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Doctor insights on: Low Fat Diet List For People Without Gallbladder

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Is it true you need to follow a low fat diet after having their gallbladder removed?

Is it true you need to follow a low fat diet after having their gallbladder removed?

Yes: Your gallbladder stores bile, a chemical that allows you to digest fatty foods. When your gallbladder is removed, you no longer can digest fat as easily. Until your body adjusts, eating a low fat diet will cut down on diarrhea and abdominal pain. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Hi I had an ultrasound scan today and was told I have debris in my gallbladder what does this mean will I have to eat a low fAt diet ?

Hi I had an ultrasound scan today and was told I have debris in my gallbladder what does this mean will I have to eat a low fAt diet ?

May help: It is crystallization of cholesterol and calcium salts that can result in the formation of gallbladder sludge (debris). It can grow to form gallstones. Moreover, this sludge can also lead to medical conditions like pancreatitis, gallbladder inflammation, etc. If no symptoms, no need for treatment, otherwise gallbladder removal can be considered. Low fat diet may help. ...Read more

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I went ultrasound scan doctor told I have polyphs in my gallbladder is this serious . My doctor advised no tablets and treatments necessary . Follow low fat diet alone?

I went ultrasound scan doctor told I have polyphs in my gallbladder is this serious . My doctor advised  no tablets and treatments necessary . Follow low fat diet alone?

Doctor can follow-up: The mayo clinic website says that gallbladder polyps less than 1/2 inch (about 10 millimeters) in diameter are unlikely to be cancerous and generally don't require treatment. However, the doctor may suggest follow-up examinations to look for changes in gallbladder polyps that may be an indication of cancer. ...Read more

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Had gallbladder surgery recently now having bad burning chest pain. Is it caused by excess of acids or bile? Taking lansoprazole and low fat diet.

Had gallbladder surgery recently now having bad burning chest pain. Is it caused by excess of acids or bile? Taking lansoprazole  and low fat diet.

GERD: Acid reflux is a separate problem and unfortunately in many cases patients suffering from gallbladder disease suffer from GERD as well and symptoms may be more noticeable now because they might have been attributed to gallbladder problem previously. See your gastroenterologist or surgeon to discuss further . Thank you. ...Read more

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How many grams of fat per meal is considered low fat for gallbladder diet?

How many grams of fat per meal is considered low fat for gallbladder diet?

About 30-40: It is recommended that our fat intake be 20-35% of our daily calorie intake--that translates into 45-75 grams of fat daily, depending on your total csalorie intake. So to follow a low fat diet you may consider about 30-40 grams of fat daily. To avoid gallbladder flare-ups I recommend avoiding cholesterol and fried foods ...Read more

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Fat intolerant after inflamed gallbladder. On low fat/high fibre diet. Lost 20lb. Could this be the reason I've had constant bouts of colds/virus/flu for 2mths? (i hydrate/rest/exercise/eat healthy?)

Fat intolerant after inflamed gallbladder. On low fat/high fibre diet. Lost 20lb. Could this be the reason I've had constant bouts of colds/virus/flu for 2mths? (i hydrate/rest/exercise/eat healthy?)

Yes it can: Any gallbladder issues from gallstones to gallbladder infections are said to bring about flu like symptoms. Your best response to make sure your treatment is working and the gallbladder issues are correctly diagnosed. If you have a doubt about treatment or diagnosis then call the treating doctor or get a second opinion. Congratulations on the weight loss and healthier lifestyle! ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I find a list of foods for a low carb, low fat diet?

Wanted to know where can I find a list of foods for a low carb, low fat diet?

See below: I would suggest you to go to our website, www.Weighstation.Net..For a list of recipes and other helps when it comes to low-carb dieting. Low-fat diet works because you lower your caloric intake. That's about it. However, low-carb dieting has been shown to lower the inflammatory response of carbohydrates and fat. Much of this information can be gotten from dr. Eric westman textbook on obesity. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more


Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more