It’s been a big year for FMTV & Food Matters! With a multitude of EPIC releases on FMTV, it was hard to narrow down a short list of our top trending films on the channel. In no particular order, here are our must-see’s!
'Food As Medicine' follows the growing movement of using food to heal chronic disease. From individuals empowering themselves to change what is on their plates, to hospital groups administering vegetable Rx programs, we can already see the change happening around us. Join us on the journey of food, health, community and hope!
Frank Ferrante is a 54-year-old Sicilian from Brooklyn living in San Francisco. A lover of life, great food and a good laugh, Frank is also a drug addict, morbidly obese, pre-diabetic, and fighting Hepatitis C. He’s estranged from his daughter, single, and struggling with depression. Frank knows that life can be better than this, and is looking for a way out. May I Be Frank documents the transformation of Frank Ferrante’s life.
After looking at countless "before and after" photos on the web, Sergei Boutenko became curious to see if he, too, could achieve his dream fitness goals by following a no-gimmick exercise and diet protocol. At age 30, Boutenko noticed his metabolism slowing down, his weight increasing, and the temptation to get caught in life’s bad habits (eating out, drinking, and living a sedentary lifestyle). Instead of yielding to these pressures, Boutenko hired a film crew and decided to use himself as a guinea pig.
More and more people are diagnosed with celiac and non-celiac gluten sensitivity than ever before! You have to ask the question, "WHY?". Cyndi O'Meara, nutritionist and founder of Changing Habits, went on a global quest to find out the reason why! She could not understand why, after millions of years of eating wheat, we now have this growing epidemic of wheat and gluten intolerance.
'The Secret' explains, with simplicity, the law that is governing all lives, and offers the knowledge of how to create, intentionally and effortlessly, a joyful life. Without exception, every human being has the ability to transform any weakness or challenge into strength, power, perfect peace, health and abundance. Now, for the first time in history, all the pieces of The Secret come together in a revelation that is life-transforming for all who experience it.
Food. It's kind of important. And it's integral to the lives of the world's 7 billion inhabitants. But what we think of as 'food' is something very different from what people ate a century ago. This probably isn't news to you, as a number of compelling documentaries have focused on the many downfalls of our modern food system. But while these films have succeeded in bringing awareness to these modern problems, they've also left us feeling frustrated, confused, and hopeless. There is an alternative, however, and it's spreading rapidly across the globe. Find out all about the positive changes taking root in our modern food system. Watch now!
Doctors, nutritionists, authors and entrepreneurs from 4 countries share why they choose to go against conventional health wisdom to promote Paleo. The film also reflects on how they were profoundly transformed by the lifestyle.