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    What is diverticulitis?

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    Chris Fonda

    Dietitian, Nutritionist, Sports Dietitian

    As an Accredited Sports Dietitian, APD and athlete (springboard diver), Chris has both professional and personal experience in sport at the sub-elite and elite level.Chris … View Profile

    Diverticulitis occurs when the diverticula (small pockets in the bowel caused by chronic constipation and low dietary fibre intake) become inflammed and infected. Symptoms of diverticulitis include abdominal pain, bloating, nausea and vomiting and diarrhoea. If you are suffering from diverticulitis you MUST seek adivce from your GP or doctor.

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