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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 surprising benefits of drinking tea

By | March 3rd, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Tea was always thought to be good for health in Asia.  Tea later took the British Empire by storm, and to this day is a favorite drink. Turns out the Asians were right, tea is a very healthy drink with virtually no drawbacks. The caffeine can be considered a negative if you drink too much, [...]

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Healthy and Hearty Winter Cooking

By | February 29th, 2016|Nutrition|

There’s nothing like a hot dish of comforting, wholesome food to beat the chill of winter. Most winter staples can be made in a slow cooker, so you can come home to a delicious meal ready to serve. With a few tweaks, almost any hearty winter recipe can be lean and nutritious. You’ll have the [...]

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The Danger in Backpacks

By | February 25th, 2016|Physical Health|

Most people growing up remember the massive amount of books they were expected to carry as an elementary school child. Sometimes, kids have bookbags that carry well over 10lbs of text books and school supplies on their back every day. If this sounds like a problem, it is.  Recently, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission [...]

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Love is Good For Your Health

By | February 14th, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Everyone remembers the first time they fell in love. No matter what stage you were at in life, you can attest to the "puppy love" feelings that made you feel on top of the world. According to science, those feelings aren't merely passing sensations - they're real chemical reactions within your brain that actually deliver wonderful [...]

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Healthy Recipes for Your High-Performance Blender

By | February 12th, 2016|Nutrition|

When it comes to healthy recipes, fewer appliances deliver a faster injection of antioxidant-rich foods than high-performance blenders, such as those made by Vitamix. Whichever type you own, keep in mind that it’s crucial to read your particular high-performance blender instructions to learn what settings work best for various ingredients and recipe types. Smoothies Green [...]

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The Importance of Spinal Care

By | February 8th, 2016|Physical Health|

Health effects people on a communal level. Besides a right to privacy, there's really no such thing as health on an individual level. When a person makes a bad health choice, that choice impacts the whole of society. Bad, recurring decisions in regards to diet, exercise, and activities like drinking alcohol reflect the high costs of [...]

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7 Surprising Health Benefits of Chocolate

By | February 5th, 2016|Physical Health|

February is National Chocolate Month, which is a great excuse to eat more of the sweet treat. Chocolate is candy though, and that is often blamed for obesity, tooth decay and other bad things because of the sugar and fat content. Still there are benefits to chocolate, especially dark chocolate. Chocolate comes from Cacao beans, [...]

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Essential Pantry Items for a Healthy Diet

By | February 4th, 2016|Nutrition|

The items you keep on hand in your kitchen set the tone for the meals you'll be eating. On the average day, when you get home from work tired and hungry, you're going to reach for whatever is handy. Keep a lot of frozen convenience food on hand, and you'll inevitably end up eating it. By [...]

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Healthy Smoothie Recipes to Try

By | February 2nd, 2016|Nutrition|

If you are looking to slim down or maintain your current weight, try adding smoothies to your diet. A smoothie can replace a full meal if it contains an array of healthy ingredients. It will satisfy your taste buds and give your body the fuel it needs to make it through the day. Let's take [...]

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5 Tips for Healthy Living

By | February 1st, 2016|Our Thoughts|

Keeping your body and mind healthy can be a challenge, especially if you stress out every time you think about it. But simple changes are easy when adding just a little something extra to your daily routine. Increase the number of healthy living choices you make every day by following the 5 basic steps of [...]

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