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What the Health (2017)

An intrepid filmmaker on a journey of discovery as he uncovers possibly the largest health secret of our time and the collusion between industry, government, pharmaceutical and health organizations keeping this information from us.
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Credited cast:
Kip Andersen Kip Andersen
Larry Baldwin Larry Baldwin ... Himself
Neal Barnard ... Himself
Tia Blanco Tia Blanco ... Herself
David Carter David Carter ... Himself
Jake Conroy Jake Conroy ... Himself
Garth Davis Garth Davis ... Himself
Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. ... Himself
Mike Ewall Mike Ewall ... Himself
Alan Goldhamer Alan Goldhamer ... Himself
Michael Greger Michael Greger ... Himself
Mu Jin Han Mu Jin Han ... Himself
Jaydee Hanson Jaydee Hanson ... Himself
Joel Kahn Joel Kahn ... Himself
Mark Kennedy Mark Kennedy ... Himself
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What the Health is a ground breaking feature length documentary from the award-winning filmmakers of Cowspiracy, that follows the exciting journey of intrepid filmmaker, Kip Andersen, as he uncovers the impacts of highly processed industrial animal foods on our personal health and greater community, and explores why leading health organizations continue to promote the industry despite countless medical studies and research showing deleterious effects of these products on our health.

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2018 (Norway) See more »

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$273,428 (estimated)
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2 June 2017 | by brianhleightonSee all my reviews

The negative reviewers here did not watch the full documentary. This documentary is an evidence-based and that's fact. Non USA Government funded research (what I call agendasearch) is presented in this documentary. Without getting too biased I can tell you as a clinician what I have seen a plant-based diet do is amazing. "Look at the research and facts presented and go look for yourself." That was the message I received watching this.

I would have liked to see arguments from the other side, but when your living in a nation that has 30 million people with diabetes it is hard to listen to what has been preached during the rise of so many of these chronic and autoimmune diseases anymore. If you graphed meat consumption starting after WWI as one variable alongside the rise of disease they would both correlate nicely.

When we see a documentary that helps explain the rise of trillion dollar business we can begin to understand our health was never considered from the beginning. Watch this again and do some more digging on your own if you gave this a negative review.


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