FED UP is an Eye Opening Documentary on the Obesity Epidemic
The problem has many layers but at it’s heart Fed Up addresses the dirty little secrets of the food industry – and it’s largest problem? Sugar.
“If a foreign nation was causing the obesity in our children that we currently are, we would probably go to war.” – Former President Bill Clinton
What I saw, as I watched this journey broke my heart and made me absolutely sick inside. In the diet of these children I saw so many of the “healthy” choices I make every day for my family. From yogurts to cereals and even peanut butter. Unbeknownest to them, me and even you, we’re consuming copious amounts of added sugar – as many as 8times the recommended RDA by eating a seemingly “Healthy” diet. Take a look at some of the sugary choices you may find in your pantry in this sugar comparison.
In a study of 43 cocaine addicted mice, when presented with the choice of cocaine or sugar water, 40 of the mice chose sugar water every time.
As a chronic soda addict the facts presented on sugar addiction resonated me on a very personal level. As did the following statistic:
I was provided a link to pre-screen this movie in my home. All opinions remain my own.