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1 $21 Diverticulitis No More 7-Day Action Plan Step-by-Step Guide to Healing Your Diverticulitis With the Diverticulitis No More System

2 Here you have the Diverticulitis No More system broken down into an easy-to-follow 7 day action plan that will help you to stay focused and actually get through the program. One of the big reasons many people don t eliminate their diverticulitis is that they don t follow a plan and, more importantly, stick to it. They start a new program with a lot of enthusiasm and try to do too many things at once. Soon they become overwhelmed and give up. No matter how good the program was, they never gave it a chance to work because they became frustrated by trying to learn too much or do too much too soon. You will not have that problem. With this 7-Day Plan, I have given you the tools you need to achieve your dream of being diverticulitis free. I recommend you follow the plan day by day. While it might seem that you are only reading a few pages a day, but there s much more to it than that. By taking the time to answer the questions posed each day, you will actually be absorbing the information much more effectively and putting it to use. I think this will work for you much better than simply rushing through the Diverticulitis No More and then feeling that there is too much information and you don t know where to start. My goal is for the information I have put together to help you in a real, practical sense, not just to be something you read and then forget. So follow this 7-Day Plan and you will soon be feeling better and getting rid of your diverticulitis for good.

3 Contents Day Day Day Day Day Day Day

4 Day 1 Read pages 1 to 9 Self-Test 1. What is diverticulitis? 2. What are the symptoms of diverticulitis? 3. What are the causes of diverticulitis? 4. What tests can my doctor perform to diagnose diverticulitis? 1. Do I have any of the symptoms of diverticulitis? Which ones? 2. Do I have any of the causes of diverticulitis? Which ones? 3. Am I doing any of the things that can make my diverticulitis worse? What can I do to reduce or avoid these things? Action Plan 1. Which of the causes can I control?

5 2. Here s what I m going to do to control the causes: a. Step 1: b. Step 2: c. Step 3: 3. Ask my doctor which tests I should get for diverticulitis. Day 2 Read pages 10 to 18 Self-Test 1. Am I getting enough fiber in my diet? 2. How can I add more fiber to each meal? 3. What are the best ways to prepare vegetables? 4. What can I eat for breakfast that will give me more fiber?

6 5. What can I eat for lunch that will give me more fiber? 6. What can I eat for dinner that will give me more fiber? Action Plan 1. Here are 5 foods I will start eating to give me more fiber: 2. Here s how I m going to prepare each food: a. Food 1: b. Food 2: c. Food 3: Day 3 Read pages 19 to 30 Self-Test 1. What is an easy way to improve my colon health? 2. Which foods should I avoid?

7 3. What one thing can make me up to 78% more likely to get diverticulitis? 4. What number can tell me how much body fat I have? 1. Am I getting enough water each day? If not, why not? 2. Am I getting enough vitamins and minerals each day? 3. Am I doing any of the things that can make my diverticulitis worse? What can I do to reduce or avoid these things? 4. Do I have any allergies or conditions which would prevent me from taking any vitamins or minerals? (Ask your doctor if you are not sure) Action Plan 1. Start drinking enough water to stay hydrated and allow fiber to pass through the digestive system. 2. If you don t know, find out if nuts, seeds, corn, and popcorn cause you diverticulitis pain. One way is to try the Elimination Diet on page If you are overweight, start a moderate exercise program and eat smaller, healthier meals to achieve an adequate weight. Consult your doctor before starting any exercise or diet regimen

8 4. Determine which vitamins or minerals you are lacking and need to start supplementing. (Keep a log of what you eat and take. Your doctor can test you for deficiencies) Day 4 Read pages 31 to 38 Self-Test 1. Which herbs are beneficial for diverticulitis sufferers? 2. Which foods should you avoid and which should you include in your diet? 3. What should you take, eat, and drink during a severe diverticulitis attack? 1. Do I have any conditions which might prevent me from using any herbs? 2. Which foods do I eat that might be making my diverticulitis worse? 3. Are my bowel movements adequate?

9 Action Plan 1. Consider using herbal remedies, teas, or supplements to help heal your colon and prevent diverticulitis. 2. Check your stools every day for blood. If the stool is black, take a piece of it to your doctor for an analysis. 3. Try to have a bowel movement at the same time each day. Take fiber and acidophilus as soon as you wake up and before breakfast to help the bowels start moving. Day 5 Read pages 38 to 46 Self-Test 1. Can diverticulitis sufferers eat nuts and seeds? 2. Can you take enteric-coated supplements if you have diverticulitis? 3. What is the difference between diverticulosis and diverticulitis?

10 1. Am I taking stimulant laxatives? 2. Am I taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)? 3. Am I eating enough fiber? Action Plan 1. Start taking more natural laxatives (see page 39). 2. Ask my doctor what alternatives to NSAIDS I can use. 3. Start eating a more high-fiber diet. Day 6 Read pages 46 to 58 Self-Test 1. Which foods may be contributing to my diverticulitis? 2. What is the Elimination Diet?

11 3. Why should I be prepared for my doctor s appointment? 1. Am I eating too many foods which may be making my diverticulitis worse? 2. Would an Elimination Diet help me discover the trigger foods that are causing my diverticulitis? 3. What things can I do to prepare for my doctor s appointment? Action Plan 1. Reduce consumption of harmful foods and plan ways to eat healthier at home and in restaurants. 2. Consider undertaking an Elimination Diet for 4-6 days. Talk to your doctor before starting. 3. Prepare ten questions you would like to ask your doctor. Select the three most important ones and ask them to your doctor. Day 7 Read pages 59 to 65

12 Self-Test 1. Which rainforest plant can help relieve my diverticulitis? 2. What is one way to prepare cat s claw? Do I have any conditions which would prevent my from taking cat s claw? (Consult your doctor if you are not sure) Action Plan Consider taking cat s claw to help improve my digestive function.

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