Having a cozy night in this weekend? Here are my top 10 picks for the best food documentaries you must see.
Let’s face it. Facts are dry, boring, and hard to grasp. But, stories? They’re pelling, fun, and easy to remember. Over the past 10 years, the number of food and health documentaries has exploded. From food politics to paradigm shifts in nutrition theory, there’s a lot going on in the spheres of food and health right now.
So, whether you’re looking for a little inspiration to clean up your own eating habits, or are fascinated by food politics, watching a food documentary is a great place to start!
Here are my top 10 picks for the best food documentaries:
Forks Over Knives (2011)
Food Matters (2008)
Hungry for Change (2012)
Food, Inc. (2008)
Fat Sick and Nearly Dead (2010)
Fed Up (2014)
That Sugar Film (2014)
Super Size Me (2004)
Do you have any other favorites? Leave a ment below, I always love watching new documentaries!
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My girls and I love watching these types of shows. Thanks for the tips. Stop by and visit my website when you get a chance. Would love for you to say hello also.
I’ve watched most of these and mostly they make a lot of sense , but I have also read Bad Science by Ben Goldacre and that encourages me to question everything. What bothers me about these docs is that they are often calling on the same scientific studies and basically it is the same evidence wrapped up in different ways. I want to know more about the production team behind the docs; what their motivation is for funding these programmes, then I might have some sense of a baseline to judge what is actually going on. The bias is in what you leave out rather than what you put in. I have watched other docs on other networks which argue against grains rather than meat and are also backed up with scientific evidence. So where does that leave people like me who really suffer from digestive disorders and want to benefit from a healthy diet? For me, nutritional science is still in its infancy.