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The Perfect Human Diet (2012)

In Search of the Perfect Human Diet (original title)
Not Rated | | Documentary, History | 1 January 2013 (USA)
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Journalist C.J.Hunt's global quest for a solution to the obesity epidemic and diet-related disease. It explores modern dietary science, previous historical findings, ancestral native diets and the emerging field of human dietary evolution.


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Credited cast:
C.J. Hunt C.J. Hunt ... Self - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Leslie Aiello Leslie Aiello ... Self
Susan Loraine Anderson Susan Loraine Anderson ... Runner
Loren Cordain Loren Cordain ... Self - Expert
Michael R. Eades Michael R. Eades ... Self - Expert
Boyd Eaton Boyd Eaton ... Self
David J. Getoff David J. Getoff ... Self - Expert
Jean-Jacques Hublin Jean-Jacques Hublin ... Self
Benjamin Lamm Benjamin Lamm ... Young C.J. Hunt
Marina Leung Marina Leung ... Self
Mike Richards Mike Richards ... Self
Gary J. Sawyer Gary J. Sawyer ... Self
Barry Sears Barry Sears ... Self
Lane Sebring Lane Sebring ... Self - Expert
Marie Soressi Marie Soressi ... Self
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The Perfect Human Diet is the unprecedented global exploration for a solution to our epidemic of overweight, obesity and diet-related diseases - the #1 killer in America. This film, by broadcast journalist C.J. Hunt, bypasses current dietary group-think by exploring modern dietary science, previous historical findings, ancestral native diets and the emerging field of human dietary evolution - revealing for the first time, the authentic human diet. Film audiences finally can see what our species truly needs for optimal health and are given a practical template based on scientific facts. Written by C. J. Hunt

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An unprecedented global exploration for a solution to America's #1 killer.


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Sadly, one of the best documentaries of late on any subject
5 January 2013 | by imdb-487-881561See all my reviews

Sadly, because this documentary is only of average quality which, of course, speaks to how bad documentary making has become in terms of objective reporting. Nonetheless, the production of this (as most other) documentaries is quite good. There is nothing amateurish about the effort. It has plenty of eye-candy and moves along well.

Content-wise, it is unnecessarily reactionary. This, in my opinion, is the biggest flaw of the documentary. Framing the narrative around a rejection of vegetarian principles only serves to elicit responses like that of the other commenter, responses that misconstrue the message and get lost in delusional, inane diatribes around fantasy subjects like "everything meat" and "meat versus vegetable". If your brain is plugged in while watching, you will find that traditional diets are, by necessity, far more balanced and rational. An interesting topic on its own.

For those that don't consider nutrition to be a religious issue, it is a good introduction to evolutionary diets. If interested, read more on the subject (e.g. Weston Price is a good lead).

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