Videos Tagged: food
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"“This documentary discusses the issue of weight loss. Every yearmillions of people in Britain try to lose weight, and most fail. The film talks about how we continue to hear advices on the need to reduce weight and the dieting and the latest slimming fads doing the rounds. But what really works? In this film, medical journalist Michael Mosley investigates the latest scientific breakthroughs in slimming down and losing weight.He uncovers ten of the simplest ways to shed those pounds. The film attempts to change the way we think about dieting and weight loss. Michael does not look like he is at all overweight. While shooting this film he discovered the internal body fat around his kidneys and liver that he needs to lose. With this life saving discovery he tries out the scientific tips himself. The film ends with him succeeding in losing the weight he wants. Besides, musician Alex James, a passionate cheese maker, tries out an intriguing scientific discovery – that low-fat dairy products help you excrete more fat from all your food.Amy Lame, Radio Presenter learns how very small changes in her daily routine can help burn more calories. The film shows Actress Debbie Chazen, who eats healthy foods gets her metabolism checked and keeps a food diary to keep a watch on her weight.The film highlights the scientific reasons behind soup keeps you feeling fuller for longer than solid food and gives practical tips and scientific insights, and individual experiences enabling people to lose weight easily and understanding the science behind shedding those extra kilos. We discover how anyone can lose weight more easily. “"
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Food Inc. examines corporate farming in the United States, concluding that agri-business produces food in a way that is environmentally harmful, that is unhealthy, and abusive of both animals & employees.This documentary is copyright protected and cannot be shown here. If you’re interested, click the Amazon link above for information on how to purchase the full DVD.
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‘Super Size Me’ is an entertaining and interesting documentary directed and acted in by Morgan Spurlock, this documentary being his debut film.He carries out an experiment on himself to highlight American culture’s disturbing trend towards obesity; he eats three McDonalds meals a day every day for 30 consecutive days, provides an amusing and occasionally disturbing account that provides a lot of information and keeps the audience gripped.In this film Spurlock manages to maintain a fine balance between humor, shock and entertainment without being too judgmental.The editing and the quality of interviews more than make up for the amateur voice-overs.McDonalds Nutritional Information
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"Asia is famous for its traditional dishes worldwide. Since the raising development and dwindling water supplies threaten the nation's ability to feed itself. Join in with the men and women who celebrate the glory of authentic Chinese dishes - while working to maintain a healthy food supply for our future life."
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‘Half Ton Man’ examines the science of extreme weight loss and the perplexing lives of the growing number of people who seem intent on eating themselves to death.It tells the astonishing story of Patrick Duel, who reached a record breaking weight of 76 stone 8lbs, making him one of the heaviest men ever and a medical miracle. For taking him to the hospital, a wall of his house had to be knocked down, where he underwent a gastric bypass surgery and kept on a much disciplined diet making him lose less than half of his weight.Throughout the trauma, Rosalie Bradford, once the world’s fattest woman, supported, motivated and encouraged Patrick. She was 8 feet wide but she overcome her addiction to food once she realized the main reason behind her addiction, which was the abandonment she underwent in childhood, and consequently worked hard to lose 900 pounds!Scientists believe that a fat gene evolved in people to enable them to survive famines but now the modern unhealthy and sedentary lifestyle is making this gene turn harmful.Filmed originally by Channel 4′s Bodyshock series. Official page:http://www.channel4.com/programmes/bodyshock/episode-guide/series-2/episode-1
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Our fast foods dependency is sinking amazingly with our younger people and we are now raising a population of fast food children.This halting docudrama uncovers infants and tots consuming a food plan of potatoes chip, hamburgers and kebabs, all washed down with bottles full of carbonated soda.It researches the deep rooted explanations moms and dads fall back to junk food eating and follow three households while they urgently try and get back on the a right nutritious path.From easy food games to spectacular jolts, the father and mother team up with genuine specialists who guide them through the latest strategies while they try to wean their children off fast food.
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"For many, a bowl of rice is a simple trip to the supermarket. Rarely do we think about the production of our food. The documentary shows a typical day in the life of a rice farmer and the laborious process of rice farming. You can see how well-connected the whole system is and the number of parties involved in farming rice. The way in which the farmer gently treats his animals illustrates the importance of every single life and how it is part of a greater system.From cultivation to sale the visuals give you a sense of the strenuous, manual and monotonous work in the rice paddies. Every action has an intention – the self-grown rice is used to feed the fishes, which will be caught and cooked for dinner. Every step and actor in the process is part of an efficient, self-sustaining system.The simplicity of the video appeals to your senses and gives the viewer a real understanding of these conditions. You are transportedinto another world by listening to the original sounds. Commentary or music are not necessary to complete the documentary. This is not only a video, it‘s an experience!"
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Britain is popular for it's traditional dishes that come from the depths of history. Food industry has lost its perfection and taste and has became a machine. A machine that produces food that is good for eating but not good enough for you health. Find out more from the series 'Britain's Really Disgusting Food'.
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The film discusses the benefits that GM provides and the dangers associated with it.The world which is witnessing spiraling food prices has again shifted its focus to the problem of food security. With the world population likely to reach 9 billion in a few decades, the responsibility to feed every mouth is even a greater one.The film discusses if GM is an answer to the problem of food security and the evidence on the success or failure of GM to date. On the one hand GM is definitely seen as a boon that will enable to increase production of food grains and on the other hand as the movie suggest lurks a threat to the environment.The BBC documentary ends with the question if the food being genetically modified can save the world from famines or would it just turn out to be a severe environmental catastrophe as suggested by Prince Charles.
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‘The Future of food’ is an eye-opener, critically investigating the impact of the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered food products that are predominantly being consumed by unsuspecting Americans every single day since the last ten years.Experts consider this trend alarming because of the health implications, unscrupulous government policies and extreme push towards globalization. This film, shot on locations in the U.S. and Mexico, enables the viewers to closely evaluate the negative impact this new technology is having on the lives and livelihood of farmers from the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada to the fields of Oaxaca, Mexico.The film also provides alternative solutions to this problem in the form of large-scale industrial, organic and sustainable agriculture as the only means of combating the food crisis and saving people from the clutches of market and political forces that seek to control the world’s food system.
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Food processing is a process of raw and unfinished materials becoming edible food. Any kind of processing destroys the original vitamins and nutrients and because of that our health is slowly decreasing. That's why we should bat an eye on the things that we eat and remember that health is one of the most important things in our lives. Without it we wouldn't be able to do anything.
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Little moving legs, small body and a hideous looking face. Not everyone is willing to enjoy this kind of meal because it''s simply not appealing. There are subcultures in wich insect eating is a delicatese or even an average habit. This documentary explain what's behind this kind of 'delicatese' and why whe should pay more attention to this.
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Since the 1980s there's been a blast in low-fat products as the message got out that to improve our health, especially heart health, we needed to reduce the amount of saturated fat in our diets. This means cutting back on full fat dairy foods, red meat and certain processed foods. It's true that fat supplies more than twice the calories per gram of carbohydrates, and saturated fat is the type of fat primarily responsible for clogging our arteries and increasing cholesterol levels. But, as we came to terms with this unpalatable fact, the food industry got to work replacing the animal fats in their products with un-saturated vegetable oils.
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Farmageddon tells the story of small family farms which have been forced to stop their business because of the greater farms which use animal slaugher as their main source of success. Filmmaker Kristin Canty's quest to find healthy food for her four children turned into an educational journey to discover why access to these foods was being threatened.