The 2010 recipient of the TED Prize for innovation, Mr. Oliver says we will overcome our national weight problem by rebooting our approach to food, learning and sharing a love of healthy food preparation, and applying some simple and inexpensive principles.
"The school fought for me to get into their school, as did the teachers and the parent groups," Oliver said Wednesday at the UCLA School of Public Health, according to a transcript. "Yesterday, my filming permit was terminated because I can't promise that the LAUSD doesn't look good. Guys, I'm a British citizen. I love your country. I'm here not because I want to improve my TV career because I have a perfectly good one."