Food Fix – Craving a forbidden intellectual sweet … or desiring insights into the impact of food on health? Check out this tempting menu. “Chefs” include a conscientious food capitalist; an urban food anthropologist; a geneticist who is reengineering meat and dairy; a global food rights activist; and other multi-disciplinary thinkers who are reshaping what and how we eat. They serve up major food issues ranging from global agricultural policies; government regulations; the organic-versus-GMO debate; food insecurity; and food waste. Bon appetit!
Host: Faculty of ALES
This session will be followed by an inter-active panel discussion about all things food, featuring:
Cathy Chan and Rhonda Bell, nutrition researcher and authors, The Pure Prairie Eating Plan
Henry An, food economist and GMO expert
Gail Hall, food writer, educator and owner Seasoned Solutions
Ryan Mason, co-owner, Reclaim Urban Farm
Hosted by Dr. Stan Blade, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences
* TEDMED Live is an annual event that brings together inspiring speakers, influential delegates, innovative startups and a passionate global audience. Over three days, all eight TEDMED Live sessions will be live streamed into the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy in real time from the stage in Palm Springs. Each session features 4 to 6 short talks (roughly 15 minutes) on the session theme.
The Health Science Council is proud to be a TEDMED affiliate; in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry Academic Technologies and the Department of Pediatrics, and the Faculty of Agricultural Life & Environmental Sciences we invite you to join us for these informative, provocative and inspiring talks about health and wellness and the health care system.
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