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Food Matters (2008)

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Food Matters examines how the food we eat can help or hurt our health. Nutritionists, naturopaths, doctors, and journalists weigh in on such topics as organic food, food safety, raw foodism, and nutritional therapy.
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Credited cast:
Phillip Day ... Himself - Interviewee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vicky Blewitt Vicky Blewitt ... Herself
Ian Brighthope Ian Brighthope ... Himself - Professor of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (as Prof. Ian Brighthope)
Jerome Burne Jerome Burne ... Himself - Medical Journalist and Author
Phillip Day Phillip Day ... Himself - Investigative Journalist and Author
Matthew Foster ... Stressed Man
Charlotte Gerson ... Herself - Founder of The Gerson Institute
Jamie Hunt Jamie Hunt ... Himself
Dan Rogers Dan Rogers ... Himself - Medical Doctor and Naturopathic Doctor (as Dr. Dan Rogers)
Andrew W. Saul Andrew W. Saul ... Himself - Therapeutic Nutrition Specialist and Author (as Andrew Saul)
David Wolfe David Wolfe ... Himself - World Authority on Raw Foods and Superfoods
Victor Zeines 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 destroys a good message
25 December 2009 | by rocketsmithSee all my reviews

The overall message of the film- that our food supply is in bad shape and that our dietary habits are contributing to our current health crisis - is one that I believe in whole-heartedly. However, making that argument with a bunch of new-age mumbo-jumbo pseudoscience mixed with a sprinkling of real facts as this film does is counterproductive. It just makes it that much easier for the giant corporations, medical establishment and public at large to dismiss these questions and continue destroying the world's farmlands and our collective health. Go watch "Food Inc." instead if you wish to find out what is wrong with the world's food supply and what can be done to fix it.


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