I’ve just finished watching Fed Up, which is a documentary about overweight children, which tells the story or why sugar is a disease waiting to happen – even more terrifying than smoke. One statistic that shocked me was that in 1980 there was not one single report of a child with type 2 diabetes. Fast forward to today and there are over 6000 cases in the US alone. We’re told as a nation to eat less fat to be healthy, yet what we don’t realise is that when the food giants take the fat out, they replace it with sugar, which can be labeled as a hundred different words from corn syrup to malt. I could go on and on talking about this documentary, but it really should be watched by all parents. The makers have said ‘everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. Fed Up is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see’.
From Katie Couric, Laurie David, (Oscar Winning Produce and Inconvenient Trust) and Director Stephanie Soechtig. I really believe Fed Up will change the way we eat.