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Fed Up Documentary

Food Day in Fall River, Massachusetts

David S. Weed | Posted 09.28.2016 | Education
David S. Weed

Fall River, Massachusetts, is a low-income community, and for that reason alone, food and obesity are big issues here.

Revolutionary Way To Be Healthy #3: Rage Against The Machine

Pilar Gerasimo | Posted 09.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Pilar Gerasimo

The more Couric dug into the topic -- for herself, her family, and her audience -- the more she realized that the most essential and scientific truths about the drivers of obesity and disease simply were not reaching the American population.

Members Of Congress Receive Sugary Warning On School Lunch Vote

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green

The producers of hit food documentary "Fed Up" delivered "Fed Up"-themed M&M's to 29 members of the House of Representatives today, to encourage them ...

Why Is the U.S. So Fat? Katie Couric Documentary Fed Up Seeks to Explain

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

The U.S. government plays both sides of the obesity street -- admonishing people to eat right while pushing the foods that make them fat -- because of the USDA's double mission of protecting the nation's health and protecting the health of the nation's farmers.

We Already Know Kids Eat Too Much Sugar, So Why Aren't More of Us 'Fed Up'?

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 07.16.2014 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

The idea that a calorie is a calorie, that everybody should just eat less and exercise more and that if you're overweight it's simply a matter of willpower -- all the stuff we've all come to accept as medial fact over the last few years -- is thrown out by the panel of experts in Fed Up.

An Open Letter to Congress About the Unconscionable Push to Weaken School Lunch Laws

Laurie David | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Laurie David

This week I read that over 40 members of congress are trying to weaken the school lunch laws even more. What we are feeding schoolchildren around the country is unconscionable, and you want to make it worse?

Are You Fed Up? You Will Be Soon

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

There's a new documentary out that aims to prove that "everything we've been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong." That'...

Christopher Rosen

The Information In 'Fed Up' Might Save Your Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

"It's time for a new story, about the food we eat and the environment we want for our children." That sentence, part of Katie Couric's final bit of na...

Fed Up: Sugar and the Thing About Skinny-Fat People, Even You Model Types

Elizabeth Gates | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gates

These days, the conversation is moving away from blaming "fat" people for abusing food and refocusing on the way food is made. The entire country has been on a sugar high for most of our lives, and the body needs a break.

Fed Up With Big Soda?

Michael F. Jacobson | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael F. Jacobson

Every once in a few years, a documentary about food captures the public's imagination and inspires people to make changes in their lives and in our food environment. The latest, and perhaps the most strategic, of these is Fed Up, the film about food industry's contribution to obesity.

FED UP: Cook or Be Cooked

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

This is the movie we have been waiting for. It will change how we think and act forever about this problem. It is a powerful indictment of how the food industry hooks us on addictive processed foods laden with hidden sugars.

Fed Up -- Don't Be Taking Sugar from A Stranger

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 07.02.2014 | Taste
Corinna Clendenen

Since fat was condemned as an ingredient thirty years ago, the food industry has removed the fat and replaced it with sugar, the main culprit in the film

MPAA Almost Banned This Poster

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Entertainment

Even implying the F-word can get you in trouble with the Motion Picture Association of America, the makers of "Fed Up" learned the hard way. The MPAA ...