James Colquhoun

James Colquhoun is the filmmaker behind Food Matters, Hungry For Change, and Transcendence Seasons 1 & 2 and founder of Food Matters and FMTV. Along with Laurentine ten Bosch, James founded the Food Matters community following the release of the 2008 documentary, giving people the tools (films, books, articles, and guided programs) to take charge of their own health. From here, FMTV was born! It was designed as a place where you can access vital information by watching all of your favorite inspiring documentaries, expert interviews, & recipe videos in one place, and in early 2020 FMTV found it's new home on Gaia.

My Podcast Episodes


Rebalancing Digestion Naturally Using Herbs & Spices


How To Eat To Save Your Life


How to Make Your Dream Life a Reality


How to Rewire Your Brain for Self-Healing


The Powerful Benefits of an Anti-Inflammatory Diet


How To Stop Stress Eating & Kick Bad Habits for Good


The Connection Between Digestion, Stress & Weight


Natural Ways to Banish Wrinkles


The Secrets to Healthy Glowing Skin


The Pathway to Finding Peace of Mind


The Power of Plant-Based Nutrition


The Truth about Sugar, Fat & What Is a Healthy Diet

My Articles

Health Tips

The Dangers of Modern Wheat

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Sep 14, 2021

Wheat has been around for centuries. Originally touted as the staple of life, modern day wheat has been put under the lens and is …

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10 Keys to Unlocking Your Full Mental Potential with Jim Kwik

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Sep 12, 2021

Jim Kwik is one of the greatest minds in accelerated learning. His teachings come from his own story of having to overcome brain barriers …

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Health Tips

How a Plant-Based Diet Transformed Rich Rolls Life

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Sep 10, 2021

Rich Roll was a successful lawyer, who in his own words, spent the better part of his life chasing the ‘American Dream’, without really …

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Natural Therapies

How to Reduce Stress: 4 Things You Can Do Right Now

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Sep 05, 2021

Prolonged stress can bring about a whole host of illnesses and imbalances within the body. Everyone has different ways to cope when anxiety rises …

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Vani Hari Uncovers the Truth About the Food Industry

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Sep 03, 2021

In Episode 1 of TRANSCENDENCE, food activist and author Vani Hari explains how she fell victim to trusting the American food industry as a …

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10 Foods for Brain Health, According to a Brain Expert

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Sep 01, 2021

From simple rituals to journaling practices, one thing that nourishes Jim every morning is a Brain Smoothie, made up of his top 10 favorite …

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6 Incredible Benefits of Broth

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Aug 25, 2021

If you follow wellness trends, or even simply shop in the healthfoods section, you couldn’t have missed all the attention that broth has been …

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Prebiotics, Probiotics & Postbiotics: What Does My Body Need?

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Aug 21, 2021

When it comes to the topic of healthy bacteria (the good guys that make up your microbiome) it can be a little confusing. Between …

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Health Tips

7 Powerful Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Aug 16, 2021

If you’re like most people and don’t have the time to prepare a cold pressed celery juice or harvest a tray of wheatgrass each …

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Health Tips

10 Healing Spices Every Kitchen Should Stock

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Aug 15, 2021

With herbs and spices being the key to healing for thousands of years, which healing spices are best kept close at hand in your …

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My Recipes