Diet after Gallbladder Surgery

Gallbladder Removed? 10 Tips To Digest Fat

by John Douillard on May 12, 2016 | 61 Comments According to a study in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA), out of the 700,000 gallbladder-removal surgeries each year, more than 10% are still left with pain in the area that once was the gallbladder. (1) The current treatment involves inspecting the common bile and pancreatic ducts for a small stone, or […]

Diet and Postcholecystectomy Syndrome (PCS)

Daniela Radu1 Doina Georgescu2 M. Teodorescu1 st Surgical Clinic County Hospital, Timisoara, Romania Internal Medicine Department, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “V. Babes”, Timisoara, Eftimie Murgu Sq. 2, Romania Received: 14 July 2012; Accepted: 20 August 2012 ______________________________________________________________________________________ Abstract The postcholeystectomy syndrome (PCS) include: gastric discomfort, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, abdominal distention, diarrhea, or / and […]

The Gallbladder and Hormone Balance Connection. And, What Does It Mean When You Don’t Have a Gallbladder?

This guest article was written by my friend Debbie Graefer, L.Ac. MTOM Licensed Acupuncturist and Masters in Traditional Oriental Medicine. Debbie is the mastermind behind the great site called If you have ever searched online for gallbladder information (like symptoms, attack, foods to avoid, etc), you probably came across her site. I’ve asked her is she […]

10 Strategies to Eliminate IBS and Create Good Gut Health

About 60 million people — that’s 20 percent of Americans — have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These people struggle with miserable, often disabling symptoms like bloating, cramps, diarrhea, constipation, and pain. Numerous culprits contribute to IBS. Your gut lining can break down from stress; too many antibiotics or anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin or Advil; steroids; intestinal infections; a […]

What Medical Nutrition Therapy Guideline Is Recommended Post-Cholecystectomy?

Wendy Marcason, RDN   References Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Nutrition Care Manual. Gallbladder. Accessed April 25, 2014.. Poetincasa, P., DiCiaula, A., Bonfrate, L., Wang, D.Q.H. Therapy of gallstone disease. World J Gastrointest Pharmacol Ther. 2012;3:7–20. Glasgow RE, Mulvihill SJ. Treatment of gallstone disease. In Feldman M, Friedman LS, Brandt LJ, eds.Sleisenger and Fordtran’s Gastrointestional and Liver Disease, 9th ed, […]

Diet after cholecystectomy

Curr Med Chem. 2017 May 17. doi: 10.2174/0929867324666170518100053. [Epub ahead of print] Altomare DF1, Rotelli MT1, Palasciano N1. Abstract Patients with gallstones are often affected by alimentary disorders contributing to the onset of gallstones disease. Cholecystectomy can have nutritional and metabolic consequences in the short-term (diarrhea, abdominal pain and bloating) and in the long-term (increased Body Mass Index […]

So Your Gall Bladder Removed? You Can Still Achieve Optimal Digestive Health by Following These Guidelines!

Have you had your gall bladder removed? This incredibly common surgery (one of the most common of all operations performed) often promises to alleviate the painful digestive distress that comes with a malfunctioning gall bladder. Unfortunately, many people who undergo gall bladder surgery continue to have symptoms after the operation. Symptoms after gall bladder surgery can include: Bloating […]

PaleoWithoutGallbladder FAQs: How can I eat Paleo without a gallbladder?

My maternal grandmother, who many of you read about in my book, has no gallbladder. My father has no gallbladder. I’ve said it many times over, when I talk about my background and motivation to study and teach nutrition, that I live and eat in a way to do the best I can to prevent […]

What to eat after Gallbladder Surgery and other stuff

Info from a members nutritionist–what to eat after surgery and other stuff– (I copy/pasted her email) Here is some of the information laid out in a little more “reader-friendly” format than searching through all those links I sent you. I would recommend still checking them out because this is just the basics, but let me […]