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  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery Dietary Guide

    Gastric Sleeve Surgery Dietary Guide

    1. Eat 3 meals per day. Avoid snacking and grazing. 2. Eat small amounts. Initial portion size should be no more than 1 – 2 ounces – approximately 2 – 4 Tablespoons – of food per meal for the first month. At first you may not be able to tolerate this amount. Over time, you

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  • Gastric Bypass Dietary Guide

    Gastric Bypass Dietary Guide

    The purpose of your diet after gastric bypass surgery is designed to restrict caloric intake to produce desired weight loss, to help develop appropriate eating habits and to prevent disruption or obstruction of your pouch. In addition, it is strongly recommended to pursue weight loss in preparation for surgery. Even a small amount of weight loss

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  • Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    If you start cooking with herbs regularly you will not only boost flavor, you’ll also boost nutrition. Historically, herbs have been used for adding flavor to foods but research now proves herbs pack a powerful phytonutrient-punch that can slow aging, lower inflammation, assist with detoxification and improve health. Although many chefs will insist a good cook

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  • Advancing the Gastric Sleeve Diet to Solid Foods

    Advancing the Gastric Sleeve Diet to Solid Foods

    After a vertical sleeve gastrectomy, as you progress with advancing your diet from liquids to solids slowly you can select a variety of healthy fruits and vegetables. Eat slowly to avoid overeating and prevent stomach pain, nausea and vomiting. Over time, your stomach will adjust to its new size; you will not be able to

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  • Paleo Diet

    Paleo Diet

    Many Americans today are trying to lose weight in various ways; they are attempting numerous diets. One recent diet is the paleo diet for aiding obese, overweight individuals to lose weight. It is also know to be a healthy diet as well by many. At Dr Shillingford’s weight loss surgery practice (procedures such as sleeve

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  • Ethiopian Lentil Stew

    Ethiopian Lentil Stew

    This flavorful soup is made with a spice blend called berbere and the spiced, clarified butter known as Nitter Kibbeh ( instructutions below ). Berbere spice blend can be made easily from scratch, or purchased in most spice stores. The unique and rich flavor makes this dish well worth the minimal effort to make. Recipe

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  • How to be Calorie Smart

    How to be Calorie Smart

    Most processed foods like cookies, chips, candy, and sweetened beverages are considered empty calorie foods because they have little to no nutritional value. What these ARE packed with is unhealthy fats, sugar, and sodium, all of which contribute to excess calories and weight gain. The good news is that simple dietary exchanges can be made to

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  • Roasted Eggplant & Feta Dip

    Roasted Eggplant & Feta Dip

    This healthy dip gets a spicy kick from a fresh and dried pepper, without adding unnecessary sodium or fat to support your weight loss goals. Feta cheese provides the protein, olive oil provides the healthy fat, and the eggplant itself is great for skin health. Serve as a side, with toasted pita, or as healthy

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  • Sugary Drinks Linked to Harmful Body Fat

    Sugary Drinks Linked to Harmful Body Fat

    Sodas and sugar sweetened drinks have faced a lot of blame for contributing to the obesity epidemic, despite soda manufacturers insistence that overall diet quality is a larger contributor, as well as lack of exercise. But, another study has shown sugary drinks have a link to excess body fat. Even if your BMI doesn’t technically

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  • The Importance of Protein in Your Diet

    The Importance of Protein in Your Diet

    Dr. Kahlil Shillingford of Boca Raton, Florida specializes in the surgical treatment of obesity and offers treatment options including the Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve), Gastric Lap-Band, and Gastric Bypass. His experience has since touched the lives of patients traveling across the state from Naples, Sarasota, Tampa Bay, Orlando, and out of state as well as

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