The gluten-free diet, fashion or necessity?

It is increasingly common to find stores and restaurants to buy food “gluten free”. And many people have decided to eliminate gluten from your diet completely, with the conviction that it is bad for health, makes them fat or hurts them. This has resulted in a new fashion, even a health need for many people … Continue reading “The gluten-free diet, fashion or necessity?”

What are Diverticula?

A diet rich in fiber foods, reduces the likelihood of diverticula. Diverticula are small sac-shaped bumps that can occur in any portion of the gastrointestinal tract, but which is most often appear in the colon, affecting between 5 to 10% of the population, being more frequent after 50 years. A diverticulum is simply an invagination … Continue reading “What are Diverticula?”