The 80s and 90s were all about tight rolled jeans, scrunchies and windbreaker swishy suits. They were also known as the *low-fat* years which researchers say subsequently created an obesity epidemic. But what we know now, more than 20-years later, is that fat isn't all that bad. Registered dietitian and founder of Foodwise Consulting
, Katie Costello, stopped by with a lesson in old school versus new school nutrition.
A few years ago, we sent Twin Cities Live Reporter Kelli Hanson to the Minneapolis Tattoo Convention. She stuck out, more than a sore thumb. We wondered if the people she met there, those with extreme tattoos, ever wish they would have just settled for a heart or a butterfly. In this Be Well with TCL, Kelli takes us to Fallen Ink Tattoo Removal
in Roseville where those tattoo regrets can be erased.
The holidays can be joyous, but they can also bring on some big-time stress. There are relatives that pop by unannounced, there can be dinner disasters and so on. But there's one thing we can all count on - it's a good deep breathing exercise. In Be Well with TCL, the founder of www.yogaandpilatesonline.com
, Annalicia Lynn stopped by with techniques to help you breathe a little easier.
If you’ve never tried a Chemical Peel because of the horror stories you’ve heard or the healing process you’ve seen, you’ll be happy to know there’s a peel out there that can give you youthful skin without torturing it.
Whether you had a baby a month ago or 20-years ago, you know the territory of the post baby body. Things don't quite look the way they used to. But lucky for moms, these days you can get your body back without invasive surgery. In this Be Well with TCL, our straight talking OBGYN. Dr Lisa Erhard from Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery and Spa, stopped by with ways to get an ultimate mommy makeover.
If there was a button you could push that would erase cellulite, most every single person living trying to hide it would push that button. Having cellulite doesn't mean you’re overweight, but it sure can make you feel pretty low about your appearance. In this Be Well with TCL, Kelli Hanson says throw out all of those cellulite busting creams because they don’t work! Instead at Harrington Plastic Surgery in Plymouth, check out a treatment called Cellfina.
Stress is a part of life and something that everyone deals with at some point. Did you know that if managed well, it can actually be a good thing? Life & Business Strategist Jasna Burza
explains how stress affects us and what you can do to ease it.
Imagine spinning around and around and around. Now imagine feeling like that all the time, even just waking up in the morning. It's exactly how a 9-year-old from Hastings felt for months, that is until his family was told to check out The National Dizzy and Balance Center. Kelli introduces us to Nathan and his therapist that helped put that pep back in his step.
Cellspark Skincare and Wellness
in Woodbury has a treatment that is helping individuals get relief from chronic pain that doesn’t require medications. The treatment is called Microcurrent. It’s an electric current that restores normal frequencies within the cells and that will give pain relief.
We’re always looking for the "fountain of youth." And there are a lot of anti-aging treatments out there that look great at first, they can erase those fine lines and wrinkles, but the results don’t always last long. But as TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson shows in this Be Well with TCL, there’s a spot in the Twin Cities offering what they call the longest lasting treatment on the market.
Here on Twin Cities Live, we love to tell you about the latest and greatest technology when it comes to your health. Clinics here in Minnesota are leading the way with a treatment called CoolSculpting. We've shown you how CoolSculpting works; a treatment that freezes fat and eliminates it from the body.
Dealing with a double chin is something that a lot of people deal with. Getting the right angle in a picture is one way to get rid of it. Dr. Tareen from Tareen Dermatology
says there are a couple of ways to make it disappear forever.
Having children does not come with instructions. Once you have that baby and the child rearing begins, you can be left feeling a little helpless. A Twin Cities midwife saw too many new parents struggling with questions and self-doubt and decided to do something about it. Rebecca Egbert created a deck of cards called “Little Mother’s Helper
If you're not adding cream to your coffee in the morning, would you consider a pinch of turmeric? What if you could skip the coffee all together and drink something else to give you a boost of energy?
