gastric band

Hurricane Preparedness for Bariatric Patients

In addition to the standard hurricane preparedness practice of having water, money, gas, paper goods, flashlights, and batteries, bariatric patients should take a few minutes to make sure they have adequate food supplies for their post surgical diet. If your area weathers the storm well and there are no power outages, you can continue on […]

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3 Benefits of Coffee

Coffee is like nature’s magic elixir.  It has the ability to nurture the soul, lift the spirits, and grant you the ability to tackle the day’s hurdles head on, all with a few sips of the aromatic brown brew.  Coffee has gotten some bad press in recent years, which has left many coffee lovers wondering […]

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Caprese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

Classic Italian flavors of tomatoes, cheese, and basil are delicious and totally crave worthy.  But traditional Italian pasta and sauce meals are often one of the first meals to be eliminated after gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band surgery due to their high carbohydrate and calorie levels.   Gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and gastric […]

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Lentil and Beet Salad

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 […]

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Roasted Yam and Kale Salad

Florida lap band (gastric band) surgeon Dr Shillingford’s office loves to provide fun and healthy recipes for patients to thrive on and enjoy eating in a healthy manner.  Lap band and gastric band surgery is a weight loss surgery which has aided many patients in their journey towards weight loss.  Kale is super nutritious and abundant […]

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