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Dr. Jerod Ochensdorf

About Dr. Jerod Ochensdorf

Dr. Jerod Ochsendorf is a health and wellness expert focusing on overall health, nutrition, exercise and relaxation techniques. He also has a passion for sports. He is the only chiropractor under contract with the University of Minnesota where he maximizes the Gophers’ athlete’s abilities by bringing them chiropractic care. Dr. Jerod regularly speaks on health topics at company, community groups and sport team events.

The Stress of Distraction

By | April 27th, 2016|Mental Health|

Too Much Information The pressures of job, family, finances, relationships, guilt and grief are just the start of our stress. Each of those are immediate causes of stress. Our world is more connected than ever. This global connection makes it easier for us to access helpful information, but it also exposes us to disasters, catastrophes [...]

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Our Favorite School Lunch Packing Items

By | April 27th, 2016|Nutrition|

We've put together a list of our top picks to make lunches easy to pack and fun to eat! Silicone Cups/Muffin Liners. These non-toxic liners are great for both baking muffins (because they are non-stick, colorful and reusable!) and also for holding side items like dips, fruit or trail mix. Thermos Containers. These container are [...]

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Pack a Punch with Low-Impact Exercise

By | April 4th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Regular exercise has a variety of benefits for your health, such as reducing the risk of heart attack, stroke and a premature death. It is also especially beneficial for providing protection against obesity, high blood pressure, fractures, depression, insomnia and osteoporosis. But, if your like many people, you put off exercising because your knees are [...]

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Signs You May Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

By | March 28th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Many people have vitamin D deficiency without knowing about such problem. Doctors and Health experts and Nutritionists have warned that drinking only vitamin D fortified food item like milk may not fully provide the individual with all their needed vitamin D for good health. Statistics on Vitamin D deficiency in US Children and Adults According [...]

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Add These Six Superfoods to Your Diet and Supercharge Your Life

By | March 24th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Don't call it dieting. Call it changing the way you eat. Fad diets come and go but superfoods are always readily available to augment a healthy lifestyle. And there are simple ways to add them to your everyday meals. Below are six superfoods that pack a bevy of vitamins and minerals. Try adding these items to your breakfast, lunch and [...]

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Essential Oils to Combat the Common Cold

By | March 21st, 2016|Physical Health|

Winter means more time indoors, often in cramped confines like classrooms and offices. To make matters worse, researchers at Yale University School of Medicine found that exposure to cold air partially suppresses our immune systems, making it easier for us to succumb to illnesses. That’s why rhinovirus, or the common cold, thrives during the winter [...]

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Protect Yourself From Stress

By | March 17th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

While almost every human being has experienced or will experience stress, only a small percentage of the population is aware that stress is contagious and can be triggered by empathy--situations like having an anxious friend or even watching a depressing TV show. These unchecked, small amounts of empathic anxiety can accumulate over time and become long-term stress, which is just as harmful to [...]

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Benefits of Yoga for Kids

By | March 14th, 2016|Physical Health|

Yoga can be very beneficial for children. Childhood is a time of many emotional, physical, behavioral and social challenges. Kids who use yoga as a way to cope with these issues are able to lead happier and more engaging lives. Yoga teaches children to breathe, think, stretch and move naturally in a manner that enhances [...]

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The effects of losing sleep, and how to get more sleep

By | March 10th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Our bodies have developed over time to sleep when it is dark and be awake when it is light. This is a natural flow, and science has shown we do ourselves no favors when we try to disregard this natural flow of life. Part of that is our culture. A 2013 study showed 25 percent [...]

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The Best Essential Oil Duos

By | March 7th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Naturally occurring oils that have been used for centuries for everything from cosmetic to spiritual and emotional purposes, essential oils are highly revered for their vast array of uses. An ancient practice that is still being embraced in the present day, people use essential oils as an alternative to medications and therapies of all kinds. [...]

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