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      VIP "Food + Mood" Healthy Eating Low-Carb Workshop by Stanford MDs in Menlo Park

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      November 13, 2019

      Wednesday   6:00 PM

      Chestnut Street at Santa Cruz Ave (on the Chestnut Paseo)
      Menlo Park, California 94025

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      VIP "Food + Mood" Healthy Eating Low-Carb Workshop by Stanford MDs

      Jumpstart your healthy lifestyle and get the tools you need to succeed from Stanford’s leading medical expert on the low carb lifestyle! Agenda 6:00-6:30 Educational Talk 6:30-7:10 Cooking Demo 7:10-7:30 Mindfulness Primer 7:30-8:15 Dinner with Mindful Eating 8:15-9:00 Q&A with the MDs + optional 1:1s with Dr. Sethi Dalai or Dr. Vasan  About Learn from physicians how to find ‘hidden sugars’ toxic for health and how to read nutrition labels correctly. Take a deep dive into preventing yourself from being duped by marketing ploys and the profit focused big food industry. If you are struggling with diabetes, prediabetes, insulin resistance, obesity, this is a perfect workshop to jumpstart your health and even reverse or improve your condition. Our patients lose on average between 5-10% weight in just 3 months and reduce blood sugar significantly. This is a keto-friendly, paleo-friendly, gluten-free program. You will be taught how to make simple, nutritious, low carbohydrate meals for the busy working bay area professional.  Learn about the nutrients most important for brain health and wellness. If you struggle with depression, anxiety, or high inflammation, this is also a good program to help change mood and a great anti-inflammatory lifestyle intervention. Those that struggle with depression, anxiety, or simply burnout from the highly demanding Silicon Valley life, can also find this workshop a perfect way to start and make the right change for your health. Tips, tricks, and wisdom from doctors will be shared with you, distilled down from successfully helping hundreds of others, in an easy to understand format. This is not the workshop for you if you suffer from anorexia nervosa or other serious eating disorders. If you are looking for help with unhealthy eating behaviors or an eating disorder, find out more by contacting This is a highly personalized, small group workshop. The science will briefly be reviewed, practical daily routine strategies will be shared, how to eat mindfully will be practiced, and ample time to ask anything to the docs will be available. If interested in a 1:1 coaching 40 min session immediately before or after the workshop, please sign up for 1:1’s here on Eventbrite or sign up with the clinic directly for a full comprehensive medical evaluation by emailing You can email us for more information, for any dietary restriction requests, or assistance with understanding potential health insurance coverage options.  About Dr. Sethi Dalai  Dr. Sethi Dalai is the Founder and Medical Director of Silicon Valley Metabolic Psychiatry, a new center in the Bay Area focused on optimizing brain health by integrating low carb nutrition, comprehensive psychiatric care, and treatment of obesity with associated metabolic disease. With expertise in obesity medicine and adult eating disorders. Dr. Sethi Dalai received her MD from Duke University School of Medicine, Masters in Biotechnology from Johns Hopkins University, and completed her residency training in Psychiatry at Stanford, where she created the adult eating disorders training pathway for future resident physicians. Dr. Sethi Dalai is currently the principal investigator of a study on the effectiveness of a low-carbohydrate dietary intervention in an outpatient cohort of patients with obesity and bipolar illness or schizophrenia; she was awarded a grant by the Obesity Treatment Foundation to support this research. She is also a co-investigator on a clinical trial testing an FDA approved obesity medication for binge-eating disorder and bulimia nervosa at Stanford University, funded by SPARK at Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Sethi Dalai won the national Symonds Fellow Award from the Association of Women Psychiatrists for innovation and leadership in psychiatry and contributions to women’s health. She is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association, American Psychiatric Association, and served on the executive council of the Northern California Psychiatric Association. About Dr. Vasan  Dr. Nina Vasan is the Founder and Medical Director of Silicon Valley Executive Psychiatry, a new concierge mental health clinic focused on optimizing brain health and providing a comprehensive, individualized program to target the unique cultural stressors of executives and entrepreneurs. Dr. Vasan received an MD from Harvard Medical School, where she was chosen by classmates to serve as a commencement speaker. Compelled by her own personal struggles, she is now working to apply her experience in entrepreneurship to brain health. She is the Founder and Director of Brainstorm: The Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation (, the world's first academic laboratory dedicated to transforming mental health through entrepreneurship. Dr. Vasan and Brainstorm's team are authoring a book on tech ventures in brain health; they were named by The Financial Times and McKinsey to the international Bracken Bower Prize for the best business book proposal of the year shortlist. Named a "40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovator" by MedTech Boston, she is the Chair of the Committee on Innovation and Founder of the Psychiatry Innovation Lab at the American Psychiatric Association. She worked at McKinsey & Company in Silicon Valley advising healthcare payers and providers, and also advises investors, philanthropists, and healthcare startups. She graduated from Stanford's Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, where she was a Chief Resident, and from Stanford's Graduate School of Business (MBA '18). She is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry of Stanford University School of Medicine. For privacy, address in downtown Menlo Park will be provided upon registration. Your health insurance may cover the partial or full cost of this workshop; a superbill will be provided to participants upon request to submit to your health insurance provider for reimbursement.

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