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  • The Path to Joy and a Smaller Waist

    The Path to Joy and a Smaller Waist

    Feelings of hopelessness, loss of interest in things that were once enjoyable, and a general dread of social events. Do any of these ring a bell? These are just a few of the characteristics common between obesity and a going incidence of depression. Studies show that obese individuals have a 20 percent elevated risk of

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  • Support in a “Pin”, a “Post” and a “Tweet”

    Support in a “Pin”, a “Post” and a “Tweet”

    At Dr. Kahlil Shillingford’s weight loss practice, patient support is a major component in treatment pre and post Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve), Lap-Band or Gastric Bypass surgery. Motivated individuals from South Florida including Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Miami, and the Tampa Bay have already experienced being part of our highly skilled bariatric team. Through patient

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  • Weight Loss Spas – a colleague’s story

    Weight Loss Spas – a colleague’s story

    Today, I’d like to talk about weight loss spas. They seem to be popping up all over the place these days. Each one has their own unique plan and avenue to obtain that “oh so desired” number on the scale. Some range from The Master Cleanse where participants only drink spring water with “Grade B

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  • Lower Calorie Rice?

    Lower Calorie Rice?

    Rice is a staple of diets across the world. It is the most widely consumed staple food of a large percentage of world’s human population. It comes in many shapes and colors, from short and fat or long and thin, and white to brown to black. Rice is ubiquitous in worldwide cuisine: Chinese Fried Rice

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  • 3 Exercises You Can Do at Home

    3 Exercises You Can Do at Home

    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.

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  • Men Have Less Bariatric Surgery than Women

    Men Have Less Bariatric Surgery than Women

    Despite equal rates of obesity among American men and women, 80% of surgical weight loss patients are women while only 20% are male.  Researchers at University of California in San Diego investigated the cultural, demographic, and socioeconomic reasons for such a large disparity between the sexes undergoing bariatric surgeries. Researchers looked at data from nearly

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  • Food Highlight: Quinoa

    Food Highlight: Quinoa

    Despite its ancient roots, quinoa is still quite a mysterious food, with many people shying away from it because they don’t quite know what it is or how to pronounce it.  We will take a closer look into quinoa and demystify this superfood. Pronounced “keen-wah”, this member of the goosefoot family is a pseudocereal and

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  • Consider Taking a Fitness Class

    Consider Taking a Fitness Class

    You may not be a gym kind of person. You may prefer to exercise alone. But, sometimes it is easy to skip our solo exercising. As exercise is a cornerstone to losing weight after gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band surgery, skipping it can be problematic for your health and slow your rate of

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  • Energize Your Exercise: Make a Workout Playlist

    Energize Your Exercise: Make a Workout Playlist

    These days a phone is more than a phone. It’s a computer, bank, organizer, alarm clock, and music player, too. Take advantage of your phone’s music playing capabilities for your benefit. Research shows that listening to music while exercising can elevate mood and make a workout seem easier. Since exercise is a priority in helping

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  • More Sleep May Equal Less Cravings

    More Sleep May Equal Less Cravings

    Getting more sleep may help fight your cravings for sweet and salty foods. A study in the journal Appetite showed that when study participants got an additional 1 ½ hours of sleep a night, they reported an overall 14% drop in appetite and a 62% decrease in desire for sweet and salty fare. The researchers

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