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  • Celebrities: Reducing the Stigma of Weight Loss Surgery

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    Weight loss surgery often has a stigma attached, which can deter some people from electing to undergo the procedure. When a person is famous, their weight loss is often quite obvious. While some celebrities insist they were able to lose large amounts of weight with diet and exercise, other celebrities have opened up to the […]

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  • Benefits of Adjustable Gastric Band Surgery: Cost

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    For those considering weight loss surgery, the top three choices are adjustable gastric band, gastric bypass, and gastric sleeve surgeries. Each type of surgery has it’s own set of risks and benefits. In this series of blogs we will look at the benefits of adjustable gastric band surgery compared to gastric band and gastric bypass. […]

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  • Different People Lose Weight Differently

    Different People Lose Weight Differently


    A study is now confirming what many people have long believed: different people lose weight differently. Researchers at National Institutes of Health performed a 6 week inpatient study of 12 obese adults. Participants’ energy expenditure were calculated by whole room indirect calorimetry after fasting for one day, and then while on a diet with a […]

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  • Prediabetes: Reducing your Risk

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    In 2012, 86 million Americans aged 20 and older had prediabetes. That is, their blood sugar levels were elevated but not yet to the range to qualify them as diabetic. In prediabetes, sugar in the blood does not respond to insulin as well as it should, or the body is not producing enough insulin to […]

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  • Easy Weeknight Kale and Ham Frittata

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    Weeknights can be a difficult time to stick to your post weight loss surgery diet. After a full day’s work and everything else you have to do (pick up the clothes from the dry cleaners, help the kids with homework, take the dog for a work, etc), many people find it difficult to cook a […]

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  • Matcha Tea

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    Matcha Tea is one of the latest high profile foods to flood the social media circles, and may even be a topic of discussion amongst other health conscious parents waiting at the bus stop, fellow gym-goers, or those perusing the coffee and tea aisle in the grocery store. But, what is matcha tea and what […]

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  • Lap Bands and Liquids

    Lap Bands and Liquids


    May 6th is National Beverage Day. So, while many Americans may be celebrating with free flowing drinks, Dr. Shillingford’s practice would like to take this day to remind our lap band patients about how liquids are affected by their lap band. Essentially, drinks are not affected by the gastric band at all. Liquids easily slip […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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