What is the film Fed Up about?

What is the film Fed Up about?

Filmmaker Stephanie Soechtig and journalist Katie Couric investigate how the American food industry may be responsible for more sickness than previously realized.Fed Up / Film synopsis

Is Fed Up a good documentary?

But style alone doesn’t make a great documentary, substance does, and on that count Fed Up absolutely delivers. It persuades with engrossing interviews and plainly laid out information that drives home clearly and convincingly its thesis: that the United States has its eye on the wrong ball in its fight for obesity.

What does the documentary Fed Up say sugar is?

Sugar is a Drug Brain scans indicate that sugar consumption fires up the same areas of the brain that are triggered by cocaine, and according to Dr. Mark Hyman, it’s eight times as addictive as the narcotic.

What is the worldwide epidemic this documentary is focusing on?

While most of the focus of Ebola in Liberia may be on a country stuck by hardships and misunderstanding, this film showcases the resolve and resilience of Liberians in combating the epidemic, Mitman says. “Even when the disease is contained the memory of the disease will remain,” Urey explains in the film.

What happens to the taste of food when fat is removed?

When you remove fat from food, you have a big problem: The food tastes horrible. To compensate for the lack of flavor, food manufacturers add plenty of sugar. Some products that are labeled “low-fat” actually contain twice the sugar of the original, full-fat versions.

What sugar does to your body documentary?

THAT SUGAR FILM is one man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as “healthy.”

Is obesity considered an epidemic?

Obesity is a national epidemic and a major contributor to some of the leading causes of death in the U.S., including heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some types of cancer.