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Source:  Culturess

Cooked – The original 2016 Netflix series “Cooked,” based on the best-selling book of the same name is a gem waiting to be discovered.  Food author Michael Pollan shows the audience how cooking, braising, and baking changes the chemical makeup of food.  The purpose of the series is to make the point that we must start cooking for ourselves in order to avoid future food-related health problems such as diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.

Available on Netflix.

 

That Sugar Film – “That Sugar Film” is perfect for the person with the major sweet-tooth.  But beware that the truth of your late-night candy binges might be harming you more than you think.  Damon Gameau experiments by eating only foods that are “healthy” but are really packed with sugar.  Audiences will get to see the drastic effect of the sugars on his healthy body and shows just how dangerous sugar can be.

Available on Amazon Prime.

 

Bite Size – The film made waves for its reporting about childhood obesity and its dangers.  “Bite Size” shows how childhood obesity affects kids, their families, and society.  It also explains how obesity not only diminishes a child’s health but can be a catalyst for bullying, teasing, and low self-esteem.

Available on Hulu.

 

Why Are We Getting So Fat? – This BBC documentary introduces audiences to new methods that are being experimented with in order to reduce the remarkably high cases of obesity in both children and adults all over the world.  It might sound odd, but it seems that the old diet and exercise method just isn’t working for everyone.

Available on Netflix.

 

Sustainable – The featured character of “Sustainable” is Marty Travis, who is a 7th-generation farmer and food supplier.  Travis, who resides in rural Illinois, witnesses his long-running farm fall victim to big-business agriculture sweeping the nation and destroying the sustainability of food in America.  This motivates Travis to transform his farm with a bigger picture in mind and start the sustainable food movement in Chicago.

Available on Netflix.

 

See the rest of the list at Culturess.

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