I thought the liver produced cholesterol during the process of dealing with fat ??? Isn't cholesterol converted fat that the body stores until it can deal with it? so it would make perfect sense that in trying to deal with the large dose of ingested fat that the liver... wrapped it in? converted it to? cholesterol...I guess the possibility of no stones is reallty my final concern... could it be that the liver is so maxed out by the overload that it is NOT doing it's job by this point and cannot even wrap/convert the olive oil and ot just kind of rolls over and lets it pass thru? I hope you understand I am not putting down or invalidating anyone's opinion, just searching for more information...thanks for your input.