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What foods increase bile production?

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Foods that promote bile production include red beets, sauerkraut and artichokes, as stated by Dr. David Williams. Eating these foods can help those with improper gallbladder function.

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When the gallbladder does not produced enough bile it can make food digestion difficult. People with this problem have symptoms like severe abdominal pain, cramping, heartburn, nausea, shaking, chills, fever, jaundice and unusual stools.

Those looking to encourage the production of bile in their body may consider eating some foods like sauerkraut, beets and artichokes. These foods contain compounds like caffeoylquinic acid that encourages the production of bile. Patients should always speak with their doctors before attempting any new diet to improve their gallbladder health.

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