What to eat if you have no gallbladder
efficiently. Some people experience constipation after their gallbladder has been removed. Ensuring adequate hydration, movement and a diet rich in fibre can assist with this. Soluble fibre can be particularly helpful. Good food sources include berries, legumes and oats.
Given that your gallbladder was removed some time ago, there is no special diet you need to follow so I encourage you to be guided by your symptoms (if you experience any) and what feels
Bitter foods and herbs can help to stimulate bile production, so these can be highly beneficial. However, bitterness is not a flavour many people seek out. Some examples include green leafy vegetables and roasted dandelion root tea. Globe artichoke and St Mary’s thistle are two medicinal herbs that can be highly beneficial to efficient bile production, and a medical herbalist can advise you whether these would be suitable for you personally if this appeals.
Dr Libby is a nutritional biochemist, best-selling author and speaker. The advice contained in this column is not intended to be a substitute for direct, personalised advice from a health professional. Today’s article will bemy last column. It has been a joy to share information about the role of food and stress in your body and on your health over the last two years, and I hope you have found the information useful. I wish you much health and happiness for the future. -
Take care of your liver by amping up your intake of vegetables.