type 2 and have diverticulitus

Heather44118
By Heather44118 Latest Reply 2011-10-12 09:54:49 -0500
Started 2011-10-05 18:16:11 -0500

I was diagnosed on Friday with type 2 diabeties. I have diverticulitus and am having trouble finding quick snacks. I can't do nuts, seeds, corn, or beans. any suggestions. Thank you all :) Heather


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runthe
runthe 2011-10-06 19:31:51 -0500 Report

Thanks pixsidust for the fiber in foods table. I have Diverticulitis and love popcorn and nuts. I find it hard to stop eating them Now I can eat better and healthy snacks from this list.

pixsidust
pixsidust 2011-10-05 21:00:42 -0500 Report

Diet for Diverticulitis: Fiber in Foods Table
Amount of Fiber in Some Foods
Fruits
Apple, raw, with skin

1 medium = 3.3 grams
Peach, raw

1 medium = 1.5 grams
Pear, raw

1 medium = 5.1 grams
Tangerine, raw

1 medium = 1.9 grams

Vegetables
Asparagus, fresh, cooked

4 spears = 1.2 grams
Broccoli, fresh, cooked

1/2 cup = 2.6 grams
Brussels sprouts, fresh, cooked

1/2 cup = 2 grams
Cabbage, fresh, cooked

1/2 cup = 1.5 grams
Carrot, fresh, cooked

1/2 cup = 2.3 grams
Cauliflower, fresh, cooked

1/2 cup = 1.7 grams
Romaine lettuce

1 cup = 1.2 grams
Spinach, fresh, cooked

1/2 cup = 2.2 grams
Summer squash, cooked

1 cup = 2.5 grams
Tomato, raw

1 = 1 gram
Winter squash, cooked

1 cup = 5.7 grams

Starchy Vegetables
Baked beans, canned, plain

1/2 cup = 6.3 grams
Kidney beans, fresh, cooked

1/2 cup = 5.7 grams
Lima beans, fresh, cooked

1/2 cup = 6.6 grams
Potato, fresh, cooked

1 = 2.3 grams

Grains
Bread, whole-wheat

1 slice = 1.9 grams
Brown rice, cooked

1 cup = 3.5 grams
Cereal, bran flake

3/4 cup = 5.3 grams
Oatmeal, plain, cooked

3/4 cup = 3 grams
White rice, cooked

1 cup = 0.6 grams
Source: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 15.