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Harnessing the Power of Food

Diet Confusion? Alkaline, Paleo, Ketogenic, Macrobiotic, or Vegan: Are any really anti-cancer? Help your patients navigate today's diet craze maze

“Eat this…Don’t eat that! Grains are great! Avoid wheat! No animal products ever! OK, maybe a little fish every once in a while.” Confused by the dietary do’s and don’ts that perplex our patients as well? Are any of the currently popular “named” diets the one to follow? 

Come learn the pros and cons of some of today’s most popular nutritional regimes touted as healthful. Donald Abrams, M.D. will explore the support for some of the recommended diets, review what is good about the regimen, what is problematic, and seek themes common among them. During the course of the exploration we will sample delicious morsels of foods deemed healthy.

Chef Rebecca Katz will demonstrate how to prepare big-flavor, quick and easy colorful plant based plates using cancer-fighting herbs, spices and vegetables Additionally, she will show how these plates can be garnished with sustainable proteins, nuts, seeds and grains.

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Registration is now open!!

Space is limited and past events ‘sold out’ so early registration is advised.


Bing Dining Room, 3rd Floor, Stanford Hospital
300 Pasteur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Bing Dining Room, 3rd Floor, Stanford Hospital

300 Pasteur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
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David Magnus, PhD, professor of medicine and biomedical ethics 

David Magnus, PhD. is Thomas A. Raffin Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Ethics, and Professor of Pediatrics at Stanford University, where he directs the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics.

David Magnus received his PhD in philosophy from Stanford University, and currently co-chairs Stanford Hospital and Clinic’s Ethics Committee which provides consultation to doctors, patients and families on issues concerning surrogate decision making at the end-of-life and organ donation. He is a member of Stanford’s End of Life Work Group, Palliative Care Board and the newly formed Innovative Care Committee.