticulitis. So, it's best to avoid fatty foods during and after an attack of diverticulitis.

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