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What To Eat And What To Not For Healthy Gallbladder?

One of the most used terms among the people nowadays is dieting. But most of the people are not even aware of what it exactly means. It means to consume the proper amount of nutrients and not stay hungry in order to lose weight. Diet is one of the most important aspect of healthy living. Let’s discuss the healthy foods for gall bladder, along with the unhealthy ones.

Healthy diet & Unhealthy diet for Gallbladder

Healthy diet for the Gallbladder

According to laparoscopic gallbladder surgery doctors, It is always wise to keep the diet checked whether one is at risk for developing gallstone or not. For a healthy gallbladder, it is advised to consume a healthy diet which is low in fat and cholesterol content, along with a moderate amount of calories but high content of fiber. These foods are good for gallbladder along with the rest of the body. These foods include

  • Green leafy vegetables

  • Fresh and seasonal fruits

  • Whole grains-brown rice, oats, wheat bread, bran cereal

  • Animal protein- poultry, fish

  • Dairy products such as milk and curd (low fat)

According to some studies certain food items can reduce the chances of gallstones or limits the symptoms of the same. For instance, caffeine present in the coffee lowers the chances of gallstones in both men and women. Also minute consumption of alcohol reduces the risk as well. Single serving of peanut every day have been found to lower the risk of it, especially in case of women.

The foods which are a strict no-no for

According to doctors who performs laparoscopic gallbladder surgery, most cases of gallstones happen due to following western diet chart. The western food is high in refined carbohydrates and saturated fats. The gallbladder attempts to squeeze out the gallstones, which blocks the flow of bile. Consumption of fatty food makes the condition even worse.

Foods to avoid for healthy gallbladder include

  • Fried food

  • High fat dairy products- ice cream, cheese, butter

  • Red meat, especially the fat

  • Highly processed food- cookies, doughnuts, burgers

Once the gallstone has already developed, changing diet is not going to help remove the gallstones. However, by adapting a healthier diet, the situation can be curbed and it can also ease the pain and other symptoms.

In a nutshell, adapt a low calorie diet and aim to a progressive weight loss plan along with regular exercise to keep this dreadful disease at bay.

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