Salt is a necessary component to your diet. It is recommended that the average adult consume less than six grams of salt per day. That’s only one teaspoon full. Most American’s eat twice that amount each day and that could result in problems with your heart.
Ten years ago, Cynthia Kretschmar made a career change and became an esthetician. Two years ago, her dreams became reality when she opened up Face2Face Skin Care & Makeup Studio in Roseville. Now at the age of 60, she helps people clear up problem skin and she does it without injectibles.
At Contour Clinic there is a treatment that people are seeking out that literally freezes fat off. It’s called Coolsculpting and people are finding the results to be pretty incredible. Reporter Kelli Hanson got a first hand look at the procedure.
Did you know that there is an app to help the condition of your skin? Did you also know that the persistent rash that won’t go away could be caused by your iPad? It’s true! Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology explains how technology can help your skin and hurt it.
According to research, you are 80% more likely to stick to a regular exercise routine if you work out in a group. When it comes to losing weight, 75% is what you are eating. Trumi is a group workout that focuses and nutrition. Producer Kelli Hanson checked out the program.
Rather than a night out with the girls having for dinner and cocktails, how about getting the girls together for a little pampering instead? A mobile aesthetics party brings the party to you and offers an opportunity for the girls to get a little botox or even a really great facial.
TCL Producer Kelli Hanson stops by Stillwater Skin to meet with owner Amy Haugen who started a line of skin care products using cranberry seed oil as a main ingredient. Patients say that it helps clear acne and leads to healthier looking skin.
By now, hopefully everyone is aware of the importance of wearing a really good sunscreen. With May being named Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it’s a good reminder that the season is upon us to be applying sunscreen regularly. One way to be sure of this is to use skincare products with sunscreen in them.
Some people like to get their day going with a good workout. While others, would rather wait until the end of their day to get their workouts in. Whenever you choose to exercise doesn’t really matter, says our Fitness Expert, Nancy Stoneberg. What you eat after you sweat it out is what she says matters.
You’re hair has a lot to do with how you feel and for a lot of women, it’s a huge part of our identity. Even for women, as we age, our hair can start to thin and even bald in some spots. Producer Kelli Hanson takes us to Anew Aesthetic Medical Center where they claim they can help with those hair problems.
Twin Cities Live producer, Kelli Hanson, takes us to St. Paul Radiology where there is a new breakthrough in technology that can detect lung cancer at its earliest stages. The Low Dose Lung Cancer Screening CT is recommended for people ages 55 to 80, who have smoked a pack a day for 30 years or 2 packs a day for 15 years.
It’s more than just hair and makeup that brides are worried about now-a-days. Contour Clinic's are helping the brides and their moms get ready for their big day by erasing wrinkles and getting rid of pockets of fat.
One of the most preventable cancers is colon cancer. Screening for colon cancer with a colonoscopy is all it takes. Chris Heffelbower was diagnosed just two years ago at the age of 37 with stage 4 colon cancer.
Varicose veins are not only unsightly, but they can be uncomfortable and even painful too. Producer Kelli Hanson checks out The Vein Center of St. Paul Radiology. The clinic claims it can help erase varicose veins in as little as one office visit!
At the age of 13, Quinn Nystrom was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes -- only three years after her pre-school age brother had been diagnosed. Quinn wrote the book, If I Kiss You, Will I Get Diabetes?, to answer the questions she had when she was diagnosed.
You'd think a cold or the flu would keep a lot of kids home from school, but dental pain is one of the top reasons kids are absent from class. Many kids are afraid of the dentist, and that's why in today's Be Well with TCL, we sent TCL Producer Kelli Hanson and her two girls to Metro Dental Care Children's Dentistry in Anoka to find out just how pain free it can be.
What if you could lose inches and fat without a high intensity workout? TCL producer, Kelli Hanson heads to Contour Clinic to check out a treatment called Cool Sculpting. The treatment is said to melt away fat and all you have to do is sit back and relax.
If you could use a little relaxation and pampering, TCL producer Kelli Hanson has a place you might want to check out. Massage Retreat and Spa has a hot stone massage among its many massages that just might be right for you.
If your child struggles with ear infections, ear tube surgery is a common procedure for kids to help alleviate the pain. TCL Producer Kelli Hanson heads to Midwest Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists to find out how these surgeries can be life changing.
Contour Clinic now has a solution to lift the cheeks on women and fill those laugh lines without having a facelift. It’s called Voluma and it’s known as as the liquid face lift. It’s the first FDA approved filler to fill the mid face, according to Dr. Dave Christianson at Contour Clinic.
When you slip on the ice and take a spill, it’s just an instinct to put your hands out to catch yourself and break your fall. When you get hurt, you don’t need to go to the emergency room. Tria Orthopaedic Center has a specialized Hand Clinic that can get you on the road to recovery.
If your New Year's Resolution is to get in shape, Jazzercise classes might be the answer to a healthier you. TCL Producer Kelli Hanson takes us to a class in Woodbury and talks with a woman who lost 88 pounds with the help of diet and Jazzercise classes.
We asked fitness expert & owner of Stone Fitness, Nancy Stoneberg, what exercises we should focus on in 2014, and she tells us it will be the year of the legs! She shares some leg firming exercises you can do at home.