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  1. ​Low diverticular disease morbidity and mortality risk is associated with individuals on vegetarian and high-fiber diets.

  2. ​Unhealthy lifestyle and dietary habits, such as cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, physical inactivity, and consumption of diets high in red and processed meats and low in fruits, vegetables, fiber, and calcium, may increase an individual's risk of developing cancer.

  3. ​Alcohol consumers are highly vulnerable to oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, esophageal (squamous cell carcinoma), liver, breast, and colorectal cancers.

  4. ​Adoption of healthy lifestyle habits, such as consuming of diets low in meat and high in fiber, exercising regularly, maintenance of healthy weight, and avoidance of cigarette smoking, may help protect individuals from diverticulitis.

  5. How High Fiber Diets Reduce Diverticulitis RiskEach year, diverticulitis accounts for over 200,000 hospital admissions in the United States. Diverticulitis is a disease of the gastro-intestinal system in which  diverticular pouches become infected or inflamed.  The suffix "-itis" means inflamed, whereas the suffix "-osis" means "affected with".  Diverticulosis, the most common lo...
  6. ​Children and adolescents on low-fat diets are less prone to develop cardiovascular disease.

  7. Alcohol Significantly Increases Cancer RiskCancer is the second leading cause of deaths worldwide. Each year, over 12 million people are diagnosed with cancer and more than 7 million persons die from cancer annually. Cancer accounts for nearly 1 in every 6 deaths recorded worldwide. These numbers are frightening, but our lifestyle choices can influence our risk of developing cancer. The fin...
  8. ​Colorectal cancer patients on high-fiber diets may have a low tendency of dying from the disease.

  9. Soft Drinks May Boost Osteoporosis and Bone Fracture RiskThe sugary beverage industry spends billions of dollars every year on advertisements encouraging us to consume sugary beverages to refresh ourselves, but here is a caveat emptor: soft drinks have been implicated as a contributing factor to the development of many diseases , such as obesity, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, and Alz...
  10. ​A decline in total, cancer, and cardiovascular mortality risk is associated with frequent consumption of generous portions of whole grains.

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