Cholecystectomy or Gall Bladder Stone Surgery is performed by the surgeons to treat gallstones permanently. In a gallbladder stone surgery, the surgeons remove the gallbladder (either partially or completely) as an effective treatment for gallstones. Gallstones tend to reoccur frequently so to avoid this scenario, gallbladder removal surgery is recommended by expert medical professionals.
Gallstones can be treated by both open and laparoscopic procedure, however, the dietary restrictions after any of the mentioned surgical method are near about the same.
There are certain dietary restrictions that you must follow after your gallstone operation. Today, Varanasi Hospital, the multi-speciality hospital in Varanasi will give you a glimpse on what to eat and what not to eat after cholecystectomy.
Consume a soft diet
It is not considered the best to introduce solid foods right after your gallstone surgery. Consider consuming a soft and bland diet for good digestion. In a soft diet, you can consume boiled and mashed – potatoes, khichdi, fruits, vegetables, and so on. The spices in your meals should only be limited to salt, pepper, and turmeric.
Eat small and frequent meals
The idea is to eat frequently so that you do not suffer from bloating. Eat in small portions throughout the day.
Drink healthy fluids
Constipation after gallbladder removal surgery is normal. To get relief from constipation, drink water and other healthy fluids – soup, juices, and dal ka paani throughout the day.
Avoid dairy products
Dairy products can interfere in your recovery. Hence, avoid dairy and its products completely.
Avoid fried and fatty foods
Fried and fatty foods are considered the unhealthiest foods in the world. They are not good for you because they add complications in your body that is trying its best to recover from the surgery.