Maya Adam
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Maya AdamLecturer at School of Medicine - Stanford University - Menlo Park, CAPersonal MissionInspiring a return to simple, economical home cooking to ensure the longterm health of our children and promote an improved quality of life for all families.Unique SpecialtyTeaches courses on child health and nutrition at Stanford University.Other PassionsDancing, writing and spending time with good friends who enrich her life and make each day that their families come together feel like a small celebration.Website
Maya Adam is a lecturer at Stanford University School of Medicine. She received her BA in Human Biology at Stanford before completing her medical degree at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to her post-secondary studies, she spent almost 10 years as a professional ballet dancer in Germany. Now, she is the mother of three young boys and lectures on child health and nutrition at Stanford. She spends her free time trampoline-jumping with the children and cooking for family and friends. She also enjoys writing in her spare time and her work has appeared in The Vancouver Sun, The Globe and Mail and O Magazine.READ FULL BIO
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Gluten Free Meals
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University Of British Columbia Medical Degree 2008
Stanford University BA, Human Biology, Honors, Phi Beta Kappa 2004
Simon Fraser University Distance Ed. Program, Applied Sciences 2000
State Academy of Dance, Stuttgart, Germany Professional Ballet Program 1993


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Maya's new book Food, Love, Family: A Practical Guide to Child Nutrition is now available on Amazon! For any parent who has ever wondered how to get their children to enjoy a variety of delicious, real foods, Food, Love, Family offers practical and easy-to-implement advice. A former professional ballet dancer, Dr. Adam now teaches at the Stanford School of Medicine on child health and nutrition and her book, was written as a handbook for parents and caregivers around the world. Adam weaves sensible advice with case studies, recipes and stories of families around the world feeding their children with joy and a vested interest in their health. 100% of the author’s royalties are being donated directly to a registered 501c3 non-profit organizations that support children’s health.