Welcome to Dr. Clapp’s blog — a hub of information for people seeking to shed extra weight for a healthier, more confident life. Search through our archive for diet and exercise tips, as well as answers to your burning questions about weight loss surgery in El Paso. Dr. Benjamin Clapp, MD, FACS, FASMBS, is an expert weight loss surgeon, offering gastric sleeve weight loss surgery in El Paso.
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Making fitness fun for everyone If you think back on childhood memories of happy family time, many of them probably take place over a good meal. Others probably take place in a swimming pool or tossing a ball to each other. Family fun, good food, and fitness go together naturally. As our technology-focused culture trends […]
A look at the post-procedure menu Life (and eating) after the dramatic transformation of a bariatric procedure is undoubtedly different. But good news: you can still enjoy great food! In a nutshell, it’s true that the amount and types of food you will consume will change after gastric sleeve procedure. But one of the wonderful […]
The other day I had a rare treat: a whole morning with no agenda. Just me, a wide mug of hot black coffee, and a vague notion of exercising. After all, there was plenty of time and no reason not to work out. But as you might guess, the free morning filled up just fine […]
These principles fit within all of the best weight loss plans We’ve all got that friend who lost an impressive amount of weight on Weight Watchers. But there’s also the keto friend, and the low-fat friend. And the Mediterranean Diet friend, and the HIIT friend. But if we put aside all of the plans, […]
Rapid weight loss after bariatric surgery is truly life-changing — not only for your health and appearance, but also for your sense of confidence. But many people wonder if the leftover loose skin after weight loss surgery will make them feel self-conscious. The fact is loose skin does happen to some people, but there are […]
Fitness doesn’t have to hurt Knee pain is a problem we’re all too familiar with — as about one-third of Americans say they have regular knee pain. But how well do you know your knees?