Forks Over Knives

Forks Over Knives

DVD - 2011
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This documentary "examines the groundbreaking idea 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" --Container.
Publisher: New York : Virgil Films ; [Toronto] ; Maple Pictures, 2011.
Edition: Widescreen version (16:9)
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (DVD) (96 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.


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Mar 31, 2017

Traditional cultures ate mainly meat - esp. the organs that contain high amounts of Saturate Fat! The lean meat was given to the dogs! Factory farming is evil but not the option I suggest! Tribes like the Masai ate blood, milk and meat - no cancer, heart disease etc.

Question any nutrition claims ... "science" is not unbiased! Read The Big Fat Surprise for a detailed account of the how we think Sat. fats are bad and veganism is good. Also The Vegetarian Myth. See for more also.

Mar 30, 2017

I kept waiting for specifics about exactly what is included on this eating plan.
I eat a lot of plants but have no plans to give up dairy.......

Feb 24, 2017

Interesting film about diet and health. Advocates a plant based diet and has enough medical expertise and personal life stories to make it very interesting. We probably all need to clean up our diet and in doing so, easily improve our health.

Aug 05, 2015

Disease such as diabetes, heart disease, cancers, and osteoporosis....all with a common link, our diet. This is a revolutionary documentary that you have to watch and make important lifestyle changes to impact your future health.

Jun 28, 2015

If there were a single film for making the case for going vegan, this would be it. After watching it 3 years ago, me and my family converted to a vegan diet. Seriously, it was this film, with it's clear, scientific, fact-based argument for a plant-based diet, that convinced me to make the jump from vegetarianism to veganism. Therefore, if anyone asks about going vegan, I would suggest this movie for more information.

Jan 15, 2015

This film changed the way I look at food and how I eat! It isn't a propaganda film but a film that tells the truth from two amazing doctors.

Jan 11, 2015

I wish more people would watch this and learn. As a physician, I do believe that our diet can prevent many illness (not all). It is deceiving to think that all diabetes, cancer and hypertension can be prevented (as there is genetics involved). However, diet can certainly help. It talked a lot about animal products but not enough about simple sugars, nor how to change the pleasure center.

Dec 11, 2014

Even if just half the claims in this film are true, it should jolt us out of our apathy concerning healthy food choices. The film does exaggerates some points a bit, but the essential truth shines brilliantly through. Understandably, these truths can be extremely difficult to swallow for those who have been conditioned their entire lives to believe differently and blindly accept status quos. Anyone that desires to achieve optimum health and approaches this film with an open mind will have their life immeasurably enriched.

Dec 06, 2014

i love the message - eat REAL food. wish we could find more physicians in the area like the ones featured in the documentary. whenever i feel like i'm slipping, i rewatch this documentary. it's timely to watch as we go into the holiday season filled with well-meaning but poisonous processed food.

MediKJ Mar 30, 2014

This documentary changed my life. I switched to a whole foods vegan diet after watching it, nearly 2 years ago.

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