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Gallbladder Diet: What To Eat And What To Avoid

The gallbladder is a small organ in the upper right part of the belly. Bile, which the liver produces and stores, is a fluid that breaks down fat. Gallbladder disease comes in many forms, such as infection, inflammation, and gallstones. One of the most common stomach problems in the U.S. is gallstones, which are a type of liver cancer. 10% to 20% of people who have been told they have gallstones will have signs within five to twenty years, but they don’t always happen.

Shilpa Mehra Dang, MD, a doctor at the Medical Officers of Manhattan and contributor to LabFinder, talks more about how food affects the gallbladder and how to avoid problems with the gallbladder. Read the article.