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Food Matters (2008)

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Food Matter examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on topics organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.
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Credited cast:
Vicky Blewitt ...
Herself
Ian Brighthope ...
Himself - Professor of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (as Prof. Ian Brighthope)
Jerome Burne ...
Himself - Medical Journalist and Author
Phillip Day ...
Himself - Investigative Journalist and Author
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Herself - Founder of The Gerson Institute
Jamie Hunt ...
Himself
Dan Rogers ...
Himself - Medical Doctor and Naturopathic Doctor (as Dr. Dan Rogers)
Andrew W. Saul ...
Himself - Therapeutic Nutrition Specialist and Author (as Andrew Saul)
David Wolfe ...
Himself - World Authority on Raw Foods and Superfoods
Victor Zeines ...
Himself - Holistic Dentist and Nutritionist (as Dr. Victor Zeines)
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"Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine, And Thy Medicine Be Thy Food." - Hippocrates That is the message from the founding father of modern medicine echoed in this brave new documentary film brought to you by Producer-Directors James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch. 'Food Matters' is a hard hitting, fast paced look at our current state of health. Despite the billions of dollars of funding and research into new so-called cures we continue to suffer from a raft of chronic ills and every day maladies. Patching up an over-toxic and over-indulgent population with a host of toxic therapies and nutrient sparse foods is definitely not helping the situation. In a personal quest of discovery James & Laurentine together with a film crew and the editorial and production expertise of Enzo Tedeschi have set out on an independent mission to uncover the wholesome truth. The filmmakers have interviewed several world leaders in nutrition and natural healing who claim that not only are we harming our bodies ... Written by Anonymous

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Pseudoscience
22 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

Most of the claims in this documentary are false, and some are down right dangerous! (You CANT eat as many vitamin supplements as you like, you can overdose and get adverse side effects, get your vitamins from fruit and veg and they're completely safe though) The 'experts' in this clearly have no idea what they're talking. It's a shame because healthy eating is an important message, but they've warped this message so much. Eating a plant based diet is incredibly good for, especially making your own food instead of eating processed food, but most of the 'science' in this is completely false. And vitamins are good for you, eat as many as you can, but in the form of fruit and vegetables! This is in no way dangerous and the best way to uptake vitamins.


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