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Diet after cholecystectomy


gallbladder Removal (cholecystectomy) – a necessary measure resorted to in case of unsuccessful treatment of cholecystitis (inflammation of gallbladder). Diet after cholecystectomy – is not temporary, but permanent.

Key recommendations

the surgery to remove the gallbladder it should be a long period of rehabilitation, which combines medical treatment, special diet and mode of life. It is important to remember that one of the main causes of disruption of the gallbladder is the irregular power – failure mode leads to stagnation of bile and the development of inflammation (and consequently, and operations). After surgery the patient will have to forget about overeating or skipping meals – you need to eat 4-6 times a day in small portions and at approximately the same time. Weight every serving is 200 – 400 g. the Diet is prescribed after cholecystectomy, the liver helps to work stably, prevent stagnation of bile in the bile ducts.

Advice on nutrition

After surgery, the patient is transferred to sparing diet. The protein is 90-100 g, normal fat content is reduced to 50-60 g, carbohydrates – 250-300 g. the Optimal calorie — 2000-2100 kcal. Excludes products rich in crude fiber, cholesterol, extractive substances, essential oils – all they provoke fermentation in the intestines. Food is mostly served in mashed form. Meat and fish are boiled (the meat you eat in a shabby, and the fish can be served as a whole piece without grinding). Also in the diet includes the following products:
• white bread (stale or, alternatively, dried in the oven), crackers
• Vegetable soup (in limited quantities)
• Jelly, mousse, jelly, pureed fruit drinks, baked apples
• Pureed soups from vegetables
• Fresh curd
• sour Cream (it is added to dishes)
• Protein omelets
• Unsalted butter
• Milk, sour cream, fruit sauces

Excludes all hot and cold. The norm of free fluid – 1.5 l, rate of salt – 6-8 g. in a few weeks, the rate of salt can be increased to 10 g, and the diet is recommended to enrich the following products:
• Rye bread (stale, yesterday's baking), dry biscuits, cookies, pastries nesdobnoe of dough stuffed with minced meat, apples and cheese
• Milk soups with added pasta
• not wiped soups with vegetable broth
• Dairy products (including low-fat and mild cheese)
• refined Vegetable oil
• Variety of cereals
• the Yolk (0.5-1 units day)
• Boiled or steamed vegetables, vegetable salad (instead of mashed)
• Fruit salad
• soaked low-fat herring
• Squash caviar
• the seafood Salad, boiled fish, cooked meat
• Dietary sausage
• Coffee with milk
• non-acidic fruits and berries (in addition to apples)
• Caramel, marmalade, honey, sugar, candy
• Juice
• Black and green tea
• a Decoction of wheat bran and rose hips

• Fried pies
• Baking
• Puff
• Any fresh bread.
• Mushroom, fish, meat broth, soup
• Canned
• Any fatty foods (dairy, meat)
• Refractory fat
• Legumes
• Spinach, sorrel, radish, radish, green onion, garlic, mushrooms
• Ice cream and chocolate
• Acidic fruits
• Products with cream
• Alcohol, soft drinks
• Spice


According to the reviews, diet after cholecystectomy observed on a regular basis, normalizes digestion and prevents bile stasis.