Ocean Robbins was born in a log cabin built by his parents, and grew up eating food they grew on the land together. At age 16, he co-founded an organization called YES! (Youth for Environmental Sanity) that he directed for the next 20 years. Ocean has spoken in person to more than 200,000 people in schools, conferences and events, and he has organized 100+ seminars and gatherings for leaders from 65+ nations. Ocean’s work has taken him all over the world, where he has seen first-hand the powerful impact of the food we eat – not just on our health, but on people and economies everywhere. He is author of The Power of Partnership, and co-author, with his dad and colleague John Robbins, of Voices of the Food Revolution. He serves as an adjunct professor for Chapman University, and has received numerous awards including the national Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service. He serves as co-host and CEO of the Food Revolution Network.

What You Need to Know About GMOs and Glyphosate

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Are you concerned about the safety of the food you eat and feed to others? I know I am, which is why I’m so glad I had the opportunity to sit down with Institute for Responsible Technology founder and GMO activist Jeffrey Smith.


Jeffrey shared with me some critical new developments related to genetically engineered foods and glyphosate, which is the primary active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup.


In the following video, we discuss the main problems with genetic engineering, the dangers of glyphosate, new genetic engineering technologies, and what you can do to protect yourself and your family.

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What No One Tells You About Weight Loss

What No One Tells You About Weight Loss

How People from 103 Countries Lost and Kept Off Over 300,000 Pounds

The statistics are grim. Billions of people, including more than 2/3 of Americans, are overweight or obese. More than 108 million people in the United States are on a diet. The average dieter makes three or four attempts each year. But less than 1% of these attempts lead to sustained and successful weight loss.

Is there any other domain in which so many people are trying so hard with such miserable results?

Imagine sending your kid off to college – and then learning that the graduation rate at the college is less than 1%. Would you blame your kid? Or would you blame the college?

The weight loss industry is raking in tens of billions of dollars feeding off of people’s misery. But, despite all the slick sales pages and fancy marketing, when you look at the actual results it’s generating, it’s been an abject failure.

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You Probably Drink Chlorine in Your Water Every Day — But Is It Harmful?

You Probably Drink Chlorine in Your Water Every Day — But Is It Harmful?

Every day, millions of people drink chlorinated tap water.

Chlorine is used to keep our water clean by disinfecting it and killing germs. And it does a marvelous job at eliminating most pathogens from the water we drink.


But the use of this powerful chemical has a downside. According to a report from the U.S. Council of Environmental Quality, the cancer risk for people who drink chlorinated water is 93% higher than those whose water does not contain chlorine.

 

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How Turmeric Can Help You Hack Your Genes And Avoid Disease

How Turmeric Can Help You Hack Your Genes And Avoid Disease

Does heart disease run in your family? What about cancer or diabetes? Maybe you think your genetic code is fairly set, and that many of the health problems you’re predisposed to could be unavoidable. If so, you’re not alone. It has been a long-held belief that, for the most part, genes shape destiny. But research is showing us a deeper truth: Your genes are not your fate, and through lifestyle and diet choices, you have more control over your health than most of us ever could have imagined.

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Could the Future of Hospital Food Be Healthy, Plant-Based, and Delicious?

Could the Future of Hospital Food Be Healthy, Plant-Based, and Delicious?

Imagine you or someone you love are in the hospital. Breakfast is a tasty oat and chia porridge with walnuts, blueberries, and hemp seeds. Lunch is a large black bean salad made with a large variety of local greens. And dinner is a delicious and filling lentil soup with another large salad and quinoa. All of it is delicious – and all of it is grown organically.

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See Why Plant-Powered Health Care Is Going Mainstream

See Why Plant-Powered Health Care Is Going Mainstream

Food is the foundation of health. But if you ask your doctor about nutrition, they probably won’t be able to help you much. 

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Why Does The Medical System Ignore The Importance of Diet? — A Fable Told by John Robbins

This fable was part of the 2017 Food Revolution Summit.

From Ocean Robbins: This is personal. It affects every single one of us, and it affects the people that we love the most, and it’s also global. In 2013, a global collaborative of scientists led by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington completed the largest study of risk factors for death and disabilities ever conducted in human history. 

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[Video] The Truth About Factory Farms and Animal Abuse

[Video] The Truth About Factory Farms and Animal Abuse

See what the meat industry doesn’t want you to know in this powerful video …

Factory farms are responsible for the vast majority of the meat, dairy, and eggs sold in the United States. And factory farming is the fastest growing method of animal production worldwide.

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9 Secrets of the World’s Longest Living People

9 Secrets of the World’s Longest Living People

Discover the secrets of the world’s healthiest, longest living people, so you can live life to the fullest…

Why do people in some regions live longer — and healthier — than others? This is a question upcoming Food Revolution Summit speaker and National Geographic Explorer Dan Buettner wanted to answer.

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5 Powerful New Books That Could Change Your Health and Your Life for the Better

5 Powerful New Books That Could Change Your Health and Your Life for the Better

There’s nothing quite like curling up with a good book. Especially if the book isn’t only enjoyable to read, but also gives you insights that can change your life for the better!

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Do You Believe Healthy Food Should Be Available For All?

Do You Believe Healthy Food Should Be Available For All?

As you probably know, eating a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables promotes good health and helps to protect against many chronic diseases. But did you know that for almost 30 million people in America, and billions more worldwide, healthy, affordable food is difficult if not impossible to obtain?

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8 Reasons Tea May Be The World’s Healthiest Beverage

8 Reasons Tea May Be The World’s Healthiest Beverage

 

The story of tea begins in China, thousands of years ago.

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Caffeine’s Surprising Effect on Inflammation and Aging

Caffeine’s Surprising Effect on Inflammation and Aging

If you enjoy drinking caffeinated coffee or tea, here’s a new reason why this could be a healthy, anti-aging habit for you.

Coffee drinkers tend to live longer than those who don’t drink coffee. And thanks to new research, we’re beginning to have a better understanding of why.

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Indoor Air Pollution: Here’s What You Need To Know

Indoor Air Pollution: Here’s What You Need To Know

Every day, you inhale about 11,000 liters of air. The air you breathe circulates throughout your entire body, providing critical fuel to internal organs, including your heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver.

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