Gallstones are common and affect up to 20% of adults overall. The prevalence is increasing with rising levels of obesity and aging populations.2 Although many people with gallstones are asymptomatic and the overall mortality is low (0.6%), the associated morbidity and economic cost are high at approximately US$6.2 billion (£4.6 billion) annually in the USA.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-36
JournalDietetics Today Magazine
VolumeDec 2021
Issue numberPages 33-36
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2021


  • Gallstones
  • Diet


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