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Progesterone Triturate Tips

If you are taking a Bio-Identical Progesterone Triturate (sublingual natural progesterone), you may find some of these tips useful!   First of all, what is a triturate? Triturates are a popular form of medication made by

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Published on: 05-28-2015


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Energizing B12 Injections

We are now offering Vitamin B12 Injections!Research shows that several conditions have been linked to low levels of Vitamin B12. Without knowing it, many of us are deficient in B12, especially as we age. Vitamin

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Published on: 05-27-2015


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Get rewarded for aesthetic treatments!

We are pleased to introduce ASPIRE Galderma Rewards, a new free loyalty program offering points, perks and privileges for maintaining your Galderma aesthetic treatments (Dysport, Restylane, Restylane Silk and Perlane). When you sign up, you’ll instantly

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Published on: 05-14-2015


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Live Botox Demonstration!

See a Live Demonstration of Botox and find out if this wrinkle relaxer is right for you! We know that some people are a little nervous of needles, so we thought it would be a great

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Published on: 05-04-2015


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Live Botox Demonstration!

See a Live Demonstration of Botox and find out if this wrinkle relaxer is right for you!  We know that some people are a little nervous of needles, so we thought it would be a

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Published on: 05-04-2015


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Turn Your Frown Upside Down

A Botox or Dysport treatment can turn that frown upside down! While Botox and Dysport treatments are famous for removing lines from the face, the injections are also used to turn up the corners of the

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Published on: 04-30-2015


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Do you have Nutritional Deficiencies?

Innovative Directions in Health Offers Micronutrient Testing What is Micronutrient Testing? SpectraCell’s Micronutrient tests measure the function of 35 nutritional components including vitamins, antioxidants, minerals and amino acids within our white blood cells.  Scientific evidence shows us that

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Published on: 04-29-2015


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Susie’s Fabulous Fudge Recipe

FUDGE ANYONE? I LOVE CHOCOLATE! I LOVE DESSERTS! I LOVE SUGAR! I have always loved sweets..and always will. The only problem...I am just too busy for the sugar crash I get within 30 minutes

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Published on: 04-28-2015


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Susie’s Fabulous Fudge Recipe

FUDGE ANYONE?  I LOVE CHOCOLATE!  I LOVE DESSERTS!  I LOVE SUGAR! I have always loved sweets..and always will. The only problem…I am just too busy for the sugar crash I get within 30 minutes of that delightful

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Published on: 04-28-2015


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Now Offering VOLUMA

DEFY GRAVITY. A MORE YOUTHFUL PROFILE STARTS WITH THE APPLES OF YOUR CHEEKS. JUVÉDERM VOLUMA XC injectable gel instantly adds volume to the cheek area to correct age-related volume loss. It can give you contour and a subtle lift for

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Published on: 04-22-2015


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Susie’s 1 Year Anniversary on BHRT

Hello everyone! I can’t believe it’s been a year since I first walked into Innovative Directions In Health. Time goes so fast when you are feeling good! It’s been just a wonderful year. I’ve been staying the course

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Published on: 03-31-2015


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Healthy Sweet Potato Skins Recipe

Sweet potatoes are very healthy foods. They are high in vitamin A, vitamin B5, B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, magnesium, and carotenoids. They are fat-free, a great source of dietary fiber have a low glycemic index, and

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Published on: 03-26-2015


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Homemade Chemical Free Toothpaste

Discovering how to make products on your own is beneficial to your health and also fun! Homemade toothpaste is one of my new favorite things to make!   As we try to cut out all of the

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Published on: 03-10-2015


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Bring on the Bean Diet

Learning more about a Bean Diet Many of our patients have been asking our Nurse, Sarah, about the Bean Diet she is on. We got her to write down what she does and what the diet

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Published on: 02-23-2015


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Am I a good candidate for a liquid lift?

The term “liquid lift” refers to using a combination of injectables to rejuvenate the face. At some point in time, lines and wrinkles trouble us all. By providing volume and a subtle lift, a liquid lift

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Published on: 02-18-2015


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Protect Your Breasts

Ultra Indole-3-Carbinol (I3C) Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) is found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts. I3C functions as an antioxidant, stimulates natural detoxification enzymes and promotes healthy metabolism of estrogen. It also supports the function of

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Published on: 01-28-2013


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Protect Yourself & Help Prevent Cancer

EGCg Green Tea Extract The antioxidants found in green tea are more powerful than those found in other tea varieties because of how green tea is made. Green Tea Extract contains numerous compounds, including Polyphenols and

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Published on: 12-28-2012


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Reduce Bloating

Water Ease is an excellent product to treat water retention and bloating as well as high blood pressure. Water Ease provides two key ingredients for healthy water balance, high blood pressure, a healthy heart, and provides antioxidant defense.

