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


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


How to Avoid Hidden Sugar & Overcome Addiction


How to Educate Yourself for the Future


How To Juice Your Way To Vibrant Health

My Articles

Health Tips

3 Best Foods for Brain Health

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Jul 20, 2021

Just as some foods can be detrimental for brain health, some too can be the best thing for ultimate cognitive longevity. Here are 3 …

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Can You Prevent Alzheimer’s with Healthy Foods?

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Jul 14, 2021

Currently, nearly 5.8 million people have Alzheimer's disease in the U.S., and shockingly two-thirds of these are women. This disease doesn’t discriminate and can …

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Novak Djokovic Credits Diet For His Success

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Jul 12, 2021

One of the familiar faces in TRANSCENDENCE is 20-time Grand Slam tennis champion, Novak Djokovic. In Episode 1, titled 'What’s In Our Food?', Novak …

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Health Tips

10 Health Benefits of Celery Juice

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Jul 05, 2021

You may have seen the bright green drinks across your social media, with people like Anthony Williams and celebrities singing it's praise. But why …

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Natural Therapies

8 Detox Rituals That Will Change Your Life

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Jun 23, 2021

As the seasons shift and our body’s needs change, there’s never been a better time to gently adopt some practices that support our body’s …

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Health Tips

9 Health Benefits of Sweet Potato

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Jun 16, 2021

If you’re a lover of french fries and mashed potato, but dedicated to living a healthier lifestyle, you’ll probably have met their nutrient-packed cousin, …

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Health Tips

6 Ancient Health Benefits of Ghee

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Jun 09, 2021

Ghee is one of our must-reach-for cooking essentials, because of both the nutty flavor and the high burning temperature. If you’re looking for any …

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Health Tips

7 Nutrients You May Be Missing On A Plant-Based Diet (And What To Do About It)

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun Jun 02, 2021

If you’re not paying attention to exactly what you’re eating on a plant-based diet, you can put your body at risk. So I hit …

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Studying Nutrition Online Helped Me Shed Excess Weight & Change My Life

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun May 27, 2021

But after 10 weeks of study, and a few months of putting those habits into action, she’s bettered not only her life - but …

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Studying Nutrition Online Made Me Realize, Food Really Does Matter

James Colquhoun James Colquhoun May 26, 2021

Since announcing our 2021 intake of the Food Matters Nutrition Certification Program, we’ve had potential students contacting us from around the world. Some have …

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My Recipes