Garrett Harris 8 p.m., Aug. 19
Forks Over Knives
Movie or infomercial? Both, convincingly. “Let food be your medicine,” said wise old Hippocrates. Too often, modern food hooks us on salt, sugars, cholesterol, and meat-based protein, causing obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease. Director Lee Fulkerson ate himself back to health by following the advice of Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. and nutrition scientist T. Colin Campbell. They, their patients, and their many studies make a powerful case that a plant-based food regimen is the organic, affordable, and tasty answer — and that government programs enslaved to agri-biz must end. 2011.
- Rated PG | 1 hour, 30 minutes
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