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Can I do something to prevent gallstones?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: Diet
While gallstone formation may be heavily influenced by factors you cannot control (such as heredity), diet remains a major contributor. Gallstones are rare in non-western countries; we believe that our high cholesterol, high fat (esp saturated ones!) diet is the cause.
Ironically, rapid weight loss is a risk factor, so slow/steady dieting is best.

In brief: Diet
While gallstone formation may be heavily influenced by factors you cannot control (such as heredity), diet remains a major contributor. Gallstones are rare in non-western countries; we believe that our high cholesterol, high fat (esp saturated ones!) diet is the cause.
Ironically, rapid weight loss is a risk factor, so slow/steady dieting is best.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: Healthy lifestyle
There is no proven way to prevent the formation of gallstones.
The best advise would be to eat wisely, including a diet rich in fiber and fruit with fats predominantly rich in polyunsaturated fats; exercise regularly; and keep your weight as stable as possible. Good luck!

In brief: Healthy lifestyle
There is no proven way to prevent the formation of gallstones.
The best advise would be to eat wisely, including a diet rich in fiber and fruit with fats predominantly rich in polyunsaturated fats; exercise regularly; and keep your weight as stable as possible. Good luck!
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