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The Omni Health Revolution With Tana Amen, R.N. & Dr. Daniel Amen, M.D.

Airs Sunday, September 1, 2013 at 7 a.m. on KPBS TV

Above: Tana Amen, R.N. and Daniel Amen, M.D. discuss the science of nutragenomics in "The Omni Health Revolution."

"The Omni Health Revolution" is a new show by psychiatrist Daniel Amen and his wife, neurosurgical intensive care nurse Tana Amen. The program is designed to help viewers take control of their physical and mental health using the science of nutragenomics – a big word, but it’s very simple.

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Tana Amen, R.N. and Daniel Amen, M.D.

Give at the $144 level during our membership campaign and receive the combo package including: "The Omni Health Revolution" DVD; "The Omni Diet" hardcover book and journal; a 5-CD set with interviews; and one-year membership to Tana and Dr. Amen's online program. This gift also includes enrollment in the myKPBS Savers Club plus additional online access to more than 130,000 merchant offers and printable coupons, as well as a KPBS License Plate Frame (if you're a new member). The DVD only is available at the $60 level.

Recipes

Browse Tana's recipes, and then create your grocery list.

Connect

Dr. Daniel Amen is on Facebook, you can follow @DocAmen on Twitter and explore his blog. Tana Amen, B.S.N., R.N. is on Facebook, you can follow @TanaAmen on Twitter, Pinterest, and explore her blog.

Nutragenomics tells us that the foods you eat talk directly to your genes. You have the choice to eat in a way that turns on genes that keep you healthy or make you sick. Most people think of their genes like an evil monarchy that condemned them to be sick. Daniel and Tana Amen turn that notion on its head to give viewers much more control over the health of their bodies and minds.

The Omni Health Revolution is a bipartisan plan that bridges the gap between strict vegetarian diets and extreme high protein diets.That diet program is based on 70 percent plant based foods and 30 percent high quality protein. It is the perfect balance for optimal health and performance. Participants find it gives them better energy, memory, and mood, plus a slimmer waistline.

As an ICU nurse, Tana knows a lot of uncomfortable ways to keep people alive for a long time. But she wants a high quality life and has adopted the concept of health span instead of lifespan.

Health span is how long you live in a healthy state and are able to enjoy looking and feeling your best, living with passion, and having the greatest resistance to disease. And the thing is, most of us don’t have to eat an extreme diet to enjoy a long, healthy life.

This public television program is divided into three parts, corresponding to the three phases of the Omni Health Revolution. First, viewers learn how to use food as medicine to actually reverse illness, including which foods to choose and which ones to lose.

Then the duo discusses the simplest and most effective ways to exercise, forget killing yourself. Viewers also will get more practical tips on incorporating this plan into their lives, including how to do it on a budget and even when you travel.

In final part, there is a discussion on how to mimic calorie restriction, to help optimize metabolism. This program is not about deprivation, but abundance. Plus, there is a discussion of how to get the people you love involved.

This program is part of our TV Membership Campaign. Support quality programming you depend on from KPBS. Join or renew today!

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Ask Tana on Facebook, The Omni Diet vs Other Dieting Plans

Above: Tana Amen, B.S.N., R.N. responds to Facebook fan's questions: "Another diet plan! What makes this different from the rest?" Tana Amen is a registered nurse, health and fitness expert, nationally renowned speaker and nutritional consultant and coach for the wildly popular Daniel Plan. Her new book, "The Omni Diet" is a revolutionary 70% plant-based and 30% protein simple-to-follow plan provides both illness-fighting nutrients from whole living foods and high-quality protein to keep the brain sharp and the muscles and organ functioning at peak condition.

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Ask Tana on Facebook, Addiction to Sugar

Above: Tana Amen, B.S.N., R.N. responds to Facebook fan's questions: "I really want to lose weight. I am over 50 and tired all the time. My problem is cravings. They control me more than I control them. It used to be easy for me to deal with this, but now it is harder than ever. My mother had the same problem. I even wake up in the middle of the night and eat, JUST LIKE MOM used to do. Her poor diet and sleep habits ruined her health. She even had a stomach stapling to try and lose weight. It didn't change her eating habits, so it only worked for a little while. I don't want to go down that road. I do not believe surgery or a prescription drug is the right answer. One of my daughters confided in me that she has found herself getting up and eating in the middle of the night, too. Let me be clear. When my kids all lived at home, I did NOT have this problem with being overweight and eating in the middle of the night. How do I overcome the cravings during the daytime and eating in the middle of the night?

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Tana Amen, B.S.N., R.N., talks about The Omni Diet

Above: Tana Amen, B.S.N., R.N., talks about her revolutionary 70% Plant plus 30% Protein program to lose weight, reverse disease, fight inflammation and change your life forever. Join Tana Amen in the OMNI REVOLUTION to get healthy for the rest of your life.

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