(Video: 21 minutes) Celebrity chef and long-time advocate of healthy eating Jamie Oliver says “We have an awful reality right now.” As a longtime advocate of changing today’s lifestyles and diet, Oliver has started campaigns such as Jamie’s School Dinner, Ministry of Food and Food Revolution USA combine Oliver’s culinary tools. He has been highly active around food issues, including advocating activism and engaging in community organizing — to create change on both the individual and governmental level.
He says “We the adults of the last 4 generations have blessed our children with a shorter lifespan that the life of their parents because of the landscape of food that we’ve built around them. The statistics of bad health are clear.”
In this TED talk, he lays down the facts on how bad the obesity pandemic is.