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Food Matters (2008)

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"Let thy Food be thy Medicine and thy Medicine be thy Food" - Hippocrates.

That's the message from the founding father of modern medicine echoed in the controversial documentary film Food Matters from Producer-Directors James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch.

With nutritionally-depleted foods, chemical additives and our tendency to rely upon pharmaceutical drugs to treat what's wrong with our malnourished bodies, it's no wonder that modern society is getting sicker. Food Matters uncovers the trillion dollar worldwide "sickness industry" and gives people some scientifically verifiable solutions for overcoming illness naturally.

In what promises to be the most contentious idea put forward, the filmmakers have interviewed several leading experts in nutrition and natural healing who claim that not only are we harming our bodies with improper nutrition, but that the right kind of foods, supplements and detoxification can be used to treat chronic illnesses as fatal as terminally diagnosed cancer.

The focus of the film is in helping us rethink the belief systems fed to us by our modern medical and health care establishments. The interviewees point out that not every problem requires costly, major medical attention and reveal many alternative therapies that can be more effective and economical, less harmful and invasive than conventional medical treatments.

Andrew Saul, David Wolfe, Phillip Day, Dr. Dan Rogers, Jerome Burne, James Colquhoun, Ian Brighthope, Dr. Victor Zeines, Charlotte Gerson
James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch
English

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Coreyharpermusic, posted on January 6, 2016

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rickibils.cssl, posted on June 9, 2015

The jailers of cosmic prison earth are easily able to find the self defined devils of greed and corporate crime. The anti-life goes up with each mistake.
The worms will slither into their holes. The cosmos teaches and dishes out according to right or wrong. Either way one will learn. The next trick will
be GMO which will destroy the helix of nature. Hail, new mars. I wonder what the new prison will be like?

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heykapo, posted on November 30, 2014

Good information that everyone should know. But the images gave very little information. Another movie that should have gone to radio, and then at least we could polish the doorknobs while listening

lizztoma, posted on September 6, 2014

Why can i not watch the entire film, only the previews

Melody W, posted on June 18, 2014

This program was excellent. Everyone would benefit from watching this.

chrissyslosingit, posted on March 6, 2014

I agree with the movies take on medical and drug industry. I do not think govt healthcare is the answer. Perhaps if people had to pay for all of their medical care they would be much more apt to take good care of their bodies and take more care with their actions. When you are forced to buy healthcare and, especially if others are paying for yours, why worry about your health and the bills that come with your care? I am also not a believer in man-caused global warming so I don't buy that tie-in.

tanamaneva, posted on March 4, 2014

great movie..inspiring..with high spirit!

martin_cunningham1, posted on March 4, 2014

Thank you :)

mr4069, posted on July 20, 2013

I have recommended to all of my family friends to watch this documentary and" Hungry For Change". In my opinion they are both 5 stars.

Witchfreedom, posted on March 22, 2013

This is a fabulous movie with so much information - I wish there was a part 2! or something comparable! If you care about yourself, other and/or the environment you need to watch this!!
I personally know that changing your diet will effect cancers - happy and healthy after years of cancer treatments and surgeries 20 years straight of it (4 different kinds, 3 were do to the treatment of the first) changed nothing other than went from Sudo-Vegitarian (was eating eggs and fish occasionally) to absolute Vegan changed nothing else and no more meds no more surgery and no more doctors so very happy to finally be healthy thanks to my change in diet ONLY!! This movie came after my changes but it has the same message. Eat healthy clean foods and become and stay healthy and clean of illness.

jackelope63, posted on March 16, 2013

I agree with the primary focus and message of this movie, but the message about vitamins was presented in a somewhat arrogant matter with no real proof of the message. There are reals studies as the massive Nurses Study the do call into Question Vitamin supplements. I agree that hospitals have continued to provide poor food choices. However, we live in a culture where even a conscientious physician who cares about nutrition and lifestyle changes, such as myself, can NOT get many patients to change nutrition and lifestyle. Instead of presenting this information in an arrogant, poorly documented, inflammatory manner, it should be directed at people and healthcare workers in a manner that is more acceptable. This movie is attractive to food radicals(no accident) but not much to others.

Veggie210, posted on March 16, 2013

A lot of this information I have heard before, but presented differently. I am a firm believer that food heals the body, but it has to be the right kinds of food. The medical community is clueless in so many ways....smart, but dumb! Lol....
I would love to see more presentations like this....thank you!!!

motherearth, posted on March 15, 2013

Even though that some in the medical community say that the body is only a machine, I always knew it was much more and that what I put into it effects the way I feel. When I put in organic and fresh food my body sings and when I eat junk sugars and additives I smell funny and I feel like I am dragging a bowling bowl. This program will start your curiosity about what is good for your body but you will still need to find out what foods to eat and how to eat in a better way.

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