Is there any recommendations regarding nutrition after a cholecystectomy?

I am an otherwise healthy 22yo female 2 months s/p cholecystectomy. The only reliable information I can find online talks about what foods to avoid so you don't experience GI symptoms. But I want to know what I *should* eat, any supplements I should take,,things I should look out for, in order to optimize my health. I am currently in graduate school-- i.e. constant high stress and not enough sleep, so I would like to do anything I can to stay as healthy as possible.

The only advice I can find is anecdotal evidence from patients' personal experience, but I would like to know if theres any science-based evidence on the topic. And if not, any personal experience from a medical provider whose seen any deficiencies or other trends in multiple patients.


Thank you in advance
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replied February 1st, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
The only thing that you should avoid is over eating of very fatty materials. Gallbladder only stores bile not a site of synthesis.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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