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Published on: 11-21-2012


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Be Healthy & Increase Energy

Green Energy Drink Make this a part of your morning routine! Feel bettter while boosting your energy!!! Green Energy is a blend of 40 natural and organic Super Foods that contains the antioxidant & phytonutrient power equal

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Published on: 09-25-2012


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Limited-Time Savings

An upLIFTing Bellafill Event

There’s a lot to love about Bellafill! And now there is even more to love. For a limited time you can save up to $350 on your Bellafill treatment! Want to SAVE even more? Join us

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Published on: 08-23-2017


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Giving Back is Good For You!

There’s an emergency need for blood -patients are counting on you. Please make an appointment to donate with us at our upcoming drive today.   Tuesday, October 3, 2017  8:30 – 2:30pm Located in our building at 7550 France Avenue

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Published on: 08-15-2017


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An Easier Way to Manage Your Prescriptions

Do you use Bloomington Drug to get your compounded prescriptions? It is now easier to manage and track your bio-identical hormone prescriptions with their new RefillRX Connect App. Try it out - we did and

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Published on: 07-26-2017


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Symptoms of Estrogen Dominance

Did you know that a main cause of hormone-related health problems in women is not due to the deficiency of estrogen or progesterone but rather the ratio of estrogen to progesterone? BioIdentical Hormone replacement therapy with

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Published on: 04-01-2017


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Thyroid problems? Get help

Our patients often tell us they have had their thyroid checked by their family physician and were told that it is fine all while they are having symptoms of cold hands and feet, weight gain,

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Published on: 05-31-2016


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Your Investment in Yourself is Worth it!

Your Investment in Yourself is Worth it! It’s been almost 2 years since Jill was trained by one of New York’s top Dermatologists Neal Sadick on injecting the newest kind of collagen growing filler, Bellafill.  Since then,

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Published on: 07-28-2017


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Best Technique for Volumizing the Aging Face

Why My Technique is Different The aging face experiences volume loss, we look tired, cranky and feel like our faces have dropped. Looking in the mirror becomes an unpleasant experience. I hear patients all the time

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Published on: 05-25-2017


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Protect Your Skin from Sun

EXTREME PROTECT SPF 30 Hydrating, Restorative, Ultimate Protection EXTREME PROTECT SPF 30 provides extraordinary protection by combining broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection and powerful antioxidants to mitigate oxidative solar damage. Featuring micro-fine zinc oxide and micro-encapsulated organic active sunscreens,

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Published on: 04-26-2017


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Under Eye Treatments: What Works and What Doesn’t

Are you tired of hearing how tired you look?? As I consult with my clients, one of the top concerns that almost always comes up is their desire to look more rested. Under-eye puffiness, bags, fine lines

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Published on: 03-08-2017


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Checklist: Botox / Dysport Do’s and Don’ts

To ensure you get the best possible results after your wrinkle fighting treatment here are some things you should and should not do before and after you get Botox or Dysport. These treatments relax and soften fine lines and

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Published on: 02-23-2017


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Online Nutritional Store

Dr. Sinda recommends the highest quality and potency of nutritional supplements to best support your health.   There are many choices in the dietary supplement and vitamin market. At our clinic, we offer a variety of

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Published on: 07-12-2017


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Migraines: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

Do you suffer from Migraines?  Migraines are headaches and are usually pounding and one sided. They are associated with nausea and light sensitivity. They can be debilitating and last for days. Research over the past several years

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Published on: 04-27-2017


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Without hormones, we cannot live

Life expectancy increased by 5 years between 2000 and 2015, the fastest increase since the 1960s.  With this being said, we can expect to live a substantial part of our lives in a state of hormonal deficiency. Hormonal

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Published on: 02-20-2017


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Importance of a Healthy Body Composition

There are many benefits of having a healthy body composition. By reducing your overall amount of body fat, you can improve your body composition and overall quality of life, as well as extend your lifespan. Here are

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Published on: 01-31-2017


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Choose Quality Over Convenience

Dr. Sinda and our staff recommends quality products from professional supplement and skincare companies who share the same commitment to your health – optimizing your health and skin. The medical grade products we offer meet

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Published on: 04-14-2016


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You Can Make this Vege Soup

Home Made Veggie Soup   This is a quick and easy recipe for a delicious hearty vegetable soup. Vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet but also taste fantastic, especially when made into soup.

