One of the best documentaries about how we destroy our bodies without even realizing it.
almost 5 years
Digested for the dumb. Tries to be scientific but fails and thus becomes unbelievable.
over 6 years
Convincing doco about the benefits of eating a plant based diet.
Forks Over Knives is a 2011 American documentary film directed by Lee Fulkerson, an American independent filmmaker. The film examines the "profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods," principally by tracing the careers and research of American physician Caldwell Esselstyn and professor of nutritional biochemistry T. Colin Campbell.
Additionally, in the fashion of Morgan Spurlock's Super Size Me, the filmmaker switches to the plant-based nutrition plan advocated by the film and reports on the diet's effect on his own physiological well-being. The title of the film refers to the choice of plant-based nutrition in the diet, thought by skeptics to be a radical change, over the alternative of coronary artery bypass surgery, presented by the interviewees as being the more radical of the two options.
The film gives an overview of the 20-year China...