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  • How Much Sugar is in Fruit?

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    Fruit can be high in fiber, and is often loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, but it is naturally sweet and does have sugar. The sugar in fruit is called fructose, which is a simple monosaccharide that is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Even though fresh fruit has “no added sugar,” it still does contain […]

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  • Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

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    For a quick and delicious meal or snack after your lap band surgery, try a peanut butter and banana smoothie. When your bananas are getting brown, don’t throw them out. Instead, peel and slice them and put the slices in a resealable bag or container in the freezer to use for smoothies. Pairing the banana […]

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  • Fast (and Easy) Fish in Foil

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    Fish can be very healthy and versatile, and is a great source of protein. It may be better tolerated after lap band surgery than beef or pork due to it’s natural flakiness. Fish can also be a quick and easy dinner meal if you bake or grill it in a foil pouch, making cleanup a […]

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  • Are Your Sleep Habits Affecting Your Weight?

    Are Your Sleep Habits Affecting Your Weight?


    In today’s society we seem to have so many things that occupy our time: social media, web surfing, reading, 24 hour news, friends and family, movies, catching up on your favorite show before the season finale. One thing that can suffer as a result is sleep. Perhaps we now have a reason to make sleep […]

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  • Take a Bite Out of Stress

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    Stress is our body’s way of reacting to a change. Stress can be a positive thing, such as keeping us alert while facing a danger. But without relief, stress can build until we can develop negative symptoms such as headaches, elevated blood pressure, GI troubles, and problems sleeping as well as worsen symptoms of diseases […]

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  • Don’t Drink Your Calories

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    When you are trying to lose weight, every calorie counts! Cutting out sugary drinks like juice and soda are an easy way to eliminate up to 140 calories per serving. Dr. Shillingford in Boca Raton florida advises all of his obesity surgery patients to be cautious not to drink unnecessary calories; think of how many […]

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  • Black Bean and Barley Soup

    Black Bean and Barley Soup


    Dr. Shillingford is a weight loss surgeon practicing in Florida and is highly skilled in the lap band procedures. Many weight loss surgeon patients have found soup recipes to be helpful post lap band in getting good nutiritional quality, warmth and hydration. We enjoy posting soup recipes; please feel free to enjoy and adjust to […]

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  • Autumn Spiced Apples

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    Introduction: Bring the smell of fall into your home with this easy to prepare dish! Bring the smell of fall into your home with this easy to prepare dish! Ingredients: 10 Gala apples peeled and cut into 1-in slices 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp cinnamon 6 tsp Splenda 2 tbsp light buttery spread Directions: Put […]

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  • Spinach and Bacon Pie

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    Ingredients: 6 eggs (use eggbeaters if that’s your thing) 1/4 cup 0% Greek Yogurt 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp onion powder 1/4 cup 2% milk 1 1/2 cups leftover creamed spinach. 1 cup shredded Italian blend cheese (use whatever you have or like) 3/4 jar of Hormel Real Bacon Bits (or you can cook […]

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  • Root Vegetables: a recipe for Post Lap Band Patients

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    Root vegetables are gaining more favor in cooking and health – nutrition content is high as well as high fiber and antioxidant content. In the winter months a warm saute or stew is enjoyed by families. We know our lap band patients are always seeking vegetarian recipes with high nutritional content. Here is an easy […]

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