Fruits and Veggies Galore!

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

In the middle of frigid Minnesota winters, when the outside temperature is consistently below zero degrees Fahrenheit for a few days, fresh fruits and veggies may be the last thing you feel like eating!   While you instead turn to comfort food, keep in mind the nutrients that are contained in a variety of colorful fruits and veggies and then the …

10 Day Liver Detox Challenge!

Dr. Thomas Anderson Blog

Mid-Day fatigue Brain fog Memory issues Difficulty losing weight Mood swings or irritibility These can all be signs you may be needing to do a liver detoxification.  The full list is even longer.  If you have been to our clinic recently you have probably seen signs posted about our upcoming 10 Day Liver Detox Challenge hosted by Dr. Kristina.  It’s going …

Clean Out the Junk!

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Starting the new year with cleaning out your body can be a good reset after the holidays that maybe did you in!  A guided detoxification program that offers thorough education on why and how the body detoxes,  discussion on different types of detox programs, and clear instruction on how to do a Clear Change Program is a great place to start. …

Go GREEN! (With your smoothies)

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Dark. Leafy. Green. Vegetables. Spinach. Kale. Swiss Chard.   Not usually one’s favorite food, these are packed with powerhouse nutrients!  Try them in a smoothie and this may disguise the flavor a bit, and also make them easier to digest while still offering the fiber benefits. Here’s one to try: 1 scoop protein powder (any flavor) 1 tablespoon flax seeds …

Protect and Heal Yourself From Colds With Zinc and Vitamin C

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Zinc has been demonstrated in several studies to reduce both the duration and severity of cold symptoms.  Vitamin C may also be helpful in boosting your immune system.  Both of these nutrients can be consumed in food, however most people are somewhat deficient in both zinc and vitamin C. Food sources of Zinc in order of highest to lowest concentration: Oysters …

Happy Holidays!

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

  Wishing you Happy, Healthy and Safe Holidays!      

What To Do When The Holidays Drain You…

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

As exciting as it is, Holiday commotion can be very stressful!  Reminders of the coming joy with Christmas songs, parties, foods, constant bombardment of shopping or gift advertisements, and reminders of emotional tensions or lost loved ones.  If you are celebrating Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, other celebrations, or none at all, you are not immune to the stress of the season.  Don’t …

Different Types of Good Fat Explained

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Now this is a big topic to take on for a blog entry, so we’re just going to go through some of the basics. Some of this information is gleaned from the Food As Medicine conference with the Center for Mind Body Medicine.  More specifically, from Kathie Madonna Swift MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ. We need a mix of different types …

Adapt a Recipe: Holiday Oatmeal

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Changing recipes to be healthier or suit your individual nutritional needs, need not be daunting.  Here is a simple one to start with: Holiday Oatmeal.  Oatmeal is well known for it’s soluble fiber content, which is beneficial for preventing heart disease, protecting against diabetes and helping to manage blood sugar levels, aiding in weight loss, and for healthy bowel movements.   …

Keep Up The Exercise Through the Holidays

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Busy schedules, tasty food, party hosting, valued time with friends and family, decorating, gift wrapping, baking traditions…and continuing to take care of your health.  Somehow, the health aspect of our lives often gets pushed to the end of the list at this wonderful time of the year.  How about taking some time to plan ahead so that you can carve …