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Nutrition

What’s The Deal With Those Overnight Oats?

It’s become really popular for people to soak oats overnight in water or plant-based milk, like almond or coconut milk. That way, they can just grab them out of the refrigerator in the morning for a ready-to-go breakfast. But is this the best way to eat oats? The Benefits of Oats Oats are complex carbohydrates…

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Are You Using The Right Sugar Alternative?

So, you want to kick your sugar habit? There are numerous alternative sweeteners on the market, but which ones are up to Brain Warrior standards and which ones are merely weapons of mass destruction? I’ve researched them all and here are 4 sugar alternatives to try and 5 to toss. My Top 4 Sugar Alternatives…

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11 Tips For Warrior-Style Holiday Eating

The holidays are upon us and you know what that means—family, friends, and coworkers trying to foist unhealthy foods and booze on you that will throw you off your brain healthy program. Don’t let it happen! You don’t have to act like a sheep and let others poison your body and brain with foods that…

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Is Your Microwave Ruining Your Food?

When you go to work and want to heat up that brain healthy meal you prepared the night before, what are your options? If your workplace is like the vast majority of offices, teacher lounges, and other communal kitchens, you probably have only one option: the microwave. But is that wonder of modern convenience safe?…

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Foods To Balance Hormones At THAT Stage Of Life

I recently heard from a Brain Warrior who, after a lifetime of having a healthy weight, began struggling with postmenopausal weight gain despite eating organic foods, taking high-quality supplements, and doing intermittent juice fasts. All of a sudden at age 47, she started feeling hungry all the time and as a result, she put on…

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Is This One Substance Slowly Killing You?

I’ve talked to so many Brain Warriors who have made healthy changes to their diets, added regular exercise to their routine, started taking supplements targeted to their brain type, found their purpose in life, and learned to eliminate the automatic negative thoughts (ANTs) that keep them down. But so many of you tell me there’s…

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5 Brain Healthy Thanksgiving Sides

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I have so much to be thankful for. And I also love the fact that it’s a chance to show the whole family that holidays don’t have to mean overindulging in food that’s going to make you feel bloated and give you brain fog. For most families, turkey…

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Is Intermittent Fasting Good For Brain Warriors?

As a Brain Warrior, you probably know that intermittent fasting has been making headlines as a weight-loss strategy. Intermittent fasting is when you give your body a chance to rest between meals. Typically, this age-old practice involves fasting for about 12-16 hours at a time. I find that it makes me think more clearly and…

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The Impossible Burger: Is It Healthy?

It sounds too good to be true—a plant-based burger with the taste and texture of a juicy beef patty that actually “bleeds” like the real thing—but that’s what people are saying about the Impossible Burger. And vegans, vegetarians, and people who just want to cut down on their beef intake are gobbling them up by…

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What The Heck Is Spirulina…and Is It Good For You?

There’s been some controversy lately about spirulina, and it’s time to clear up the confusion. Spirulina—also called blue-green algae—is a type of cyanobacteria, a single-celled microbe that grows in saltwater and in fresh water. It’s a favorite food source for many types of fish. And among humans, it has long been considered a superfood. But…

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