Congressman Tim Ryan Is Fighting For A 'Real Food Revolution' Of Healthy Eating And Family Farms

October 16, 2014 6:17 PM

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With high rates of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases, heath care spending continues to rise, putting an enormous burden on the U.S. budget. Congressman Tim Ryan, for one, has a solution that many would be surprised to hear from a politician: Why don't we help Americans fight disease in their homes and on their dinner tables, instead of at the doctor's office?

"If half the country is going to have diabetes or pre-diabetes in the next few years, that seems like a major expense to the heath care system," said Ryan. "This is something we need to deal with in our homes and our schools. The book The Real Food Revolution is about how we build out a new food sys...

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