August’s Nutrition Meeting
Monday, August 14th at 6pm
Join us on Monday, August 14th at 6pm in Dr. Shillingford’s Boca Raton office for our Nutrition Support Meeting with with Registered Dietitian, Susan Peacock, MS, RD, and fellow bariatric surgery patients. Bring your problems and questions and the group will help find solutions. RSVP by emailing or calling the office at (561) 483-8840.
See our calendar for future dates.
Phenomenal Frozen Grapes
August is here and so it the heat! Want something to cool you off without adding a ton of calories?
Try Phenomenal Frozen Grapes. They’re cold, tasty, sweet, nutritious, and best of all they can easily fit into your bariatric diet!
Changes to Dr. Shillingford’s Schedule
Dr. Shillingford will be out of the office from August 3-18th. The office will remain open for phone calls and assistance, but there will be no doctor appointments or informational sessions held during that time.
Also, please note that the office will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 4th.
HIIT Workouts: Good or Bad for Gastric Sleeve Patients?
Exercise is good. It encourages muscle tone, weight loss, improved balance and coordination, and can help improve blood sugar levels. But not all exercise is good for all people. Read our blog on whether HIIT workouts are good for bariatric patients.
Get the Support You Need
Join us on Monday, May 8th at 6pm in Dr. Shillingford’s Boca Raton office for our Nutrition Support Meeting with with Susan Peacock, MS, RDN. This month’s topic will be “Getting Your Liquid in for the Day: Problems and Solutions.”
RSVP at (561) 483-8840 or via email. If you are unable to make it, check out our calendar to plan for future meetings.
Mother’s Day is Here May 14th!
Treat the mom in your life to something both special and nourishing on Mother’s Day: Kale and Sweet Potato Frittata. It works for breakfast and brunch, lunch, or even a light dinner. The best part is that it’s not only delicious, but good for her since it’s packed with protein, superfoods, fiber, and antioxidants.
Help Us Reach 2,000 Followers
Do you follow Dr. Shillingford on Facebook? Help us reach 2,000 Facebook followers by liking Dr. Shillingford’s Facebook page or inviting your friends, family, or coworkers to follow us, too! Your newsfeed can’t be all politics and puppies, add some health, wellness, fitness, and meeting reminders in there, too!
February’s Nutrition Support Meeting
Monday, February 13th at 6pm
Please join us on Monday, February 13th at 6pm in Dr. Shillingford’s Boca Raton office for our Nutrition Support Meeting with Registered Dietitian, Susan Peacock, MS, RD, and fellow bariatric surgery patients. Discussions include nutrition, fitness, and life with your gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or lap band. RSVP by emailing or calling the office at (561) 483-8840.
See our calendar for future dates.
5 Ways to Handle Stress
We all face stressful situations in our lives that can affect us both physically and emotionally. Learning to deal with stress in positive ways can be crucial for gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band patients. Read 5 Ways to Handle Stress to help you learn to effectively and positively handle stress and help prevent emotional eating.
Food Highlight: Cabbage
Let’s face it: eating healthy can be expensive. One loop around the produce department at your local grocery store can leave you in sticker shock. But, cabbage is different. In fact, cabbage is the second most economic cooked vegetable. And it’s good for you, too. Read Food Highlight: Cabbage to learn more about this healthy and inexpensive vegetable.
Changes to Broward County Bariatric Meeting
Dr. Shillingford’s patients should be aware of the following schedule change for Sandy’s Broward County Post-Op Bariatric Meeting: Meetings will be held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6pm at 2960 North State Road 7 Room 104 (across the street from Northwest Medical Center).