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A comedian replies to the "Super Size Me" crowd by losing weight on a fast-food diet while demonstrating that almost everything you think you know about the obesity "epidemic" and healthy eating is wrong.

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Credited cast:
Peter Paddon ...
Himself - Guy who sees himself on the news
Tom Naughton ...
Himself / John Banzhaf / Deep Throat / The Guy From CSPI / Customer / Body Cells
Chareva Naughton ...
Herself / Veggie Girl / Counter Clerk
Sally Fallon ...
Herself - President, Weston A. Price Foundation
Mary Enig ...
Herself - Biochemist (as Mary Enig PhD)
Michael R. Eades ...
Himself (as Michael R. Eades M.D.)
Mary Dan Eades ...
Herself (as Mary Dan Eades M.D.)
Al Sears ...
Himself - Director, Wellness Research Foundation (as Al Sears M.D.)
Eric Oliver ...
Himself - University of Chicago (as Eric Oliver PhD)
Jacob Sullum ...
Himself - Senior Editor, Reason Magazine
Eric Feit ...
Himself (as Eric Feit M.D.)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael Jacobson ...
Himself - Ctr. for Science in the Public Interest (archive footage)
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Himself (archive footage)
Shirley Naughton ...
Herself
Robert Olson ...
Himself (archive footage)
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A comedian replies to the "Super Size Me" crowd by losing weight on a fast-food diet (including plenty of double-cheeseburgers and fried chicken) while demonstrating that almost everything you think you know about the obesity "epidemic" and healthy eating is wrong. Written by Naughton, Tom

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No fat people were harmed during the making of this documentary. See more »

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Spoofs Super Size Me (2004) See more »

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Written by Roland St. John Hanneman and Gregg Drzewicki
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Good and concise
23 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let's be honest-- at 500 pages most of us aren't going to read "Good Calories, Bad Calories." This film serves as a much easier introduction to the theories and realities about why we get fat, what causes coronary heart disease and diabetes, and what we can do to reverse those conditions. In an easy-to-understand and humorous way, the film explains why the "obvious" reasons we are fat (access to fast food, fat in the diet, etc) are often the wrong answers. If you are trying to lose weight, have heart disease or type-2 diabetes, or just want to live a healthier lifestyle, grab a friend and sit down to watch this film.


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