What Are the Worst Foods to Eat If You Have Gallbladder Problems?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 15, 2020 9:15:36 PM ET
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Individuals who have gallstones or other gallbladder problems should avoid highly processed foods such as cake, pie and doughnuts as well as dairy products such as ice cream, cheese and butter, according to WebMD. Foods that are high in refined carbohydrates and fried foods are also problematic. Foods with high amounts of saturated fat, including red meat, can cause a more significant blockage of bile outflow in the gallbladder, worsening the symptoms of gallstones.