How much do we really know about the food we buy at our local supermarkets and serve to our families? In FOOD, INC., Robert Kenner lifts the veil on the food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that’s been hidden from the consumer with the consent of the government. The documentary reveals surprising– and often shocking truths — about what we eat and how it’s produced, what the cost to our health is, and how this wave of change is sweeping across the global food industry.
James Colquhoun, Carlo Ledesma
Food Matters examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on such topics as organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.
Spurlock’s film follows a 30-day period from February 1 to March 2, 2003, during which he ate only McDonald’s food. The film documents this lifestyle’s drastic effect on Spurlock’s physical and psychological well-being and explores the fast food industry’s corporate influence, including how it encourages poor nutrition for its own profit.
Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead
A film which follows the 60-day journey of Australian Joe Cross across the United States as he follows a juice fast to regain his health under the care of Joel Fuhrman, Nutrition Research Foundation’s Director of Research. Cross and Robert Mac, co-creators of the film, both serve on the Nutrition Research Foundation’s Advisory Board. Following his fast and the adoption of a plant-based diet, Cross states in a press release that he lost 100 pounds and discontinued all medications.
The Magic Pill
What if most of our modern diseases are really just symptoms of the same problem? The Magic Pill follows doctors, patients, scientists, chefs, farmers and journalists from around the globe who are combating illness through a paradigm shift in eating. And this simple change – embracing fat as our main fuel – is showing profound promise in improving the health of people, animals and the planet.
That Sugar Film
THAT SUGAR FILM is one man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as “healthy.” Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves.
Nutrition & Behavior
Dr. Russell Blaylock
In this revealing lecture, Dr. Russell Blaylock explains one of the most important connections between nutrition and our health- how nutrition affects our behavior. Citing a series of important studies on both juvenile and adults, he shows that good nutrition can powerfully enhance our memory, mood, and behavior in a socially desirable way. Likewise, he shows us that poor nutrition can lead our youth into a world of violence, crime, depression and suicide.
Supermarket Secrets and Deceptions (Part 1)
Channel 4 UK
How and what we eat has radically changed over the past few decades with the all-consuming rise of the supermarket. But what price are we paying for the homogenized, cheap and convenient food that supermarkets specialize in? In a two-part programme, journalist Jane Moore investigates how supermarkets have affected the food on our plates and reveals the tell-tale signs that the food we buy may not have been grown in the way we think.
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