One man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as 'healthy'. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves.
A film about what really happens when a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down
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Did You Know?
One of the inspirations for the film happened 10 years earlier when Australian Aboriginal actor David Gulpilil
invited Damon Gameau
, his co-star from The Tracker
(2002), to visit him in his native land, the Arnhem area of Australia's Northern Territory. Gameau was immediately struck by how much Western culture and food had been assimilated into the Aboriginal lands. Seeing mothers feed their babies Coca-Cola through their baby bottles disturbed him greatly. See more