Ambition Nutrition logo with a flower in it 2017

The theme for this year’s event was “Obesity: The 40 Year Experiment”.

The day was filled with discussions, workshops and presentations to continue the discussion about food and nutrition and the gaps and opportunities that exist.

Hands-on culinary and baking workshops were featured as part of the symposium.


  • headshot of Robert Lustig

    Processed Food: An Experiment That Failed

    Hosted by Dr. Robert Lustig

    M.D., M.S.L

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  • Embrace Your Inner Caveman

    Hosted by Michael Smith

    Chef, Food Network Host

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  • headshot of Gary Taubes

    Why We Get Fat

    Hosted by Gary Taubes

    Cofounder, Nutrition Science Initiative

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