by Ocean Robbins: Food shapes not only how long we live but how good we feel.


So what’s the scoop on food and happiness? There’s no doubt that ice cream, cookies, and chips have brought a lot of smiles to a lot of faces. But we also know that there’s more happiness in health than in sickness. Food Revolution Network founder Ocean Robbins shares his remarkable family story, and how food can contribute to a thriving life. Ocean Robbins is co-founder & CEO of the 700,000 member Food Revolution Network. He is author of the bestseller, 31-Day Food Revolution: Heal Your Body, Feel Great, and Transform Your World. Ocean founded Youth for Environmental Sanity (YES!) at age 16, and directed it for the next 20 years. He has spoken in person to more than 200,000 people, organized online seminars and events reaching more than a million, and facilitated leadership development events for leaders from 65 nations. He has served as adjunct professor for Chapman University, and is a recipient of the national Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service, the Freedom’s Flame Award, the Harmon Wilkinson Award, and many other honors. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.