Exercise is a key factor in weight loss. This is true for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients also. As most weight loss surgery patients know, having bariatric surgery is not a magic weight solution, but a tool to help promote weight loss and keep it off. In order to maximize weight loss, exercise is crucial.
The cold weather in South Florida has us longing for warming, home cooked meals. Pork loin is a great choice because once you’ve dressed it and popped it in the oven, you can get a lot done around the house while it cooks, or even fit in some exercise. This is a simple, classic recipe
Don’t let Valentine’s Day weigh you down. It’s estimated that 58 million pounds of chocolate will be purchased during Valentine’s week, and 36 million heart shaped candy boxes will be sold. The average consumer will spend over $115 on Valentine’s Day food, gifts, and entertainment. Why not put your money to good use this Valentine’s
A new study is shedding some light on how our activity levels affect how long we live. Using data from over 3,000 people between the ages of 50-79, researchers examined participants’ activity levels using accelerometers for 7 days, then monitored them over the next 8 years. The results were surprising. Participants with the lowest level
The thought of a salad for dinner may make some people cringe, or wilt from hunger before they’ve even eaten. Some people may think salads are only a diet food, they’re tasteless, rabbit food, they won’t be filling. This salad doesn’t fall into any of those categories. This Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad is filled with
Summer is on its way in South Florida and it’s heating up! When the weather gets warm, many people enjoy a no-cook dinner that’s quick and easy to whip up after work. The trick is to find a recipe that’s simple, has only a handful of common ingredients, and actually tastes good. Enter Lentil and
Walnuts are versatile nuts that incorporates easily into many dishes, from salads to pastas to desserts. As with most nuts, they’re not low in calories, and they’re pretty high in fat, but they pack a nutritional punch that makes them a high fat high calorie snack that’s worth it. How often do you hear that?
Reducing your caloric intake without feeling hungry can be tricky, especially when you are planning and preparing for a lap band, gastric sleeve, or gastric bypass. Dr Shillingford, located in Boca Raton Florida is an obesity surgeon who specializes in gastric sleeve amongst other obesity operations. His staff is always filled with advice to aid
New guidelines published in May 2016 and endorsed by leading diabetes organizations, now call for bariatric surgery to be considered a standard treatment option for Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes accounts for roughly 90-95% of all diabetes cases worldwide and is characterized by hyperglycemia or high blood sugar. High blood sugar can damage nerve
Well, maybe not just 60 seconds; more like 60 seconds of “all out” cycling and 9 additional minutes of lower intensity exercise. Sound good? Read on to see how. The 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends that adults engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity