Planeat

Planeat

DVD - 2011
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"The story of three men's life-long search for a diet, which is good for our health, good for the environment and good for the future of the planet ... With the help of some innovative farmers and chefs, [this film] shows how the problems we face today can be solved without simply resorting to a diet of lentils and lettuce leaves"--Container.

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ehm_chen
Jun 26, 2013

A somewhat less polished version of "Forks over knives", with some really nice playful elements showing food prep. The animations and background music were slightly cringe-worthy, but the rest of the film, the interviews and the information was all well produced and presented. I was inspired to check out the website right afterwards for recipes.

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OldenDaze
May 27, 2013

A continuation of Forks Over Knives messaging (also a top-notch documentary) with added thinking about how better food choices on a more global level can positively impact environmental conditions. At the individual level, the film also demonstrates that vegan diets can be interesting, enticing and delicious, as well as ultra-healthy. The food presentation is excellent and combines with testimonies and case studies to make a case for health and longevity through food as medicine. Recommended.

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Boosterl16
Mar 21, 2013

The DVD would not play for me. I ordered another copy and hope that one will.

m2 Dec 05, 2012

Really effective with higher production values than you normally see in food documentaries. Very compelling pictures of vegan or vegetarian chefs creating their masterpieces make for mouth watering breaks in the discussion of the 3 principal talking heads. I found the environmental information presented especially well.

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HereHere
Nov 13, 2012

The science of nutrition with regards to heart disease, diabetes, and obesity and childhood liver cancer, with lots of beautiful food visuals to go with it. Worth a watch! The bonus features are worth watching (not too long) too.

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