Documentary: Forks over Knives
This little film explores how animal products and processed foods are connected with disease and how good nutrition is the cure.
The website is ugly, but watch the movie anyway.
“Two out of every three of us are overweight. Cases of diabetes are exploding, especially amongst our younger population. About half of us are taking at least one prescription drug. Major medical operations have become routine, helping to drive health care costs to astronomical levels. Heart disease, cancer and stroke are the country’s three leading causes of death, even though billions are spent each year to “battle” these very conditions. Millions suffer from a host of other degenerative diseases.”
Sugar: The Bitter Truth
This video is a little long, I get it. But it’s totally worth it! If you don’t have time at least read this article from the New York Times that was written about it a few years later.
“Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin. Series: UCSF Mini Medical School for the Public [7/2009] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 16717]”