Future of Food: The Hype, Our Health
2016 Program Tracks
From panel discussions to debates to one-on-one interviews and more, we will explore the following topics in depth.
Nutritious and flavorful food is an essential ingredient of good health and joyful living. We’re making strides against global malnutrition and fortifying basic foods with vitamins. Mission-driven restauranteurs are introducing kids to the land, urban gardens and farmer’s markets are sprouting, and sustainability is the watchword. But debate rages on about what constitutes healthy eating, with full-fat milk back on the table, and supplements flying off the shelves, despite the disappointing science behind them. Where are the gaps between what we know and what we eat? How should nutrition science influence our choices?