Be Well with TCL

Be Well with TCL: Salt  

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.

Be Well with TCL: Face2Face Skin Care  

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. 

Be Well with TCL: Coolsculpting  

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.   

Be Well with TCL: Technology and Skin Care  

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.

Be Well with TCL: Trumi Workout  

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.

Be Well with TCL: Voluma Injections & Lip Augmentation  

TCL Producer, Kelli Hanson heads to Contour Clinic to get a look at the services they offer that they say promise to give you back a more youthful appearance with Voluma Injections.

Be Well with TCL: Aesthetics Parties  

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.  

Be Well with TCL: Rejuvenate Skin and Laser Clinic   Back To Top

In this week's Be Well with TCL, Producer Kelli Hanson heads to Rejuvenate Skin and Laser Clinic in Hudson where their membership programs can help you look young and could help you save money. 

Be Well with TCL: Broken Heart Syndrome   Back To Top

One of our TCL producers, Kelli Hanson, headed to the Metropolitan Heart and Vascular Institute to learn a little bit about Broken Heart Syndrome. Surprisingly enough, it's not something you get from a bad break up but rather a serious health issue for women.   

Be Well with TCL: Stillwater Skin   Back To Top

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.    

Be Well with TCL: Pre-Wedding Workout   Back To Top

In today's Be Well with TCL, fitness instructor Nancy Stoneberg shares her suggestions for a fit back and shoulders to show off in those revealing summer wedding gowns. 

Be Well: Botox for Bells Palsy   Back To Top

Facial Plastic Surgeon Dr. Garrett Griffin, from Midwest Facial Plastic Surgery, is working to give Lisa from Woodbury her smile back.  Lisa is hoping to get it back with the help of Botox. 

Be Well with TCL: MD Complete Skincare   Back To Top

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.

Be Well with TCL: Power Moves & Meals   Back To Top

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.

Be Well with TCL: Anew Hair Restoration   Back To Top

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. 

Be Well with TCL: Lung Scan   Back To Top

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.

Be Well with TCL: Wedding Day Prep   Back To Top

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.

Be Well with TCL: Colon Cancer   Back To Top

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.

Be Well with TCL: Varicose Veins   Back To Top

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!

Be Well with TCL: Diabetes   Back To Top

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. 

Be Well with TCL: Metro Dental Care Children's Dentistry   Back To Top

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. 

Be Well with TCL: Anew Aesthetic Medical Center   Back To Top

Anew Aesthetic Medical Center in Minnetonka claims they can give you an upgrade on those crows feet, or tighten that tummy in just a few hours.  They are all about making big changes to small details.

Be Well with TCL: Koko Fit Club   Back To Top

Say goodbye to the intimidation and hello to results!  A new gym is using technology in place of a trainer.  Producer, Kelli Hanson, takes us to Koko Fit Club in Savage to see how it works.

Be Well with TCL: Cool Sculpting   Back To Top

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. 

Be Well with TCL: Massage Retreat & Spa   Back To Top

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. 

Be Well with TCL: Ear Infections   Back To Top

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.

Be Well with TCL: Voluma   Back To Top

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.

Be Well with TCL: Tria Hand Clinic   Back To Top

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. 

Be Well with TCL: Jazzercise   Back To Top

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.

Be Well with TCL: The Year of the Legs   Back To Top

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.