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Healthy Holidays: Brain Warrior Style

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Warriors always have a strategy. If you leave your health to chance, especially during the holidays, you are setting yourself up to fail. Christmas is the most anticipated day of the year, but did you know that it is also the one day of the year that hospitals all over the country admit the most heart attack patients? Yep, Christmas Day! Try these five simple tips that we use to keep our … Continue reading “5 Tips For Healthy Holiday Success”


The Brain Warrior Holiday Meal Plan

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Whether you’re into dressing up like witches and goblins and going door-to-door asking for a treat, October 31st is around the corner. Halloween is widely celebrated in the U.S. In fact, Americans purchase over 600 million pounds of candy in anticipation of trick or treaters. This is a total of nearly $2billion! This is truly a horrifying nightmare for those of us dedicated to being Brain Warriors. There is candy … Continue reading “Can Halloween Be Healthy?”


3 Ways to Increase Your ‘Cuddle’ Hormone

3 Ways To Increase Your Cuddle Hormone by Tana Amen BSN RN

Every September, I’m bombarded with questions about healthy lunch ideas for kids. Let’s face it, the lunches provided by schools aren’t any better than most fast-food restaurants. Even calling them food is questionable. Then there are Lunchables – the Kraft created, pre-packed lunches that became all the rage in the 80’s and are still going strong. These were the perfect solution for busy working moms, and kids love them. There’s … Continue reading “Healthy School Lunches Kids Love”


How to Make Sense of Your Food Sensitivities

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  How often have you said any of the statements below? “I CAN’T get sick before my trip!” “I CAN’T oversleep” “I’m NOT going to eat donuts tomorrow” “I’m NOT going to lose my temper with my kids” And how often have you done exactly what you said you weren’t going to do? You’re not alone! And fortunately, this is easier to fix than you may think. What you choose … Continue reading “Are You Getting What You DON’T Want?”