Diseases and Conditions Nutrition

Diverticulitis Diet: Foods to Eat And Foods to Avoid


Foods To Eat To Help With Diverticulitis

Low Fiber Foods During Flare Ups

Low fiber foods will digest more easily to reduce the work of the digestive tract. Foods that fall into this category include:

• White breads, pasta, and rice, including congee

• Oatmeal and porridge

• Dry, low fiber cereals

• Applesauce

• Canned peaches

• Olive oil and other oils

• Yellow squash, zucchini, or pumpkin – peeled, no seeds, and sauteed in oil

• Cooked or marinated spinach, carrots, asparagus

• White or yellow potatoes with no skin

• Fruit and vegetable juice