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Bile is a alkaline that breaks down large fat globules, making it easier for enzymes to break it down into glucose and fatty acids. It's produced in the liver, and it's a green-yellow alkaline. Bile is stored in the gall bladder until it's needed. As food goes into the small intestine from the stomach, bile is released through the bile duct onto the food


Gall Stones

Sometimes gall stones form and they can block the gall bladder, causing bile to not be released and decreasing the efficiency of digestion. These stones can range from a few millimetres to several centimetres and can cause terrible pain