We believe that great brain health starts at home and in the community. Together, we can positively affect the most important organ in the body for billions of people with effective tools and methodologies.
Our personalized, comprehensive programs for brain healthy living are programs that people can follow for the rest of their lives.
Nutrition – A personalized program built for you.
Adopting a balanced, plant-based diet leads to maximum mental proficiency.
Exercise – An easy plan designed around your habits.
Daily exercise, simple movements and stretching increases life expectancy and boosts mood.
Unwind – Stress management to reduce bad stress.
Unwinding and developing ways to alleviate stress optimizes overall health.
Restore – Identify the best conditions for sleep.
Restorative sleep cleanses the brain of unhealthy chemicals and is vital to brain health.
Optimize – Inclusive plan for cognitive excellence.
Optimize cognitive capacity by focusing on activities that are driven by your purpose.
Dean Sherzai - MD, PhD
Dr. Dean Sherzai is co-director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University. Dean trained in Neurology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and completed fellowships in neurodegenerative diseases and dementia at the National Institutes of Health and UC San Diego. He also holds a PhD in Healthcare Leadership with a focus on community health from Andrews University.
Ayesha Sherzai - MD
Dr. Ayesha Sherzai is a neurologist and co-director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University, where she leads the Lifestyle Program for the Prevention of Neurological Diseases. She completed a dual training in Preventative Medicine and Neurology at Loma Linda University, and a fellowship in Vascular Neurology and Epidemiology at Columbia University. She is also a trained plant-based culinary artist.
Demystifying the keys to healthy living in a world inundated with fad diets and dangerous pseudoscience.
Providing personalized, comprehensive, yet easy to follow programs to empower people toward brain healthy living. Teaching people that healthy doesn’t have to be hard.
Ongoing research through our co-directorship at Loma Linda University Medical Center to continue our learning and allow us to disseminate what we learn to our audience.
Educating people on the research that lifestyle factors related to eating habits, stress reducing exercise and positive relationships have a significant impact on neurological diseases.
Join the Healthy Minds Initiative
Healthy Minds Initiative (HMI) is a non-profit committed to powering the global brain vitality revolution. We utilizes technology to build communities and conversations around healthy minds acting as a bulwark against environment responsive cognitive diseases. In addition, we support communities with knowledge, structure, funding, and the resources needed to combat and prevent these terrible diseases.