Tana Amen, RN, BSN. helps people realize that they are not stuck with the brain and body they have by empowering them with simple strategies that will transform them into WARRIORS for their health. Tana is the executive vice president of the Amen Clinics, the NY Times bestselling author of “The Omni Diet”, highly respected health and fitness expert, and a nationally renowned speaker, and media guest.
She and her husband, Dr. Daniel Amen recently appeared together in the popular PBS television show “Healing ADD” and “The Omni Health Revolution”. Working side by side they are creating an army of people dedicated to transforming the health of their brains and bodies using the tips and strategies they’ve created called “The Brain Warrior’s Way”.
Besides being a guest for the “Doctor’s”, NBC’s “Today”, “Good Day NY”, “Extra”, “Joy Behar” and others, Tana has given presentations at The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Saddleback Church, High Performance Academy, Superhero You, the Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior, the Omega Institute, Kripalu, Beacon House, Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, and many other wellness-focused organizations.
After graduating Magna cum Laude from Loma Linda University’s School of Nursing, Tana spent years working at Loma Linda’s level A trauma unit as a neurosurgical intensive care nurse, taking care of some of the sickest patients in the hospital. There she learned firsthand the value of diet and nutrition on brain health. Tana is the author of 6 highly successful books, including: The Omni Diet, Healing ADD through Food, Change Your Brain, Change Your Body Cookbook, Get Healthy with the Brain Doctor’s Wife, Eat Healthy with the Brain Doctor’s Wife and Live Longer with the Brain Doctor’s Wife.
In addition to working with her husband at The Amen Clinics, Tana was a nutrition consultant, coach, and part of the team, which included psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen, functional medicine specialist Dr. Mark Hyman, and heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, that helped create the wildly popular Daniel Plan (www.danielplan.com) for Saddleback Church at the request of Pastor Rick Warren.
Tana hosts a unique tribe of “Brain Warriors” on the community started by the Amen’s, “Brain Fit For Life” where she shares healthy eating tips and strategies. Many of her tips are also shared via her blogs on Huffington Post www.huffingtonpost.com, Live Strong www.livestrong.com, Brain In The News www.AmenClinics.com and www.tanaamen.com.
She has also played an important part in Dr. Amen’s astonishingly successful PBS specials, which have raised more than $50 million for public television and have made Daniel Amen one of the country’s most respected doctors.
Tana practices martial arts regularly and has a black belt in Kenpo Karate and Taekwando Being a mother and wife is Tana’s first passion. Keeping her family and friends focused on fitness and health is a primary value for her.
Tana believes that everyone can optimize his or her health by using “The Brain Warrior’s Way” that she and her husband have developed and perfected. Her call to action energizes and inspires her followers.