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What food should you avoid if you have no gallbladder?

The gallbladder acts as storage for large amounts of bile, which helps you digest fats. If you have had your gallbladder removed, you have less bile available for use during digestion. The smaller amounts of bile make it harder, but not impossible, for your body to digest fatty foods. It is recommended that you eat a low-fat diet to ensure that the food will be digested properly and not give you indigestion. Smaller, more frequent meals also put less stress on your digestive system. High fiber foods help to keep your bowels regular. For more information, visit

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