On the right side of the abdomen, there is a vestigial organ called the appendix that resembles a little finger. Even though it is a relic of an organ, it is a component of our digestive system. Appendicitis refers to the swelling of the appendix, a small pouch attached to the large intestine. While the exact cause is often unknown, certain foods are more likely to cause appendicitis due to their impact on digestion. In this write-up, we will discuss what food can cause appendicitis, symptoms and prevention.