Health

Understand water’s hidden dangers to better your health



Water is very important to the functionality of the human body, especially since the it’s made up of approximately 60-70 percent water. Water plays a role in physical performance, cognitive performance, and heart function. The amount of water intake a person should have varies depending on their age, activity level, and/ or if they are pregnant/breastfeeding. But overall, most people […]

Health boost from walking in short bursts; weight & cancer risk

Q: Do I really have to walk 10,000 steps a day? That’s a lot, all at once. I’m 75 and not really up for five miles without a stop (that’s what gives me 10,000 steps). What can I do? —Phyllis G., District of Columbia A: First, congratulations on setting the goal of 10,000 steps a day for yourself. It’s a […]

FIT & REC FEATURE

Live summer in a way that works for you


 “Make hay when the sun shines.” This is what I’d like you to think about as we head into our beloved Minnesota summer. Instead of feeling the need to spend extra time this summer glued to a strict exercise or workout regime, give yourself permi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username […]

Healthy for Life

Soak up June’s warmth with healthy seasonal suggestions


  Welcome, everyone, as we enter into the month of June and the summer season. It’s wonderful to see our corner of the earth green and full of color once again. What an awesome transformation this season has turned out to be. I hope you are all… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Are there benefits to taking fish oil? weight-loss supplements not effective

 Q: I’m so confused about omega-3s. There’s now some study that says they can be risky to take. Should I stop taking my supplements? —Larry T., Gainesville, Florida A: We’re glad you asked! The study you’re referring to was a new analysis publi… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Nutrition coaching is a now available at Clean Life Family



 Nutrition coaching is a new service available through Clean Life Family. Nutrition coaching consists of 12 sessions that are tailored specifically to you, to learn how to eat for life. “Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man t… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

What’s on my MInd

Shouldering my way through the next few months


 Surgery—that’s what’s on my mind. *** I recently found myself in a position of making a difficult decision—when to have surgery. It wasn’t a question of should I have surgery, it was a definite when. For a time, I have been experiencing numbne… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Weather outlook

Temperatures and precipitation are expected to fluctuate


 The name Dave Jensch might ring a few bells for TV watching old timers. They may recall a reporter by that name back in the ‘70s and they may remember Michelle Lee’s co-anchor from the early ‘90s. Apart from those two on air stints, Mr. Jensch … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this […]

Deaths by suicide decreased in 2020

STATEWIDE — The Minnesota Department of Health has released the Minnesota Suicide Mortality Preliminary 2020 Report showing that 723 Minnesotans died by suicide in Minnesota. This is a decrease from 830 in 2019, which was a record number. For the pas… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Necessary childhood vaccinations; eating earlier in the day better for health

 Q: I’ve been afraid to take my now 6-year-old to the doctor for the past year. Recently, the office started pressuring me to bring her in for vaccinations (not COVID-19). Can’t I put it off? —Jenny P., Mobile, Alabama A: Even before the pandem… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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