- 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.
What foods should be avoided with diverticulosis?
Actually, no specific foods are known to trigger diverticulitis attacks. And no special diet has been proved to prevent attacks. In the past, people with small pouches (diverticula) in the lining of the colon were told to avoid nuts, seeds and popcorn.
How do you keep diverticulosis under control?
The best way to help prevent diverticulitis is to keep diverticulosis under control. That means eating a high fiber diet – which requires 20 to 35 grams of fiber each day. Fiber is found in grains, vegetables, and fruits.
What helps soothe diverticulosis?
- water, coffee, and tea without milk.
- strained fruit juices with no pulp, such as white grape or apple juice.
- soft drinks or sports drinks.
- chicken or beef broth.
- ice popsicles with no fruit pulp or pieces.
- Jell-O without fruit.