Run For Your Life! The Zombie Makers Are Here to Steal Your Brain!

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Tuesday, 28 October 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog, Nutrition

Run For Your Life! The Zombie Makers Are Here to Steal Your Brain!
Let’s face it; Halloween is the highlight of the year for many kids and teens. It’s the one time of year kids live for... massive amounts of free sugar! But with the obesity rate tripling what it was a generation ago and the number of cavities among children increasing for the first time in 40 years, most health experts consider the candy-focused holiday a nightmare.

What Do Kids, Karate and Cancer Have in Common? CNN Hero of the Year!

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Friday, 24 October 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog

What Do Kids, Karate and Cancer Have in Common? CNN Hero of the Year!

Kids, karate and kicking cancer… All of my favorite subjects are represented in an amazing organization designed to empower children in pain, "Kids Kicking Cancer"…. And now KKC has been named as a "CNN Hero" top ten finalist. All KKC needs now is your vote! Support them Here!

You know I love Warriors! I also believe in the concept of lifting others as we climb. So when I met Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg and heard what he was doing for children through his non-profit organization, ’Kids Kicking Cancer’, I felt an immediate affinity toward him and his cause, and I wanted to do something to help. All he’s asking for is your vote!

Tana’s Tips For Surviving Cold and Flu Season

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Thursday, 23 October 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog

Tana’s Tips For Surviving Cold and Flu Season

Summer is officially over, and now that the season has changed it’s beginning to look like fall in many places around the country. With this change, you should be focused on protecting yourself against cold and flu symptoms. When people start coughing and sneezing around you, what should you do? If possible, get as far away from them as you can. If you’re wondering how to prevent germs from entering your heavenly, Omni-approved body, I’ve got you covered!

Dump Dairy Like a Bad Boyfriend: 3 Reasons to Break Up for Good

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Tuesday, 14 October 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog, Nutrition

Dump Dairy Like a Bad Boyfriend: 3 Reasons to Break Up for Good

OK girlfriend, it’s time to dump the dairy. I know what you’re thinking… "What? But milk does a body good!". You have been told that if you have not "got milk" you are missing out on something. And you have seen a constellation of movie stars and celebrities smiling at you from beneath their milk mustaches in the pages of glossy magazines. Face it; you bought that nonsense like a line from a bad movie. When I decided to give up milk, which I was attached to and knew wasn’t good for me, I thought of it like a bad boyfriend. I love milk, but isn’t loving me back… in fact, it’s abusing me! Since I’d never tolerate someone abusing me, it became easy to dump the dairy.

Autumn Comfort Foods

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Wednesday, 08 October 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog, Nutrition

Autumn Comfort Foods

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons. Chloe and I love this time of year because it begins to make us yearn for cold weather, sweaters, bowls of soup and steeped teas. This is the time of year to gather with family, celebrating warm odors pouring forth from the kitchen. Now that Chloe is older, we have established some fun mother daughter traditions. Baking has become a passion of Chloe’s and we spend as much time as possible baking during this time of year.

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