Feed Your Mental Health | Drew Ramsey | TEDxCharlottesville

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Psychiatrist, Dr. Drew Ramsey, invites us to use food to increase our mental health. In this whimsical and informative talk, Dr. Ramsey gives us a simple way to take care of our minds as we feed our bodies. Drew Ramsey, MD is a leading innovator in mental health, combining clinical excellence, nutritional interventions and creative media. He is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and in active clinical practice in New York City.

His work and writing has been featured by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Lancet Psychiatry, and NPR, which named him a “kale evangelist.”, the Today Show, BBC and TEDx. He is the author of three 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 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. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx