Diet and risk of diverticular disease in Oxford cohort of European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC): prospective study of British vegetarians and non-vegetarians.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations of a vegetarian diet and dietary fibre intake with risk of diverticular disease. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: The EPIC-Oxford study, a cohort of mainly health conscious participants recruited from around the United Kingdom. PARTICIPANTS: 47,033 men and women living in England or Scotland of whom 15,459 (33%) reported consuming a vegetarian diet. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Diet group was assessed at baseline; intake of dietary fibre was estimate...Expand abstract
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