The Toxic Truth

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Monday, 26 January 2015. Posted in Tana's Blog, Nutrition

The Toxic Truth

It is important to know that sugar, just like cocaine, is addictive and devastating to the body. Actually, sugar can be even more addictive than cocaine.

In this week’s video, let’s chat about carb cravings, and why they happen.

The Food-Mood Connection

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Thursday, 22 January 2015. Posted in Tana's Blog, Nutrition

The Food-Mood Connection

It really is true: you are what you eat. Everything you put on the end of your fork matters! When you eat to improve your health, you actually improve the quality of your life. You see, food directly impacts neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine, and these neurotransmitters play a big role in how you feel.

WATCH: Surviving Cancer Three Times

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Monday, 12 January 2015. Posted in Tana's Blog

WATCH: Surviving Cancer Three Times

I would like to take a moment to really introduce myself, and explain what lead me to become a warrior for health. Where did the Omni Diet come from? Why is healthy eating so important to me? Watch the video below to learn more about my personal transformation from what was a devastating diagnosis to what empowered me to become a stronger, happier brain health Warrior

Are You Eating Modern Frankengrains?

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Monday, 05 January 2015. Posted in Tana's Blog, Nutrition

Are You Eating Modern Frankengrains?

Bagels and cream cheese. Pasta with alfredo sauce. Bread and stew. For many people, the thought of cutting out bread, even whole wheat bread, from their diet is wholly unreasonable. But a growing number (a surprisingly large number) of people are doing the unthinkable: they are staying out of the bread aisle, saying "no thank you" to the traditional basket of bread at the restaurant, and they are throwing out their bread boxes and toasters.

Eating for 2: What Expecting Mothers Need to Know

Written by Tana Amen, BSN, RN on Monday, 22 December 2014. Posted in Tana's Blog, Nutrition

Eating for 2: What Expecting Mothers Need to Know
There is nothing more euphoric than bringing your newborn baby home from the hospital. Likely, you’ve had your baby’s life all planned out for at least nine months. But have you thought about what foods you will transition to after breast feeding? Everything you eat, your baby "eats." Everything you drink, your baby "drinks." Yes, it’s a huge responsibility, but it is the greatest blessing and honor I know of.

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