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
Father’s Day is Sunday, June 19th, so get ready to celebrate with the dad in your life! One dinner idea is a delicious and healthy steak dinner. What dad doesn’t enjoy a grilled steak dinner? You don’t have to mention the “healthy” part, the “delicious” part will more than do its part to make dad
Are you looking to incorporate more vegetables into your diet? Vegetables are often high in fiber, low in calories, and are chock full of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Adding low carbohydrate vegetables, such as zucchini, into your diet is a good way to feel fuller without adding a lot of calories. This can help you
It is hot in South Florida, and that means one thing: hydrate! Having enough water is crucial for everyone, but staying hydrated is essential for bariatric patients. With a reduced stomach size, gastric sleeve and lap band patients may have to sip smaller amounts of water more often than their nonsurgical cohorts to get the
Three ingredient recipes are great not only because they are usually super easy, but because you probably have all the ingredients at your house already. That means no need to stop at the store on the way home. That means you won’t be tempted to stop for take out instead of stopping at the market.
School is out and parents and grandparents may find themselves making innumerable snacks each day for their young ones. It’s hard to fix several snacks a day and not want to partake. Well, this snack is one that even gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients can feel good about sharing with the kids.
The benefits of bariatric surgery seem to be in the news more and more frequently. With obesity levels reaching as high as 35% of Americans, many people are turning to gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and adjustable lap band surgery to help them control their intake and help promote weight loss. While bariatric surgery is more
If you live in South Florida, chances are good that you either have or know someone who has a mango tree. Summer is when most mangos are ripe, and mango season is upon us. Mango trees can produce over a hundred mangos each year. After the first dozen, you may grow a little tired of
We love protein rich, vegetable packed muffin cup meals. Scroll back through Dr. Shillingford’s blog posts and you’ll find a plethora of recipes using muffin cups. Why? They’re cute, yes, but that’s not (completely) why. Read on for three awesome reasons to consider making more muffin cup meals. They make portion control easy One of
Roasted sweet potatoes are a weekly staple for some. They’re sweet, delicious, and have complex carbohydrates and fiber making them a good choice for people with diabetes, and for those who have had gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery. The pack well over 100% daily needs of vitamin A, as well as good