health

A Step in the Right Direction for Office Workers: Walking Meetings

In an effort to increase the physical activity of office workers, researchers at University of Miami piloted a program to change one traditional sit down office meeting a week to a walking meeting.  Guidelines were established to continue the productiveness of the 30 minute meeting.   Guidelines include: Set a time and place prior to […]

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Two Minutes to a Healthier You

The American Heart Association recommends adults get 150 minutes of moderate intensity exercise, or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. However, about 80% of Americans do not meet this recommendation. As previous research has shown a link between prolonged sitting with increased risk of heart disease, diabetes, and premature death, researchers investigated what small […]

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Step it Up!

Exercising is an important part of weight loss and general health. Choosing an exercise regime that fits into your lifestyle can be key to achieving continuity and the long term health benefits of exercise, such as weight loss, improved muscle tone, lowering glucose levels, improving blood pressure, and improving cholesterol levels. People new to exercise […]

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SALT and SODIUM and Your Health

It is important to understand the role of salt and sodium in your health; especially when going through the process of bariatric weight loss surgery.  Dr. Kahlil Shillingford and his staff in South Florida enjoy and advocate for patients both pre and post weight loss surgery to understand nutrition and the role of electrolytes and hydration in […]

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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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