Gallbladder Diet


Low Fat Gallbladder Diet

For a limited time before the gallbladder is surgically removed, a low fat, mildly spiced diet is important. This will limit symptoms and can help prevent gallbladder attacks. Eat as wide a variety of the allowed foods as possible. One week after surgery you may slowly start to reintroduce normal foods back into your diet.

Good Foods (non fat/low fat)

  • Non-fat milk, Coffee, Tea (With Non-Fat Creamer)
  • Sodas, Fruit drinks
  • White, Wheat, Grain & French breads
  • English Muffins
  • Pasta, Rice
  • Cooked or Dry Cereal, Oatmeal,
  • Cream of Wheat (only non-fat milk with cereals)
  • Saltines, Graham Crackers
  • Lean Meats - White Fish, Poultry/No Skin (Baked, Broiled, or Barbecued-NOT FRIED)
  • Egg (Poached or Boiled) - One per Day
  • Low-Fat Cottage Cheese
  • Non-Fat Yogurt
  • Tofu
  • Broth , Low-Fat Chicken or Vegetable Soup
  • Vegetables - Steamed, Baked, or Raw
  • Fruits - All
  • Honey, Jam. Jelly
  • Sugar, Salt, Pepper, Syrup
  • Small amount of Spices, Herbs & Seasonings
  • Sherbet
  • Angel Food Cake
  • Jell-O,
  • Pudding (Made With Non-Fat Milk)

Bad Foods (high fat)

  • 1% Milk, 2% Milk, Whole Milk
  • Cream, Whipped Cream, Coffee Creamer

  • Doughnuts, Croissants, Breakfast Sandwiches
  • Pancakes, Waffles
  • Pastries
  • Granola
  • Snack Crackers
  • Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Salmon
  • Bacon, Sausage
  • Luncheon Meats
  • Fried Meats, Fried Eggs
  • Cheese, Yogurt
  • Pizza, Spaghetti, Lasagna
  • Chili, Creamed Soups
  • Highly Spiced or Seasoned Casseroles
  • Creamed, Fried or Au-Gratin Vegetables
  • Cabbage, Radishes
  • Pickles, Avocado, Olives
  • Butter, Margarine, Oil
  • Mayonnaise, Gravy
  • Peanut Butter
  • Salad Dressing

  • Ice Cream, Ice Milk
  • Cheesecake, Chocolate Cake
  • Custard, Puddings
  • Nuts, Coconut
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Laparoscopic Surgery NW
1802 S. Yakima Avenue, Suite 202
Tacoma, WA 98405
Phone: 253-234-1283
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