Stress and Nutritional Approches to Mental Health

"Let Food be thy Medicine" - Hippocrates. The foods we eat nourish both our bodies and our brains. The brain however has the first claim on the nutrients. Many ancient cultures understood that the foods we eat have an impact on our mental states of mind. Modern medicine is slowly catching up to this truth. In addition to exercise, meditation and other stress reduction methods, can we make nutritional changes to manage anxiety, depression, insomnia, stress etc? Come, find out what Dr. Mc Cully has to say about this. In this informative workshop, participants will :

  • learn how nutrient deficiencies are related to anxiety and depression
  • learn how to improve sleep and energy by changing your eating patterns
  • understand the relationship between stress with anxiety and insomnia

About the Speaker: Samia McCully, ND is a licensed naturopathic doctor. She obtained her doctorate from Bastyr University, the world’s leading school in natural medicine. She has been seeing patients of all ages in her private practice, Wellness Architecture, in Menlo Park for the last 10 years. Dr. Mc Cully has been heard on NPR, volunteered as an advisor to the Garage Startup Class for the Stanford Graduate School of Business and written many articles for public health education.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 12:00
Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Dr. Cypress Lounge Conference room
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