The gallbladder concentrates and stores bile as a pear-shaped sac which it can release to help digestion after a fatty meal.
The Bland Diet is a type of diet designed to minimize irritation of the gastrointestinal tract. It is implemented for people who are suffering from conditions such as peptic ulcers and dyspepsia. The diet encourages intake of food that is easy to digest and tender. Fried foods and highly-seasoned foods are canceled from this diet. Dairy products, tender meats, fresh fruit juices form the bulk of this diet.