Nutrition, food, healthy, organic, non-GMO, light, fat-free, sugar-free, vegan, etc, are words we hear everywhere on a regular basis. One of the goals of nutritional education is to promote the truth behind the myths. That’s why I will talk about 5 documentaries that will make you think about the kind of power we have today regarding what we eat.
1. Hungry for change
If you’re a fan of diet products, shakes to lose weight, you follow different types of diets, or even if you wonder why you don’t lose weight if you eat super healthy? I recommend you to watch Hungry for Change. It will help you to reflect about the food you eat. It will also motivate you to improve your habits.
2. Food Inc.
Food Inc. reflects and analyzes about the quality of the food we eat. It also critiques the current production systems and the reasons why this negatively affects our health.
3. Forks Over Knives
What are the negative effects of food in our health? Chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, cancer, etc reduce our life quality. Forks over Knives explains the relationship between our food and these diseases.
4. Fed Up
Inadequate food availability is related to poor public policies that sooner or later will need to be modified to bear the consequences caused by obesity, and to make it clear we FedUp.
5. Meat the Truth
The consequences malnutrition in health are obvious, but have you thought about the environmental consequences? Meat The Truth opens our eyes from a very different perspective, which certainly will make you think next time you use your fork.