Foods That Prevent Gallstones

Gallstones are minute particles similar to stones which are formed inside your gall bladder and cause severe back pain or abdominal pain. It can also cause you vomiting, nausea, pain in right shoulder etc. If left untreated, it can harm you a lot. It takes time to discover the presence of gallstones in your gallbladder. Millions of Americans and Europeans suffer from this problem and finally go to doctor for surgery as gallstones can be removed by surgery only. However there are some foods that prevent the formation of gallstones.

Spinach is considered very good food to prevent gallstones formation. This is because spinach contains massive amount of vitamin C and magnesium. Vitamin C is one of the top most antioxidants which protect you from several diseases. It also protects you from gallstones because it is very effective in lowering bad cholesterol and cholesterol is one of the biggest causes of gallstones formation. Again, magnesium in spinach relaxes the muscles of your gallbladder due to which you gallbladder‘s capacity to expand and contract becomes higher. Thus gallstones formation is prevented.

Tomatoes too are very good source of Vitamin C and magnesium. Once again vitamin C in it improves your liver functions by developing your immune system. Thus it doesn’t allow forming gallstones. Your blood circulation becomes normal due to vitamin C. Magnesium in tomatoes is very good for increasing your gallbladder efficiency due to which it can expand and contract when required; eventually gallstones formation is prevented. Above all, tomatoes contain lycopene, which is highly antioxidant. It protects your body from several diseases and also prevents gallstones formation.

Almonds too are rich in magnesium and other nutrients which do not allow gallstones to be formed in your gallbladder. Hence you should consume almonds regularly. Apples, grapefruits, water chestnuts are also effective in preventing formation of gallstones.

Black beans are also known to prevent gallstones. Broccoli, mustard greens are also very beneficial in protecting your body from gallstones formation.

Apart from tomatoes, watermelon too contains rich amount of lycopene which is very effective antioxidant. It fights from several diseases and protects you from gallstones formation. Watermelon also contains huge amount of vitamin C which is very effective in controlling gallstones formation.

Lemons are high rich in vitamin C and other nutrients which fight various diseases and do not allow gallstones to form in your body.