This article will provide you with some good gallstones diet recipes so that one can avoid the allergic food items and consume something that is healthy and suits the body.
Not all people having gallstones manifest discomfort symptoms. In fact, several people having them are not aware of their existing condition. Thus, many a time, this condition is diagnosed while performing tests for other ailments. After being confirmed, the doctor may suggest a proper meal plan along with changes in lifestyle habits to reduce risk of an attack again. This article gives you a few good recipes, which you can consume safely while having this condition.
List of Recipes
A proper diet is suggested for this ailment to promote gallbladder function and prevent attacks. It is not at all about limiting fats and carbohydrates, but is based on including healthy fats and other essential nutrients in balanced amounts. Have a meal chart in front of you, and plan the meal menu accordingly.
- Green beans, ½ lb
- Medium-sized zucchini, 3
- Parsley, 1 bunch
- Celery, 4-5 stalks
- A dash of salt for taste
Wash and prepare the vegetables. If desired, you can cut them into large chunks. Using a steamer, steam these vegetables for 7 – 8 minutes. Or else, you can boil them with water. After they turn soft, transfer into a food blender, add a dash of salt, and make a puree. Drinking this nutritious vegetable soup helps in relieving gastric problems and gallbladder pain. Generally, fresh fruits and vegetables are excellent food choices. They are loaded with fiber, antioxidants, and major nutrients, which all aid in normal digestion processes.
- Flaxseed, 1 tablespoon
- Potable water, 2 cups
Flaxseed is an excellent source of healthy fats, called omega-3 fatty acids. Considering this flaxseed tea is a good alternative for inclusion in this diet, for safety purposes and prompt results, prefer using organic flaxseed. In a saucepan, add 1 tablespoon of flaxseed in 2 cups of water. Bring to a rolling boil, and turn off heat. Cover lid and allow to steep for 10 minutes. Strain and drink.
- Medium-sized beets, 2
- Fresh lemon juice, of ½ a lemon
- Flaxseed oil, 2 tablespoons
The rich nutrients of beet are supplemented with omega-3 fatty acid from flaxseed oil, resulting in an excellent salad. If possible, try to incorporate beet in your meals. This is a healthy food item that boosts the functions of both gallbladder and liver, thus reducing onset of gallbladder pain. To start with making beet salad, peel beet and grate coarsely. Add into a bowl, sprinkle lemon juice and oil. Toss well and serve.
- Medium, ripe avocados, 2
- Lemon juice, 1 tablespoon
- Salt, ⅛ teaspoon
Both avocado and lemon juice are included as healthy foods in the diet for a healthy gallbladder. Peel avocados, and chop them slightly in a chopping board. Transfer in a bowl, add lemon juice and salt. Lightly mash with a spoon and serve.
While deciding the daily meal menu, strictly follow the advice given by your doctor. Also, make alterations in the dishes to add variety. Otherwise, having the same food frequently will become very boring. The key tips are including more fiber rich foods and healthy beverages, while limiting the intake of fatty and preserved food items.
Disclaimer: This HealthHearty article is for informative purposes only, and should not be used as a replacement for expert medical advice.