In this speech, bestselling author and food columnist for the New York Times Mark Bittman discusses the connection between one's diet, one's health and the preservation of the planet. Offering substantial research, rich insight and shocking statistics, Mark Bitterman demonstrates how the overproduction and overconsumption of foods with empty calories pose serious threats for society's health and climate change.
Mark Bittman encourages the audience to forge a new type of relationship with the food they eat today. He is a strong supporter of a diet with as few animal products as possible -- which is good for one's health and the environment -- and no eating meat before 6 pm. Mark Bittman provides an interesting and thoughtful speech, shedding light onto the real impacts of food today.