Jul 26, 2022
“There is infinitely more pleasure and joy to be found in moving towards health, than in the short term pleasure that comes from foods that make us ill.”
- Ocean Robbins
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.
In today’s talk, Ocean gives us simple steps we can all take to eat healthier, even on a budget. He also inspires us to take positive action to benefit the planet.
[01:33] Ocean’s upbringing as heir to the Baskin-Robbins ice cream dynasty (hint: it is NOT what you’d expect)
[08:50] Starting a Food Revolution
[11:32] How to eat organic on a budget
[18:50] Fantastic Fungi - aligning ourselves with our “natural allies”
[29:56] 31 Day Food Revolution