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  • Food Highlight: Lemons

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    Lemons first achieved fame from on board the ships of early explorers by helping sailors prevent scurvy, which was then a common disease on the high seas. The lack of fresh fruit and produce took a huge toll on the sailors’ bodies and many died from malnutrition while at sea. While lemons were viewed as […]

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  • 5 Reasons to Ditch Soda Forever

    5 Reasons to Ditch Soda Forever


    Soda is the guilty pleasure of many Americans, both young and old. Soda is the most consumed beverage (aside from water), beating out milk, coffee, tea, and beer. The average American drinks the equivalent of over 450 12 ounce cans of soda per year. Whether it’s cola or uncola, regular or a low calorie version, […]

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  • Benefits of Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery: Reversibility

    Benefits of Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery: Reversibility


    In the second series on the benefits of lap band surgery we discuss reversibility. One benefit to adjustable gastric band surgery that is not seen with gastric sleeve or gastric bypass weight loss surgeries is that it is reversible. If you do not want to have the lap band anymore or if it medically needs […]

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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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  • Yoga and Stand Up Paddleboard – Try it!

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    Yoga and SUP (stand up paddleboard) are gaining a great deal of opportunity. There are many reasons from the Florida Keys to Boca Raton and Jacksonville Florida stand up paddleboard is growing in access and popularity. Our weight loss surgery such as lap band surgery patients are always looking for new ways to exercise and […]

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  • Is it fun or exercise? The framing of physical activity biases subsequent snacking: Dr Kahlil Shillingford’s Florida lap-band surgery practice weighs in.

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    The general ineffectiveness of exercise as a weight-loss strategy has puzzled many researchers and physicians for quite some time because many people who start exercising do not lose as much weight as would be expected, given their increased energy expenditure. A recent study in the Journal of Research in Marketing (May 2014) examined the psychology […]

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  • Tighter Skin for a Slender New You

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    Dr. Shillingford has spent close to a decade working with patients struggling with weight from all over Florida and the surrounding vicinity. While many patients are locals from Aventura, Hialeah, South Beach, and Fort Lauderdale, some travel to his South Florida office in Boca Raton from Central Florida (Orlando, Lakeland, Ocala) and the West Coast […]

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  • Spas and Weight Loss

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    The secret to feeling your best may not always come from a doctor’s office. Healthcare providers, researchers, and patients are accustomed to the idea of treating diseases with the mentality of only when it’s broke, fix it. Ask yourself whether you would rather pay for a new automobile engine or simply perform a scheduled oil […]

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