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My 9 Tips for a Brain-Boosting DietIf you missed Part 1 (our previous blog), we explored what a TBI is, what role neuronutrition plays in recovery, and considered some frequently asked questions about TBI recovery and nutrition.  In this, Part 2, we’ll dive into the juicy stuff – the food! Plus we’ll consider a few...
The Seemingly Prolonged Road To Recovery Have you or someone close to your heart faced the challenge of a traumatic brain injury?  Perhaps concerns about Alzheimer’s, dementia, or depression might be casting a shadow on your thoughts. In a world where our cognitive abilities play a pivotal role in our personal and professional lives, it...
Natural Sugars vs. Sugar Additives By now, most people are aware that not all calories are created equal. A calorie from a baked potato will have a different effect on the body than one from a whole egg. But what about sugar? Are all sugars created equal? Is the sugar we get from an apple...
What is a Concussion? A concussion is considered a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI or mTBI) that occurs when the brain experiences a sudden movement or impact within the skull.  It can result from a blow to the head, a violent shaking of the head and upper body, or a forceful impact that causes the...
Did you know there is an intricate connection between food and anxiety? Yes, diet has a considerable effect on mental health and anxiety.  It may not come as a surprise that the food we consume can significantly impact our anxiety levels – it can either worsen or alleviate it. But what you may not realize...
Is self-care a regular part of your routine?Looking after yourself should be a priority, not a second thought.  There are many different things you can do to look after your health, and it’s important that you do as many of them as you can.  The good news is if you don’t know where to start,...
Do you know why having an alkaline diet of mainly whole fruits and vegetables is important? The main reason is that acidic foods, including meat and refined carbohydrates. This will tax our buffer system and pass on toxins to the various organs. Which then can cause inflammation and chronic disease. All humans have a buffer...
Have you ever tried to improve your immune system with high doses of vitamin C or by using an elderberry tincture but still suffered from a bad cold or flu? You are not alone. Fighting colds and flu in the winter season is not possible by using just one single, natural agent, even in a...
Eating for your general health and the functioning of your organs has been widely discussed amongst nutritionists and lifestyle writers for decades. Many people know the best foods for their hearts, liver, intestines, and so on. However, many people neglect their brains when they’re trying to cultivate a healthy diet, but the right foods can have...
Fueling your body with the right foods isn’t just a choice – it’s a powerful tool in your journey to living with the challenges of ataxia. By embracing a diet rich in complex carbohydrates, lean proteins, healthy fats, and vibrant fruits and vegetables, you’re not only nourishing your body but also unlocking a natural source...
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To continuously empower others on building healthy lifestyles where personal/spiritual growth is prioritized, the pursuit of positive mind-body change is valued, and the notion of making the most out of life is a core motivation. In addition, to raise overdue Ataxia Awareness and spark meaningful perspective shifts that both present-day society and future generations can mutually benefit from.

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