- Beans and legumes.
- Bran, whole wheat bread and whole grain cereals such as oatmeal.
- Brown and wild rice.
- Fruits such as apples, bananas and pears.
- Vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, corn and squash.
- Whole wheat pasta.
Is a high fiber diet good for diverticulitis?
Research suggests that a diet low in fiber and high in red meat may increase your risk of getting diverticulitis—inflammation of one or a few pouches in the wall of your colon. Eating high-fiber foods and eating less red meat may lower the risk.
What is high fiber diet for diverticulosis?
A high fiber diet is still overall recommended to reduce risk of diverticulosis as well as diverticulitis (inflamed diverticula) that may develop from diverticulosis. Tips: Eat 30-35 grams of fiber daily. Spread out the fiber throughout your meals.
Can fiber Make diverticulitis worse?
While some researchers have linked a high fiber diet to a reduced risk of diverticulitis, this may not be helpful for someone experiencing diverticulitis flare-ups. Fiber adds bulk to the stool and may increase colon contractions, which can be painful during a flare-up.