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Published on: 08-31-2016


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Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

Have you been visiting the farmer's market for your fresh veges? Pick up some sweet potatoes and try making our own delicious hummus.   Add all ingredients below to a vitamix or food processor and pulse

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Published on: 07-27-2016


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Cucumber Hummus Bites

These cucumber hummus bites are a perfect quick and easy healthy appetizer or snack to whip up at home or for a party.   Cucumber Hummus Bites Recipe 1. Use a carrot peeler to create stripes

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Published on: 06-20-2016


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CHOCOLATE CASHEW BUTTER CRUNCH BARS

A TREAT FOR THE FREEZER...READY TO GO! I don't know why...but around 3:00 pm everyday...I am looking for chocolate. It's crazy but true! If I had a bag of reese's peanut butter cups anywhere near me

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Published on: 06-14-2016


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Chicken Salad Lettuce Wrap

This is one of my favorite quick meals. A very well rounded, balanced, healthy meal. Ingredients: Shredded chicken ( I use organic, free range chicken) Hard-boiled egg (organic, cage free) Avocado (smash up) Spicy mustard Tomatoes (chopped, I prefer firmer

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Published on: 05-31-2016


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And the Bellafill Winner is…

Congratulations LINDA WONG, winner of the $800 Bellafill Treatment in our ‘Guess How Many Collagen Microspheres contest’! She guessed 250, the lucky number was 261. Thanks to everyone who participated! Learn more about Bellafill at our upcoming

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Published on: 02-06-2017


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Get Involved by Joining us to Donate

We’ve teamed up again with the American Red Cross Blood Drive to Save Lives! October 4 | 9 – 3pm   Join us for our 6th Blood Drive located in our building, the Edina Business Plaza on France Avenue

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Published on: 08-30-2016


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Bellafill Celebration Event

Innovative Directions in Health has achieved bella Diamond status, placing our clinic among the top 1% of Bellafill providers in the United States. CELEBRATE with us as we receive our Elite bella Diamond Award at our Bellafill Transformations

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Published on: 08-18-2016


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What is Mindful Eating? – Am I Hungry?

Lets talk about mindful eating! Join us and our dietitian Ashley Oswald  Wednesday, August 24th from 12 – 1pm. * Learn how to differentiate mindful eating from mindless eating. * Discover how hunger differs from appetite. * Obtain useful

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Published on: 07-25-2016


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Live Botox Demonstration!

See a Live Demonstration of Botox and find out if this wrinkle relaxer is right for you!  We know that some people are a little nervous of needles, so we thought it would be a

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Published on: 05-04-2015


Learn about Natural Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy

Learn what is bio-identical hormone therapy replacement (BHRT). Hear from patients seeing Dr. Mahmud and Dr. Sinda how natural hormones have powerfully impacted their lives. Published on Oct 23, 2013.



KARE 11 Interview

Jill Porter, our RN / Injection Specialist has been injecting Botox and Fillers for over 10 years. Jill was invited to the KARE 11 TV studios to talk with Belinda Jensen about a few game changing beauty products that hit the market in 2015.



Fountain of Youth for the Face

KSTP TV Twin Cities Live Reports

You have choices when it comes to smoothing out your skin. Twin Cities Live TV Reporter, Kelli Hanson, investigates Bellafill, a promising treatment on the market. Find out why, Innovative Directions in Health’s Injector, Jill Porter says Bellafill offers permanent results lasting over 5 years and how it provides the most natural looking results on the market for wrinkles and replacing volume.

Could Bellafill be the “fountain of youth‿ for the face?

Bellafill is unique – not only does it immediately fill out your skin, but it’s specially formulated to ensure the injections don’t disappear through absorption into your body. Instead, it is a dual-acting filler and its microspheres vitalize your own skin to produce more collagen, which continue to lift up the skin to its natural height, fading lines and wrinkles and restoring skin texture. This is the key to Bellafill’s long-lasting results – new collagen that is yours to keep.

Jill Porter is a trainer for Bellafill providers and is one of the top Bellafill injectors in the Nation. Schedule a complimentary consultation to see how your appearance could benefit with Bellafill.


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