Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category


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?”


Healthy School Lunches Kids Love

Healthy School Lunches Kids Love by Tana Amen BSN RN

“I’m sensitive to SO many foods? What can I eat?” This is a refrain I commonly hear. As always, I want to answer this thoughtfully, so I have consulted with two of my favorite doctors: Dr. Mark Houston from the Hypertension Institute and a Professor at Vanderbilt University, and Dr. Mark Filidei, a functional medicine physician at Amen Clinics. First I want to differentiate between allergies and food sensitivities, and … Continue reading “How to Make Sense of Your Food Sensitivities”


The Strength Of A Nation Lies In The Homes Of Its People

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Looking at tens of thousands of brains over the years, we have noticed an interesting trend: as we age, our brains seem to be getting less and less active. Like many other aspects of the human body, our brain’s natural sharpness begins to deteriorate later in life. This degenerative trend can be the culprit behind a lot of our suffering as we age, causing issues like memory problems and Alzheimer’s … Continue reading “Top 3 Foods That Steal Brain Reserve”