2008 – 93 minutes (TOP PRIORITY)
Director Robert Kenner’s Oscar-nominated documentary explores the food industry’s detrimental effects on our health and environment.
2008 – 77 minutes (TOP PRIORITY)
This film takes a timely and hard-hitting look at how the food we eat is helping or hurting our health, and what we can do to live (and eat) better.
2014 – 93 minutes (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)
Childhood obesity has become an ever-more serious medical issue in the United States. This eye-opening documentary examines the underlying causes behind the epidemic, including the marketing strategies of major U.S. food producers.
TEDTalks: Chew On This
2008 – 14 Episodes (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)
Take a seat at the TED table with master bakers, food scientists, chefs, farmers and foodies for a taste of truth about food.
Ayurveda: The Art of Being
2001 – 105 minutes (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)
Embark on a documentary journey through the history of a holistic form of health care that’s culled from several countries in Asia and Europe.
CNBC Originals: One Nation, Overweight
2010 – 43 minutes
Obesity is our largest public health crisis. CNBC goes inside the race to beat obesity, where the waistline meets the bottom line.
2011 – 1 Season
Confronting the obesity epidemic head-on, this series documents the struggles of people whose lives are threatened by their weight.
2004 – 98 minutes – Rated PG-13
Director Morgan Spurlock takes a hilarious and often terrifying look at the effects of fast food on the human body, using himself as the proverbial guinea pig. For one month, Spurlock eats nothing but McDonald’s fare.
2009 – 104 minutes
Seeing the documentary ‘Super Size Me’ more as a dare than a warning, comedian and former healthwriter shows that you can lose weight eating fries.
Forks Over Knives
2011 – 96 minutes
Focusing on research by two food scientists, this documentary reveals that despite broad advances in medical technology, the popularity of animal-based and modern processed foods have led to epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes and other diseases.