The Science of Plant-Based Eating

Nutrition expert Marissa Epstein, former White House Associate Director of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, will dive into the science of how plants give us a nutritional edge. As one of today’s most popular diets, plant-based eating is changing how consumers approach food choices everywhere from grocery to fast food. But humans have known plant-based eating to be the best diet for centuries. Why is it so effective? Epstein will uncover the extraordinary properties of plants that make them the best food choices for health. Through their shape and structure, plants possess an orchestration of nutrients that outperform other foods, beyond what humans can yet manufacture. Once you know the science, you can’t unsee the compelling nature of plants to transform our health.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Focus15
Event Type: Session
Level: Advanced