diet

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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Mini Cajun Shrimp Frittata Recipe

In the name of joy-filled holiday weekends and Cajun inspiration board certified bariatric surgeon, Dr. Kahlil Shillingford, shares his recipe for protein packed frittatas. Both shrimp and egg provide a lean protein punch while spices bring in delicious flavor to make your taste buds dance. By inspiring post Sleeve Gastrectomy (Gastric Sleeve) patients to try […]

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Vitamin D in Your Diet

Vitamin D is one of the most talked about vitamins in the media. Research suggests that its contribution to a healthy immune system. One study suggests that people with low Vitamin D levels are 62% more likely to suffer from recurrent strep throat. Some foods that supplement healthy doses of Vitamin D in your diet […]

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Conquering the Sleeve Gastrectomy Pre-Op Diet

Ask any Sleeve Gastrectomy or Gastric Sleeve surgery post-op patient what the most difficult part of the surgery was and 9 times out of 10, they will say, the pre-op diet. This notorious 1-2 week diet is a very strict regimen that obesity surgery patients should follow for best results during and after their operation. […]

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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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