Study: High-fiber, vegetarian diets reduce diverticular disease risk

07/24/2011 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Vegetarians had a 31% lower risk of developing diverticular disease compared with people who ate meat, according to a study in BMJ by University of Oxford researchers. People who ate the most fiber had a 42% lower risk of diverticular disease than those who ate the least; meat eaters who consumed lots of fiber reduced their risk by 26% compared with those with the lowest fiber intake.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC
Senior Paralegal - Research & Development, and Medical
Boehringer Ingelheim
CT
Junior to Mid-Level FDA Associate
Morgan Lewis
Washington, DC
Senior Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston-Salem, NC