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Planeat (2010)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography | 20 May 2011 (UK)
The story of three men's life-long search for a diet which is good for our health, the environment and the future of our planet - showcasing some of the best food you have ever seen.

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Shelley Lee Davies (co-director), Or Shlomi (co-director)
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Credited cast:
T. Colin Campbell T. Colin Campbell
Richard Doll Richard Doll ... Himself - epidemiologist
Gidon Eshel Gidon Eshel ... Himself
Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. ... Himself (Cleveland Clinic)
Rebecca Goldburg Rebecca Goldburg ... Herself (Environmental Defense Fund)
Yvonne O'Grady ... (voice)
Richard Peto Richard Peto ... Himself (professor of epidemiology)
Peter Singer ... Himself (professor of bioethics)
Anthony Yen Anthony Yen ... Himself
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PLANEAT is the story of three men's life-long search for a diet, which is good for our health, good for the environment and good for the future of the planet. With an additional cast of pioneering chefs and some of the best cooking you have ever seen, the scientists and doctors in the film present a convincing case for the West to re-examine its love affair with meat and dairy. The film features the ground-breaking work of Dr. T Colin Campbell in China exploring the link between diet and disease, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn's use of diet to treat heart disease patients, and Professor Gidon Eshel's investigations into how our food choices impact our land, oceans and atmosphere. With the help of some innovative farmers and chefs, PLANEAT shows how the problems we face today can be solved, without simply resorting to a diet of lentils and lettuce leaves. Written by PLANEAT

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Stands with Cowspiracy and Forks Over Knives
3 September 2016 | by nowsharingSee all my reviews

In terms of quality, Planeat is one of the finest documentaries exploring the toll that industrial animal production takes on our health and environment. It stands with Cowspiracy and Forks Over Knives as one of the paramount films on the subject, which is a concern that is receiving great attention from the public in recent years. And rightly so, there is simply no way around the fact that the industrialization of our food supply is unsustainable.

Planeat stands apart as a finely crafted European look at the subject and should be considered a must-watch for anyone curious to learn the state of the scientific research that's taking place.


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