There was a lot of buzz around Michael Jackson when he appeared with lighter skin. A lot of people thought a medical procedure was the cause of his lighter skin, but in fact it as a skin condition called vitiligo.
Imagine never being able to eat a cookie, donut or muffin ever again. A small percentage of the population, about 1%, can’t. That’s because they’ve been diagnosed with something called Celiac Disease. And even though it doesn’t affect a large number of people, being restricted at the dinner table or at a restaurant can be challenging. In this Be Well with TCL, Kelli Hanson shows us how one woman hopes to change that, with an idea inspired by a 9-year-old boy.
If you own a stability ball, is it in your closet and deflated? Either it’s because you don’t know what to do with it or you’re afraid of falling off! In Be Well with TCL, we tackle the Stability Ball and the founder of www.yogaandpilatesonlins.com
, Annalicia Lynn stopped by to help!
If you’ve ever had a sunburn, which most of us have, it is not a fun thing. When you’re younger, the sun can make your skin glow, but as we age, sun damage can creep to the surface leaving behind dark and unsightly brown spots. So in today’s Be Well with TCL, we Asked the Dermatologist, “Can you reverse the damage?” TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson found out the surprising answer.
Millions of Americans are hiding a big secret. It’s called Incontinence. For those of you who don't know what that is, consider yourself lucky. That's because it affects more than 13 million people in this country and your girlfriends, they aren't talking about it. But as TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson found out, a new device called ThermiVa
is helping women feel more secure and a little more sexy.
If you want to make it big in the rowing world, like make the Olympic team, you've got to call the small town of Princeton, New Jersey home. The town of just 16,000 people is where Olympic rowers live, work and train.
First comes love, then comes a brain tumor. It's reality for a Minneapolis woman who has become an inspiration for people across the nation -- after sharing her families journey of real love, a life that isn't lemons turned into lemonade and what's it like to grieve a husband's death.
, the wife of Minnesota Twins pitcher, Glen Perkins, is the author of a memoir, “Running Home”. It focuses in on her struggles with finding her own identity, along with the self-doubt and anxiety she is conquering which collimated after having kids. Alisha stops by to share how running helped her find her voice.
Medifast Centers was started in the 1980s by a doctor. The idea behind the program is to teach people the right way to eat healthy and better. It’s that ongoing support that worked for two people in particular. They are both in the medical field. They liked that the science behind the program.
Over 67-million people suffer from seasonal allergies and one of the biggest culprits is pollen. According to the website www.pollen.com
, Minnesotans better buckle up because we could start seeing some of the highest pollen counts in the country.
We send TCL reporter Kelli Hanson to all kinds of workout classes. There was the Pole Dancing class, she's done a stroller workout and we even made her suspend from ropes. But she recently took a class she hasn't stopped talking about.
In early April, TCL’s Kelli Hanson had Lasik Eye Surgery at Joffe Medicenter. But instead of just telling us how quick and amazing the procedure can be, Kelli took us inside the procedure room to check it out.
As a kid, out in the sun, the words sun damage never came up. But as we age, the lasting effects of sun damage create brown spots, uneven skin tone and fine lines and wrinkles. And a new treatment called Halo
could erase all of it with as little as one treatment. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us to Urban Retreat Med Spa where a Prior Lake mom says has the treatment given her back that youthful glow.
There are a lot of new fitness trends available these days. SoulCycle is super popular, you've got Hot Yoga and everyone's doing CrossFit. But you’ve probably never tried this workout. That’s because you can only find it at Paragon Pilates
in Edina. We sent TCL’s Kelli Hanson there to check out the new Bodhi Suspension System. There are several suspension workouts out there, but this one is different. Kelli shows us why!
If there was a treatment out there to shrink our tummies, get rid of cellulite and make us feel amazing in a bathing suit, a lot of women and men would all get in line.
Be Well with TCL is all about health and wellness and every Monday we tackle a different health issue. We’ve talked about everything from getting rid of age spots, to cellulite, now we’re tackling acne.