Are You Optimizing The Way You Exercise?

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If you find working out a drag, you might want to change your strategy. There is new evidence that shows that your attitude about exercise may actually be linked to how much benefit you receive from it. A new study suggests that when you view the time you spend being active as fun, not a chore, you’re less likely to overeat afterwards. Having Fun Makes a Difference After the walk … Continue reading “Are You Optimizing The Way You Exercise?”


Do Calories Matter?

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As a Brain Warrior we’re going to help fuel your body for success.  The most effective warriors have used food as medicine for centuries. They ate for one reason- to win! You do this by paying attention to the quality of your calories and the messages those calories are sending to your body. Think about this, if you were a warrior on a vital mission, and you had 500 calories … Continue reading “Do Calories Matter?”


I’m Eating Perfectly, Why Aren’t I Seeing Results?

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I thought I would use a real-life example of something that happened recently. As my client (let’s call her Sally) walked in, she started complaining. She said, “I’m frustrated. I’m doing everything I’m supposed to do. I’m eating perfectly, I’m exercising, and I’m still gaining weight.” Sally had lost almost 60 pounds and she gained 20 back. I hear this a lot in some way or another from people writing … Continue reading “I’m Eating Perfectly, Why Aren’t I Seeing Results?”


3 Things All Vegans Should Know

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  So you’ve decided to go vegan, or maybe you’re still considering it, and you want to know if you can really be healthy and feel good without eating meat or other animal products. Truthfully, we have no interest in the food fight.  The fact is there is research on both sides of that war. Our only goal is to help you be vibrant and have a healthy brain and … Continue reading “3 Things All Vegans Should Know”


Brunch It Up: My Brain-Healthy Easter Menu

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Easter is the welcoming of spring, the resurrection of Christ, and a great time to celebrate and share brunch with your family and friends. It is important to remember, warriors do NOT take holidays off. It is essential you have a food strategy when it comes to holiday celebrations. Easter comes sugar-filled goodies, chocolate bunnies, leading to overall brain-fog and a upset stomach. This year I encourage you to avoid a sugar … Continue reading “Brunch It Up: My Brain-Healthy Easter Menu”


4 Colorful Ways to Spice Up Your Workout

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With the tech era in full swing, people are more sedentary than they’ve  ever been. Sitting is considered “the smoking of the 21st century” according to health experts, it leads to inflammation, obesity and illness. Tribe, your body was designed to MOVE. Regular moderate exercise is the secret to feeling sexier, healthier, more energetic, and to having a better brain. And believe it or not, exercise doesn’t need to be … Continue reading “4 Colorful Ways to Spice Up Your Workout”


Do You Have The Burger Blues?

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The proof is in! In a recent study, BMC Journal found that people who eat more plant foods, such as vegetables, fruits and lean proteins, including fish, have a lower incidence of depression. Those who consume more processed foods and sugar had a higher incidence of depression. This study shows that our brains respond to what we are putting into our bodies and that we are able to change our … Continue reading “Do You Have The Burger Blues?”


11 Best Foods for a Sharper Mind Today

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If your memory is worse than it was ten years ago, you should know that your risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s has risen. Did you know that food can play an important role in getting your memory back to where you want it to be? Here’s a mnemonic called “Bright Minds” for this reason. This mnemonic gives you your memory loss risk factor and its brain healthy solution. Here is … Continue reading “11 Best Foods for a Sharper Mind Today”