7 Must-See Documentaries about the Food Industry, Nutrition & School Lunch Reform

November 11, 2016

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A healthy mind is key to healthy living so nourish that mind by watching some of these informative food-related documentaries! Learn more about the food industry, nutrition and school lunch reform through our selections:

  • A Place at the Table
    An examination of the issue of hunger in America focuses on the plight of three individuals from different parts of the country who struggle to find adequate nutrition.
    Watch ‘A Place at the Table’ Here
  • Cafeteria Man
    Chef Tony Geraci, food-service director for Baltimore’s public schools, spearheads a campaign to replace school lunches made of processed foods with locally grown, freshly prepared meals.
    Watch ‘Cafeteria Man’ Here
  • Yuck!
    Zachary Maxwell is a 4th grade student that goes undercover to expose the failed school lunch program in New York public schools.
    Watch ‘Yuck’ Here
  • Hungry for Change
    This documentary exposes the diet industry’s deceptive strategies designed to keep people from losing and keeping off weight.
    Watch ‘Hungry for Change’ Here 
  • Fed Up
    An examination of America’s obesity epidemic and the food industry’s role in aggravating it.
    Watch ‘Fed Up’ Here 
  • Lunch Line
    Weaves together history and agriculture, advocacy and bureaucracy, and frames the current debate over school lunch reform within a larger national and political context.
    Watch ‘Lunch Line’ Here 
  • Super Size Me
    While examining the influence of the fast food industry, Morgan Spurlock personally explores the consequences on his health of a diet of solely McDonald’s food for one month.
    Watch ‘Super Size Me’ Here 

– Amy Peters & Bruce Morgan

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