Hungry For Change is the newest movie about our food supply and how it ultimately affects your health. Brought to you by the creators of Food Matter, this documentary exposes many of the secrets the diet, weight loss and food industry don’t want you to know about. It covers things like
- Why fad diets don’t work
- The truth behind sugarfree, diet and fatfree products
- Food additives and why you should avoid them
When you think about our food supply chances are you think of a lot of things: grocery stores, big ag, additives, and natural foods. Yet chances are you’ve never thought about the root of it all – dirt. That’s the starting point for this movie. Dirt looks at dirt as the precious resource it truly is to our society … and why it is one of the most ignored and abused natural resources on our planet.
Farming. When we think of a farm, the picture of Midwest America comes to mind.
The big red bard with a cow out front. Wholesome living. Good food. Yet in today’s landscape, that’s anything but the truth.
Food Inc looks at the way we currently manage our food supply with factory farming, the top big businesses that control not only our food supply in America but also around the world, and what this type of food production means to the future of humankind. This movie will make you question the way we currently bring food to our tables, and start looking for ways to change our lifestyles through more ethical eating practices.
Can average urban members of society make extreme changes in their diets over a six week period of time? That’s the premise behind Vegucated. In this documentary you’ll follow three meat and cheese loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks … and learn what vegan really means. You’ll watch them question everything as they discover where their food really comes from.
Where does our food come from? That was the starting point for this film as two friends set out to learn all about our food supply, from source to table.
They move to the heartland and work with a variety of people to learn more about genetically modified seeds, powerful herbicides, how most crops are subsidized and what that really means, and how this number one food source really impacts our overall health.
Despite being one of the most affluent, most technologically advanced societies in the world, Americans are also one of the sickest and most unhealthy.
- Two out of three are overweight.
- Diabetes is exploding, especially in our younger population.
- About half of us are taking at least one prescription drug.
- Heart attack, cancer and stroke are the country’s three leading causes of death.
And even if these statistics aren’t shocking enough, they’re getting worse over time.
Forks Over Knives examines how our food is related to our health, and by simply changing the way we eat – and what we eat – we can reduce all of these statistics combined.
Super Size Me is the “oldie but goodie” of the bunch – if you haven’t seen it yet, it’s a great starting point to learn more about America’s obesity epidemic.
For 30 days, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock consumed nothing but food from McDonald’s, an experiment that caused him to question many things about the way we live, such as our are public health problems caused to big corporations, or do we truly have a choice in what we consume.