Body Ecology - founder of Body Ecology Donna Gates discovered the key to health and longevity is a flourishing inner ecosystem living inside your intestines. What on Earth is a GMO? - Find out what a GMO is, why do GMOs exist, the impact on your health and why we have the Right to Know.EWG Shoppers Guide - The Environmental Working Groups' shopper guide helps you make informed choices about pesticides in your produce. Print out their "Dirty Dozen Plus" and "Clean Fifteen" list or download the app for your smart phoneEWG Cosmetic Database - Want to know if your cosmetics have harmful chemicals? Check out the EWG cosmetic database.Community Supported Agriculture - (CSA) If you are interested in supporting your local farmers or forming a food co-op in your community, check out CSA. Dr Mark Hyman - A great source for health, wellness and nutrition information. Dr Hyman is dedicated to identifying and addressing the root causes of chronic illnesses through Functional Medicine. I love his weekly videos.Where Do You Get Your Protein? - Being a vegan, I'm asked this very question a lot. If you are considering reducing the amount of animal protien in your diet (includes beef, chicken, pork and fish) or becoming a vegetarian or vegan, but not sure where to get your protein, watch this super funny but very informative video on where you can get your protein from fruits, vegetables and grains.
Documentaries (all available on Netflix)Chew on This|TED TALKS: A compilation of TED TALKS featuring Jamie Oliver, Dan Barber, Mark Bittman and many more.Farmageddon: This provocative documentary tells the story of farms that were providing safe, healthy foods to their communities but were forced to stop.Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead: Two men whose bodies have been trashed by steroids, obesity and illness, document their rigorous healing path in a bid to regain their health.Fed Up
: This eye-opening documentary examines the underlying causes of childhood obesity, which has become an ever-more serious medical issue in America.Food Fight: Discover the problems in today's food system in this profile of chef Alice Water's efforts to promote local, organic and sustainable agriculture.Food Inc: For most Americans, the ideal meal is fast, cheap, and tasty. Food, Inc. examines the costs of putting value and convenience over nutrition and environmental impact. (Amazon TV & Movies)Food Matters: This film takes a timely and hard-hitting look at how the food we et is helping or hurting our health, and what we can do to live (and eat) better.Fork over Knives: According to the research of two food scientists, the popularity of processed foods has led to epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes and other diseases.Hungry for Change: This documentary exposes shocking secrets the diet, weight loss and food industries use to keep consumers coming back for more.Life Hacks| TEDTalks: This TEDTalks collection reveals simple tricks that can transform your life. Learn how to start a movement, the secret to better work and much more.I Am: In this reflective documentary, filmmaker Tom Shadyac chats with philosophers and spiritual leaders about what ails the world and how to improve it.The Human Experiment: Personal stories shed light on the lethal effect of chemicals we use every day and the uphill battle against the industrial giants who create them.