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.
Dr. Terri Wollan from Entira Family Clinics
says it isn’t only your child’s physical that you need to think about when sending your kids back to school. There are other health issues that should be on your check list.
Not too long ago, Elizabeth announced her pregnancy. Since then, she has experienced a lot of changes that come along with her condition – and it’s not all fun. The swelling and nausea might have been expected but pregnancy can have an effect on things you might not expect.
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.
Planks and crunches are the usual go-to workout for great abs. Nancy Stoneberg of Stone Fitness
shows us some unique ways to get killer abs that you probably never would have thought of.
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.
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.
Women have a lot of questions for their doctor when they become pregnant. Getting everything covered in your 30 minute appointment might be tight. Dr. Ryan Dick from Entira Family Clinics
wants to make sure you are asking the right question at your prenatal check up.
Connie Wendt from Maple Grove decided that with turning 50, she needed a little freshening up. When she looked at herself in the mirror, she saw wrinkles on her forehead caused by raising her eyebrows. She tried botox to smooth them out without much success.
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.
The Food and Drug Administration announced last month that spraying sunscreen on your kids is not recommended. The fear is that as you are spraying it on the kids, they will breath in some of the ingredients. Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology
advises on what kind of sunscreens are best for kids.
If you enjoy sitting out on your deck these warm summer evenings but the bugs and mosquitos are preventing it, light a candle! The creator of The Happy Healthy Truth
, Jina Schaefer, says making your own candles can keep the mosquitos from biting and the bugs from bugging you!
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.
According to a Harvard Study, it can cost about $500 more a year for a person to include fruits, vegetables, fish, and nuts to their diet. Registered Dietitian and Blogger, Cassie Bjork, has some meal suggestions that cost less than $2.00 per serving; making it more affordable to eat healthy!
Picking up your phone probably isn’t the first thing you do when you’re thinking of working out. Twin Cities Live Fitness Expert Nancy Stoneberg
says that's all you have to do to begin a new fitness program. Nancy shares her favorite apps to tryout to break a sweat.
Maybe you're looking to mix-up your work out routine or perhaps you're not all that athletic but are looking to stay social and get active! We've found the perfect game for both types. Mojo Kickball is a multi-ball kickball with a little bit of everything! With elements of dodge ball, tag and even hot-potato mixed in.
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.
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.
It’s certainly a summer activity that is hard to avoid for many. We’re talking about hopping in the pool on a hot day! The chlorine and chemicals from the pool can cause a lot of damage to your skin and hair. Dr. Davis from Uptown Dermatology
is here to the rescue with help on preventing dry skin, green hair, and the right sunscreen.
Women aren’t the only customers receiving botox. Botox for men is on the rise and even has his own name – “brotox.” Jim Lamoureaux, from Eau Claire, Wisonsin, isn’t afraid to admit he’s ready to look a few years younger by using botox to smooth out some of the wrinkles.
Getting a facelift can be a scary thing. We’ve all seen the bad jobs even celebrities have ended up with at times. Dr. Bashioum from Bashioum Cosmetic Surgery Center says a facelift doesn’t have to change the way you look but rather, it could make people ask you how your skin looks so good.
Katie Couric’s new documentary, Fed Up, is getting a lot of attention. The show highlights just how much sugar American’s really eat. Registered dietician and blogger, Cassie Bjork says it all starts with your breakfast. You may be surprised at how much sugar is in what you normally eat, especially after considering Cassie’s carbohydrates to sugar breakdown. For every 4 grams of carbohydrates it equals a teaspoon of sugar. Cassie has some alternatives for you instead.
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.
Taking a summer vacation? Don’t want to derail and lose all o f the progress s you’ve made? Or worse yet, lose all of the progress you‘ve made and have your kiddo get sick? Health coach Kelley Suggs is here to help!
A lot of us will be soaking up the summer sun and taking advantage of all there is to do in Minnesota this time of year, but health officials say be aware of ticks. They can carry bacteria that cause Lyme, a disease that’s affected celebrities like Jamie Lynn Sigler, Alec Baldwin and reality star Yolanda Foster.
Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating
program is all about fresh, fast, and results! We’ve seen how the program can help you lose weight with our New Year New You winner Tara Navarro’s success. A Coon Rapids family is using the program to kickstart their brand new life.
Lotion isn’t the only way to protect your skin from the sun. Some clothing lines are offering clothes that not only have sun protection in them but are stylish too.
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.
When it’s your child, that fever of 102 degrees is pretty scary and that persistent cough makes you wonder if you should be calling the doctor. New parents especially, have a lot of questions. Dr. Ryan Dick from Entira Family Clinics answers some of these questions about when you should be calling the doctor and when it’s advised to just wait it out.
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’ve probably heard the rule – and maybe even abide by it yourself – “no eating before bed” right? Registered dietician and blogger, Cassie Bjork says it’s not about what time you’re eating but WHAT you’re eating. If fact Cassie says, you can actually sleep worse if you don’t eat the right bedtime snack.
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.
We have been following Tara Navarro for 12 weeks since the beginning of February as she began her journey with Seattle Sutton’s Healthy Eating
and Snap Fitness
. The wait is over and she is anxious to reveal her new look!
If you have always thought of yourself as “not a runner," think again. TCL producer Kelli Hanson checked out Moms on the Run, where some of its members went from never running at all to running marathons!
Dr. Scott Shamblott, from Shamblott Family Dentistry, thinks spending your tax return on some dental procedures might be worth investing in. From fillings to crowns to root canals or even the Six Month Smile, Dr. Shamblott is here to explain them all.
Tara Navarro is in her 11th
week of her 12 week journey on the New Year New You weight loss program with Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating
and Snap Fitness
. Twin Cities Live producer, Kelli Hanson catches up with Tara at Snap Fitness.
When Linus Koopmeiners wife, Marina was diagnosed with spinal stenonis, doctors told her that losing weight could help avoid surgery. They decided to enlist the help of Medifast Weight Loss Program to help Marina lose the weight. Linus took it one step further and told his family that if they wanted to some some weight with Medifast, he would take care of the expenses.
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.
Up until about 100 years ago, salt was one of the most sought after commodities in history. We are now told to avoid eating too much of it because studies show that there is a direct link to heart disease. Health Coach, Kelley Suggs says, “not so fast, go ahead and eat up!” Kelley is here to explain why eating the right kind of salt is actually good for you.
There are a lot of myths surrounding fitness and we are here to set the record straight! Owner of Stone Fitness
, Nancy Stoneberg, knows the real answers when it comes to fitness.
Dr. Terri Wollan from Entira Family Clinics focuses on women’s medicine. Dr. Wollan is here to help debunk some of the myths that surround the issues of infertility. One in six couples experience infertility, yet surprisingly, many couples have trouble admitting there is an issue.
It’s easy to get bored at your workout or not see the results you want and end up quitting. That’s where Farrell’s Extreme Bodyshaping
comes in. They want to help you kick up your workout and get your body in shape and see results in 10 weeks!
Just like I struggled with a topic to write about this week I have struggled with my weight loss. I did hit a small plateau where I felt that I should have been losing weight for how hard I was working out. Then all of a sudden I dropped six pounds.
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.
Kids have been twirling hula hoops around their waists throughout history. The hoops were made of materials like dried up willow, rattan, and grapevines. In 1958, the toy hoop was invented made with plastic tubing. Kids aren’t the only ones who love the hula hoop.
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!