Category Archives: Thumbs Down DVDs/Media

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret AUM Films, First Spark Media Our story opens with Bruce Hamilton of the Sierra Club expounding on rising carbon dioxide levels, rising sea levels, drought, famine, extinction, cats fornicating with dogs, etc. Well, he might not have mentioned that last one, but in a nutshell, according to Hamilton, we’re all shortlyContinue Reading

Vegucated

Vegucated

Vegucated Written and directed by Marisa Miller Wolfson Brian, Tesla and Ellen agree to try a vegan diet for six weeks. One of the first steps is to go through a battery of tests administered by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. Shortly after that, there is a trip to the grocery store to shop for vegan food.Continue Reading

Dying to Have Known by Steve Kroschel

Dying to Have Known by Steve Kroschel

Dying to Have Known Written and produced by Steve Kroschel   The Gerson therapy for cancer treatment has always been controversial and continues to be. In this video an investigator interviews numerous people on both sides of the subject. Naturally Charlotte Gerson, daughter and assistant of Dr. Max Gerson, developer of the therapy, is introducedContinue Reading

Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead by Joe Cross

Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead by Joe Cross

Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead Joe Cross Reboot Media Australian Joe Cross came to America for sixty days but didn’t eat the food while he was here. Instead he went on a juice fast. Joe weighed over three hundred pounds and suffered from an unpleasant skin condition. He spent about a month in New YorkContinue Reading

Autism Now by Public Broadcasting System

Autism Now by Public Broadcasting System

Autism Now Public Broadcasting System http://www.pbs.org/newshour/news/autism/   Robert MacNeil was inspired to do a six-part PBS series on autism because his grandson Nick is autistic. In the first segment we are introduced to Nick and his mother Alison and learn about his case in particular. Robert and Alison both seem to understand that autism involvesContinue Reading

Forks over Knives by Brian Wendel

Forks over Knives by Brian Wendel

Forks over Knives Executive Producer Brian Wendel Monica Beach Media “Forks over Knives” kicks off by looking at the statistical indicators of health, or lack thereof, in America today. Diabetes, obesity, cancer, heart disease and allergies are so common that it is getting hard to find anyone who doesn’t suffer from one or more ofContinue Reading

Chow Down by Mark Weinstein

Chow Down by Mark Weinstein

Chow Down Edited by Mark Weinstein Peanut Butter Productions We are told at the beginning of “Chow Down” that Americans are sick. Later on we see comedian Jon Stewart telling us the news is all pretty grim but, “as long as you have your health . . . . Well, according to recent studies, youContinue Reading

Find Out Your Nutritional Type by Joseph Mercola

Find Out Your Nutritional Type by Joseph Mercola

Find Out Your Nutritional Type with This Simple Test! Dr. Joseph Mercola http://products.mercola.com/nutritional-typing/?source=nl The well-known and popular Dr. Joseph Mercola has produced a You-Tube video in which he asserts that there is no one perfect diet. There are certainly general rules to live by, like avoiding processed foods, staying away from fructose (a friend ofContinue Reading

Processed People by Mostly Magic, Inc.

Processed People by Mostly Magic, Inc.

Processed People Mostly Magic, Inc. Some of our chapter leaders have seen a trailer for this movie that could lead one to believe it is a good one, but since our chapter leaders are pretty sharp, they saw a few warning flags and thought we’d better review this more carefully to make sure. It wouldContinue Reading

Super Natural Mom Interview with Dr. David Kessler by Progressive Radio Network

Super Natural Mom Interview with Dr. David Kessler by Progressive Radio Network

Super Natural Mom Interview with Dr. David Kessler Beth Greer Progressive Radio Network Dr. David Kessler was once the head of the FDA and has recently written a book about how the food industry is manipulating people into overeating. A number of valid points are made throughout. There is convincing evidence that fructose is fattening.Continue Reading

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