|Health, Nutrition||Environment, Ocean, Earth, Climate Change||Animal Welfare||Outreach|
- Examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.
- Shows how several people learn to change their diet and fitness to control and/or reverse heart disease, diabetes, and other diseases.
- Forks Over Knives – Trailer (YouTube)
- Watch on NetFlix: Forks Over Knives
- Top Tips for Plant-Based Athletes
- Panel Participants: M.D, Pamela A. Popper, Kim A. Williams, MD, MACC, FAHA, MASNC, FESC, Ph.D., N.D., T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D., Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr.
Food Matters is a hard-hitting, fast-paced look at our current state of health. Despite the billions of dollars of funding and research into new, so-called cures, we continue to suffer from a raft of chronic ills and everyday maladies. Patching up an over-toxic and over-indulgent population with a host of toxic therapies and nutrient-sparse foods is definitely not helping the situation.
PlantPure Nation tells the story of three people on a quest to spread the message of one of the most important health breakthroughs of all time. After nutritional scientist and author Dr. T. Colin Campbell speaks to the Kentucky legislature, his oldest son Nelson works with Kentucky State Representative Tom Riner to propose a pilot program documenting the health benefits of a plant-based diet. Through this well intentioned effort, they inadvertently set in motion a series of events that expose powerful forces opposed to the diet. After industry lobbyists kill the pilot program, Nelson decides to try his own grassroots approach in his hometown of Mebane, North Carolina, before circling back to Kentucky for a dramatic ending. PlantPure Nation
Eating You Alive : Featuring leading medical experts and researchers, takes a scientific look at the reasons we’re so sick, who’s responsible for feeding us the wrong information and how we can use whole-food, plant-based nutrition to take control of our health—one bite at a time.
- Half of all adults in the U.S. struggle with chronic health conditions including cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, Alzheimer’s, arthritis and erectile dysfunction.
- Despite countless dollars spent on medical research, new drugs and innovative technology to improve our health, more Americans are disabled and dying from chronic disease than ever before.
What the Health: A film that follows filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the secret to preventing and even reversing chronic diseases, including diabetes, cancer, obesity, and heart disease, and investigates why the nation’s leading health organizations don’t want us to know about it. With heart disease and cancer the leading causes of death in America, and diabetes at an all-time high, the film reveals possibly the largest health cover-up of our time.
- What the Health Facts: Sources and Statistics
- Watch on NetFlix: What the Health
H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters is a life-changing documentary uncovering and revealing the effects of our typical Western diet on our health, the environment and animals. Featuring Jane Goodall, T. Colin Campbell, Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Vandana Shiva, Melanie Joy and many other experts. The film is now free to watch all over the world.
Food, Inc.: This powerful film changed the way millions of Americans eat. Find out why.
Ending The Ketogenic Diet Debate – Dr. Kim Williams: Klaus from Plant Based News gets to ask Dr. Kim Williams (past President of the American College of Cardiology) questions about vegan & ketogenic diets. (YouTube)
- “No one should be doing a ketogenic diet – unless weight loss is more important than their health.” ~Dr. Kim Williams
- Low-Carbohydrate Diets and All-Cause Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies : US National Library of Medicine: National Institutes of Health
Plant Based/Vegan Diet and Health – the Medical Evidence by Dr. Tushar Mehta (YouTube)
- Download the reference list on Vegan Diet and Health: http://ow.ly/F3x8X
- Download the reference list on Animal Agriculture, Environment and Food Security: http://ow.ly/F3xf9
Doctor In The House | Only Human (EP01, S01) by Dr. Rangan Chatterjee
- One family. One month. One life-changing doctor’s examination. This medical format from the house of Studio Lambert sees a normal family invite a doctor into their lives for one month to undergo the health MOT of a lifetime.
Gary Yourofsky – The Most Important Speech You Will Ever Hear:
An inspirational speech by Gary Yourofsky, an animal liberation activist, national lecturer on animal rights and veganism, and founder of ADAPTT, a non-profit organization based in the US. The speech was held at Georgia Tech university in July 8 2010.
Earthlings is an award-winning documentary about the suffering of animals for food, fashion, pets, entertainment and medical research.
- It is widely considered the most persuasive documentary ever made. The film is narrated by Joaquin Phoenix and features music by Moby (both vegans).
- Earthlings didn’t make you go vegan? That’s okay. (thoughts on critical thinking & bearing witness)
Dominion is a feature-length documentary presenting an uncompromising, damning exploration of the various ways animals are used and abused by humans, particularly in the meat, dairy, egg, clothing and entertainment industries. Now available to watch online for free.
Vegucated follows a group of meat- and cheese-loving New Yorker’s who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks, lured by tales of weight lost and health regained.
What Vegans See | A Video For Non Vegans [NOT Graphic] : Ever wonder why vegans are so sensitive about things? Or why we seem to overreact so often?
Environment, Ocean, Earth, Climate Change
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
- This movie, backed by Leo DiCaprio, follows intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – animal agriculture.
- The facts about the impact of animal agriculture on: Climate Change, Water Use, Deforestation, Waste, Species Extinction, Fisheries, Land Use.
- Watch on NetFlix: Cowspiracy
- Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet.
- With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers.
- The Extreme Ice Survey
- Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
- This elusive story may be out of sight and out of mind, but the solutions exist all around us. There’s an impact campaign to ensure the loss of our reefs does not go unnoticed and to support communities in using the film to grow these local solutions.
Planet Ocean is an international documentary directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Michael Pitiot.
- It has won “Best Cinematography Award, Blue Ocean Festival”, “Audience Award, UK Green Film Festival” and “Monterey Bay Film Festival”.
The End of Meat reveals the hidden impact of meat consumption; explores the opportunities and benefits of a shift to a more compassionate diet; and raises critical questions about the future role of animals in our society.
- In The End of Meat, filmmaker Marc Pierschel embarks on a journey to discover what effect a post-meat world would have on the environment, the animals and ourselves. He meets Esther the Wonder Pig, who became an internet phenomenon; talks to pioneers leading the vegan movement in Germany; visits the first fully vegetarian city in India; witnesses rescued farm animals enjoying their newfound freedom; observes the future food innovators making meat and cheese without the animals, even harvesting “bacon” from the ocean, and much more.
- We are living in exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate.
When you talk with people, be mindful that you were not always living a plant-based/vegan lifestyle. Remember your journey.