Food entrepreneur, Sam Kass, is a former White House Chef and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition. He joined the White House kitchen staff in 2009 as Assistant Chef and, in 2010, became Food Initiative Coordinator. During his White House tenure, he took on several additional roles including Executive Director of First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let’s Move!" campaign.
In this TED talk, Sam poses the question of ‘What can we expect our kids to learn if they're hungry or eating diets full of sugar and empty of nutrients?’ He also discusses the role schools can play in nourishing students' bodies in addition to their minds.