A documentary about one man's attempt to turn the food pyramid on its head. Donal O'Neill ditches wheat and sugar in a food plan consisting of 70% fat - under the guidance of legendary South African Sports Scientist Prof. Tim Noakes.

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The film follows a lean, fit, seemingly healthy 41 year old man on a quest to hack his genes and drop dead healthy by avoiding the heart disease and diabetes that has afflicted his family. Kevin O'Neill, an Irish Gaelic football star from the 1960s, won the first of 2 All Ireland Championships with the Down Senior Football Team in 1960 before the biggest crowd (94,000) ever seen at an Irish sporting event. When Kevin suffered a heart attack later in life, family and friends were shocked. How does a lean, fit and seemingly healthy man - who has sailed through cardiac stress tests - suddenly fall victim to heart disease? Can a controversial diet consisting of 70% fat provide his son with the answers? Written by Donal O'Neill

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Healthy eating is all the rage, trouble is, whose definition of healthy eating is right?
24 January 2015 | by (England) – See all my reviews

Cereal Killers takes on conventional healthy eating dogma and turns it on it's head. The time span of the experiment is short but the results cannot be ignored.

I often wonder how many N=1 testimonies are needed before an idea becomes accepted, especially as many of todays' conventional health wisdoms are not based on any solid evidence! Current nutritional guidelines are based in bad science, politics and lobbying, none of which work to serve our best interests. Cereal Killers is a breath of fresh air in a stifling atmosphere of dogma based nutrition.

Watch Cereal killers with pen and paper to hand, the notes you take will be the first steps on a road to health.


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