Flexi Says: The gallbladder stores bile made in the liver and squeezes the bile through tubes called bile ducts into your small intestine. Bile helps break down fats. Gallbladder removal surgery is usually done to cure gall-stones. Since an adequate amount of bile can flow out of your liver and through bile ducts to the intestine without having to enter the gallbladder first. So most people do not have any problems eating or digesting food after having gallbladder removal surgery. But some gallbladder removal side effects can affect the way of eating and digest fat-rich foods.