September usually brings a bounty of avocados to many families with an avocado tree in their yard. Even if you don’t have an avocado tree, you may still find yourself the recipient of a few fruits if your neighbor’s tree yield more than they can eat. You may know that avocados are high in fat,
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
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
The thought of a salad for dinner may make some people cringe, or wilt from hunger before they’ve even eaten. Some people may think salads are only a diet food, they’re tasteless, rabbit food, they won’t be filling. This salad doesn’t fall into any of those categories. This Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad is filled with
To feed our readers’ appetite for taco recipes that can fit into gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band surgery diets, this week we offer Shrimp and Pineapple Tacos. For those tired of traditional beef or chicken tacos, shrimp tacos can be a welcomed change. By grilling the shrimp and pineapple, the taco is infused
South Florida is lucky to be ripe with so many alternative grocery stores, many of which are catering to those who want to eat healthy but aren’t necessarily wealthy. Most have taken the stance that good food, made with quality ingredients you can pronounce, doesn’t have to cost a fortune. That is good news for
Walnuts are versatile nuts that incorporates easily into many dishes, from salads to pastas to desserts. As with most nuts, they’re not low in calories, and they’re pretty high in fat, but they pack a nutritional punch that makes them a high fat high calorie snack that’s worth it. How often do you hear that?
The major benefits of weight loss surgery for adults have been clearly documented over the years from many scientific studies: weight loss, improvement in blood sugar control, improvement in cardiovascular health, reduced blood pressure, and improvements in obesity-related breathing disorders. But a new study looked at the benefits of gastric sleeve surgery on teens averaging
Everyone loves a chip. But potato chips are not worth the saturated fat and empty calories for those on a weight loss diet or for those who have had gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, or adjustable lap band surgery. A great alternative is to make your own chips out of zucchini. It’s a lower calorie, lower
Weight loss surgery including the Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy, has received a great deal of recent scientific support in relieving patients from symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes. In some cases, they have even induced long-term remission. Southeast Florida’s bariatric surgeon, Dr. Kahlil Shillingford, provides highly personalized care, private pay all-inclusive packages, and behavioral/nutritional support.