Following preventive measures should be followed to reduce the formation of stones:
- Do not skip meals- Spacing your meals and not skipping the important ones- breakfast, lunch and dinner- is important to prevent gallstones.
- Obesity- An obese person's blood is loaded with cholesterol and triglycerides, which increase the chances of gallstones. It is extremely important to maintain optimum weight if gallstones are to be kept at bay.
- Dietary habits- Having foods rich in fat and less in fibre are a sure-fire ticket to gallstones. Increase your intake of fibre-rich fruits and vegetables.