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Video: Leonie Joubert Delivers Talk on “Looking for the Optimal Diet for Us and the Environment”

The Hungry SeasonLeonie Joubert spoke at TEDxCapeTown on “Looking for the optimal diet for us and the environment”.

She relates how, while researching her book, The Hungry Season: Feeding Southern Africa’s Cities, she was shocked to see children being given white bread soaked in sugar water for breakfast from a food kitchen, but later discovered that this was common. She also found out that 1 in 5 South African children are so poorly nourished that many of them will arrive at school with a lower IQ than they could have had.

Watch Joubert’s discussion on food security:

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