lowered blood cholesterol higher amounts of water

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Unformatted text preview: d DIVERTICULITIS -tre
atme
nt: antibiotics to de
cre
ase
 bacte
ria count and limite
d fibre
 intake
 to de
cre
ase
 bacte
rial activity (food for bacte
ria), gradually add fibre
 back (with ple
nty of fluids) to aid e
limination -physical activity promote
s GI muscle
 tone
 and pe
ristalsis iii.) Lowe
re
d blood chole
ste
rol -highe
r amounts of wate
r-soluble
 fibre
 (e
.g., oatme
al, le
gume
s ~30-40 g total fibre
/day) -me
chanism -bile
 is produce
d from chole
ste
rol in the
 live
r, the
n store
d in the
 gall bladde
r-bile
 is normally re
absorbe
d from the
 distal ile
...
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