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.
Yoga isn’t only great to improve your flexibility, it can also do things like lengthen and strengthen our legs and help to detoxify your body. The founder of www.yogaandpilatesonline.com
, Annalicia Lynn, stopped by to show how certain poses can do just that.
A 30-minute dance class can burn between 130 and 250 calories, about the same as jogging. In Be Well with TCL, Kelli takes us to Arthur Murray Dance Studio
in Edina where she found out; young and old, dancers are getting in shape in losing weight.
If your hands have been taking a beating in this dry cold winter air, imagine that feeling being there 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. That’s how 7.5 million people live every day because they’re living with psoriasis. A lot of people may think it’s just a skin condition, but it starts underneath the skin and is a chronic disease of the immune system. This this Be Well with TCL, Kelli takes us to Tareen Dermatology in Roseville where they’re using lights and lasers to help heal your skin.
Concussion. It’s becoming the buzzword in sports circles over the last few years. And it’s not all talk. Things have changed. The NFL along has made 40 rule changes and that has decreased concussions by 34% since the 2012 football season.
If last year’s resolution didn’t work, don’t blame yourself, blame the resolution! Statistically, most of us will fall off the resolution wagon before the end of January. But TCL regular and Fitness Expert Nancy Stoneberg says being specific and realistic when seeing that new goal will ensure you don’t give up!
Charles Dicken’s Classic story “A Christmas Carol” is one of the most well know Christmas Stories ever written. There are versions of it on screen and on stage, but at New Century Theatre in Minneapolis, it’s being told in a whole new way. Not only does this version take place in Minnesota, it’s in a bar. It’s called “A Don’t Hug Me Christmas Carol” and as TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson shows us it’s a heartwarming story of friendship, good health and the best medicine…laughter.
Menopause is something that every woman has gone or will go through. What happens to your body when it goes through Menopause? Dr. Lisa Ohman Erhard from Wayzata Cosmetic Surgery & Spa stops by to explain more and show us what we can do to help ease the symptoms.
It’s that time of year where we all want to tackle dry winter skin and Kelli checked out a facial that will keep your skin super hydrated this season. She’s at Rejuvenate Skin & Laser Clinic
where she also found a treatment that gets ride of fine lines and wrinkles, but acts faster and lasts longer then Botox!
It’s the time of year when you aren’t exposing as much of your skin. You still need to pay attention to the health of your skin and check out those sun spots and moles that could lead to skin cancer. That is the lesson that Darin Hill found out when he paid a visit to Carillon Clinic
Whenever your child is in a group with other children, there is one thing you can be pretty sure of. If one kid gets sick you know there are going to more from the group getting sick too.
Nearly two million people suffer from foot pain – or plantar fasciitis. Fitness expert, Nancy Stoneberg
, gives us the tools to treat the condition at home.
In this edition of our Be Well with TCL series, reporter Kelli Hanson learns all about bioidentical hormones.
Alicia Vitalis from Rogers and Marci Holley from Excelsior both swear by Carillon Clinic
for their clear skin and have been going there for years. They say it has changed their life forever.
One of the top allergies that people react to is peanuts. Every 3 minutes a food allergy reaction sends someone to the hospital and the reaction can include stopping breathing. It’s something parents should think about with kids back in school.
When you look at yourself in photos, do you notice the fine lines and wrinkles on your face? Zel Skin and Laser Specialists shows us their advanced skin care technology they offer that gives you picture perfect skin.
Do you have a tattoo that maybe you wish you never got? If so, you are not alone. Now you can erase tattoos virtually pain free. Invisible Ink
, a new laser treatment, to erase tattoos from a person's skin and memory.
Whatever is big in Hollywood, quickly becomes a big deal in the main stream too. Without a doubt, it’s all about big big lips. Minnesotan’s tend to keep things looking a bit more natural. Kari Weber from St. Michael wanted her lips to be fuller but not overdone.
Emily stops by Radiance MedSpa
in Woodbury to learn about the benefits of their Skin Care Club, including the positive results from a photofacial.
During pregnancy, you might experience a lot of new aches and pains. Add the weight gain that comes with pregnancy and everything is thrown off balance. Many mom’s find relief from a family chiropractor. You might be surprised to hear that those chiropractors can also help those new born babies.
What might actually be a heart problem can easily be mistaken for stress and anxiety. There is a new technology that is able to tell the difference and it could save your life. Kelli introduces us to a woman from Rockford who was given a second chance with the help of this technology.
Every month, we introduce you to someone new to the MedSpa world who is willing to try different treatments to get the skin they've always wanted. In this week's Be Well with TCL, Kelli Hanson features a 49-year-old mom who adds more volume with the help of Carillon Clinic
As you age, you might be noticing a little extra fat under your chin – a double chin. You don’t need liposuction or a face lift to tighten it up. Zel Skin & Laser Specialists in Edina has a brand new, quick, and permanent solution.