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Mental Health 2.0: You Are What You Eat
April 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
What does mental health really mean and why is America struggling so painfully right now with depression, suicide and isolation? The way we eat, the way we farm, the way we connect has drastically shifted and the impact on our mental health has never been more apparent. Drawing on his decade of experience as a top NYC psychiatrist, Drew Ramsey MD will challenge your biases about health and ensure every bite you eat fuels your amazing brains.
Drew Ramsey, MD is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and in active clinical practice in New York City. He is a leading innovator in mental health, combining clinical excellence, nutritional interventions and creative media. His work and writing has been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Lancet Psychiatry, and NPR, which named him a “kale evangelist”, and he’s made appearances on the Today Show, BBC and TEDx. He is the author of 3 books, Eat Complete: The 21 Nutrients that Fuel Brain Power, Boost Weight Loss and Transform Your Health, 50 Shades of Kale, and The Happiness Diet. His new e-course, Eat To Beat Depression, helps people maximize their brain health with every bite. He splits his time between New York City and rural Indiana where he lives with his wife, children and parents on his 127 acre organic farm.