Are you interested in eating healthier? What about feeling healthier? Have you been hearing about “plant-based diets” or a “vegan lifestyle” but have felt overwhelmed, confused or not knowing where the heck to start? Changing year-old habits or often times life-long habits is hard. It helps to learn and to try things out but, it can be even more transformative when you are inspired. The following list of food documentaries are ones that I have found helpful, either when I was starting out or they have offered little nudges or confirmations along the way.
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1. FOOD CHOICES
Food Choices, in my humble opinion this is one of the best, if not the best food documentary out there looking at how our food choices are either helping or harming our health. It also takes a look at how our dietary decisions are harming this planet that we call home.
Wondering how factory farming is really impacting planet Earth? Cowspiracy is the film for you! It also shed’s much needed light on why this issue is so powerfully overlooked.
3. FORKS OVER KNIVES
Wondering what the major cause of chronic disease is in America? Forks Over Knives addresses the causes of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and more from both a scientific perspective and practical application.
4. FOOD, INC.
Animal abuse, growth hormones, chemicals, antibiotics, this film covers it all. Food, Inc. also addresses why and how this has been and still is occurring.
5. FOOD MATTERS
What can we do to eat better and live better? Food Matters shows how our food choices are helping or harming our short-term and long-term health.
6. HUNGRY FOR CHANGE
Hungry for Change is all about diet, weight loss, the food industry and how it’s all intertwined.
7. FAT, SICK AND NEARLY DEAD
Illness and obesity has taken control of Joe Cross’s life. Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead takes back control over his health and his life and makes long-term healthful changes, changes that change his life.
8. FED UP
Fed Up looks at the science and facts behind the causes of childhood obesity and the ever increasing medical issues in America.
9. GMO OMG
As the title GMO OMG might make you think, this film addresses the long debated ‘argument’ of GMOs.
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And now on top of this list I would put WHAT THE HEALTH.
Yes, great documentary too but a bit biased.
What the Health is also a fabulous food documentary.
What the Health is a good documentary but it didn’t make the cut for me.