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FOOD IS MEDICINE OR IT IS POISON!
High quality nutrition is one of the most important strategies for winning the war for your healthy brain and body. Poor nutrition is self-sabotage! The Brain Warrior diet includes an abundance of illness-fighting nutrients from whole, living plant foods AND a portion of high-quality protein and healthy fat. Eat a diet that's 70% plant-based foods and 30% high quality protein. Keep your brain sharp. Ensure your muscles and organs function at peak performance.
TANA'S NUTRITION VIDEOS
TANA'S NUTRITION BLOGS
It’s 3 p.m., and out of nowhere, you’re hit with an overwhelming hankering for chocolate, cupcakes, or cookies. Your mind fixates on your sugary snack of choice and compels you to head to the kitchen cupboard or the office break room where you can find it. A few bites later, you’ve quenched your desire, but…Read More
Love your morning cup of coffee? You’re not alone. The intoxicating aroma and caffeine kick can make you feel like a real Warrior—increased alertness, enhanced mood, and a boost in energy that makes a tough gym workout feel like a breeze. For others though, it saps your Warrior mentality and triggers the jitters, feelings of…Read More
It’s no secret that plant-based foods offer many benefits for your brain and body. I typically recommend that Brain Warriors consume 70 percent plant-based foods with the remaining 30 percent consisting of high-quality protein. Some Warriors-in-training tell me they need a little help making the switch to more plant-based foods in their diet. If you’re…Read More
Menstrual cramps can really cramp your Warrior lifestyle, sometimes pushing you to choose the couch over that karate class. That’s not the only way menstrual pain impacts your brain health. Studies in the journal PAIN show that cramps can also lower your ability to pay attention and cause abnormal changes in your gray matter. When…Read More
Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love…and chocolate! It’s no wonder we love the melt-in-your-mouth treat—munch on some dark chocolate and it can have some blissful brain-altering effects. Chocolate triggers the release of feel-good neurotransmitters that boost your mood, and it contains a compound called phenylethylamine that acts as a stimulant. It all adds…Read More