You can watch the video at TED Talks, with subtitles and script, here-
Jamie Oliver's TED Prize Wish
1. How old is Jamie?
2. What will happen in 18 minutes?
- 4 Americans will die from obesity.
3. Who is he talking to?
- An American audience.
4. What problems is he concerned about?
- Health problems caused by diet.
5. On the graph, what do the diseases marked in red indicate?
- Diet related diseases.
6. Why is that important?
- It's the biggest killer in the US.
7. What is the number 2 country?
8. How much will obesity cost the US in ten years?
- $300 billion.
9. What town did he visit in America?
- Huntington, West Virginia.
10. Why does he choose a town in that state?
- Because Virginia is the most unhealthy state in America.
11. Why does Britney have such a short time to live?
- She has a diseased liver caused by obesity.
12. How much does Justin weigh?
- 350 pounds (= 160 kg)
13. Why does Jamie disagree with labelling food as "low fat"?
- Because it doesn't say that it is high in sugar, so it is misrepresenting the food as healthy.
14. What happens every winter?
- The death rate triples.
15. What does all the food in the kitchen represent?
- The amount of unhealthy food her family eats in one week.
16. What is the problem he shows that schoolchildren have?
- They don't recognise common vegetables.
17. Why aren't schoolchildren given knives or forks to eat with?
- They're supposed to be dangerous.
18. What does he demonstrate with the wheelbarrow?
- The amount of sugar contained in school milk consumed by one child over 5 years of elementary school.
19. What solution does he recommend supermarkets do?
- Have a food ambassador that shows families how to cook and eat healthily.
20. What should fast food companies do?
- Stop adding salt and sugar to food.
21. What does he think children should learn?
- 10 simple recipes.
22. What should corporations do?
- Provide healthier food for their employees.
23. How much would it cost per school to improve school food?
- $6500 (he says "six and a half grand")
24. Name 3 things he wishes for.
For a movement:
- to educate children about food
- to inspire families to cook again
- to empower people to fight obesity