Impassioned chef Jamie Oliver is determined to take on the high statistics of obesity, heart disease and diabetes in the United States. By talking to people in their communities, Oliver ... See full summary »
Jamie Oliver takes one step forward and two steps back as his efforts to transform the school lunch program of Huntington, West Virginia's Central City Elementary School are met with harsh criticism ...
Oliver heads to Huntington, West Virginia - which has been called the unhealthiest city in America -- to start his new cooking initiative. He hopes to start a chain reaction of positive change across...
Follows sixteen chefs, eight Brits versus eight Americans, as they race across the United States from Los Angeles to New York City in hopes of winning the $100,000 prize. Throughout the ... See full summary »
British TV chef Jamie Oliver is appalled by the food being served in British public schools. He learns that not only do the children prefer to eat junk food, but they have very little knowledge of vegetables and fruits and are very afraid of trying anything remotely new. This series shows all the problems and dilemmas he faces and overcomes whilst admirably attempting to make a healthier nation.
Impassioned chef Jamie Oliver is determined to take on the high statistics of obesity, heart disease and diabetes in the United States. By talking to people in their communities, Oliver will attempt to show people the incredible rewards of cooking for themselves and the people they love. Oliver invites viewers to take a stand and change the way they eat. Written by
Jamie Oliver preaching healthy eating. It lasted two 6-episode seasons. As a TV show, it had its moments. I would definitely watch this more than any of those weight loss show.
In the first season, he's going to the most obese town in America to confront bad eating habits. In the second one, he's back in L.A. to confront unhealthy eating there. He's always shocked, and sometimes his demonstrations are hokey.
The ratings were low. His effects on the people he helped is undeniable, but the longterm effects he had on the wider public was questionable at best.... until...
Political forces started to confront the so-called pink Slime. How much was it due to his show's demonstration is questionable. But at least he opened my eyes.
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