1.Anorexia nervosa ; 2.Bulimia nervosa ; 3.Other eating disorders ; 4.Factors that complicate eating disorders ; 5.Understanding eating disorders ; 6.Medical treatment ; 7.Medications that may help ; 8.Psychological treatment ; 9.The road to recovery.
Your personal health series
Topics include: early warning signs of a developing disorder ; practical tips on how familes can cope ; genetic predisposition ; feeding disorders of infancy and early childhood ; complicating factors such a pregnancy, diabetes and substance abuse ; medical and psychological treatment options ; the recovery process.
"Narrated by Katie Couric, the film blows the lid off everything that was known about food and exercise, revealing a 30-year campaign by the food industry, aided by the U.S. government, to mislead and confuse the American public. Exposing the hidden truths contributing to one of the largest health epidemics in history, it follows a group of families battling to lead healthier lives and reveals why the conventional wisdom of 'exercise and eat right' is not ringing true for millions of people." -- Worldcat
Narrated by Katie Couric
"From Laurie David Producer of An Inconvenient Truth" -- front cover
With nutritionally-depleted foods, chemical additives and our tendency to rely upon pharmaceutical drugs to treat what's wrong with our malnourished bodies, it's no wonder that modern society is getting sicker. Food Matters sets about uncovering the trillion dollar worldwide 'sickness industry' and gives people some scientifically verifiable solutions for overcoming illness naturally. (taken from website)
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English, Spanish, French, German, Dutch & Japanese subtitles
Documentary about how the Namgis First Nation of Alert Bay takes up a dietary challenge and returns to a traditional style of eating for a year. The rules were simple: eat lots of protein, fat and vegetables; give up sugar, junk food and starch. (back cover)