Here are my top picks for inspiring documentaries for better health. They are all available on Netflix on demand, the titles are all linked to Netflix. If you don’t have a Netflix account, many of these documentaries are available to watch for free online, a quick Google search will hook you up. Enjoy!
The feature film Forks Over Knives 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.
100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead is an inspiring film that chronicles Joe’s personal mission to regain his health.
For most Americans, the ideal meal is fast, cheap, and tasty. Food, Inc. examines the costs of putting value and convenience over nutrition and environmental impact.
Forks Over Knives Presents: The Engine 2 Kitchen RescueRip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet, as he guides the White and Wally families and teaches them how to take control of their health.
This documentary follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks in an effort to get healthier.
This documentary exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries use to keep consumers coming back for more.
Happy takes viewers on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy.
Filmmaker John Dunham follows six runners from as they train for the Chicago Marathon, exploring the appeal of such an arduous challenge.