Use the unsubscribe link in those e-mails to opt-out at any time. As a doctor, a man, and a person who likes to work out, I have been acutely aware for a long time of how many dietary myths and mistaken cultural beliefs persist about veganism, health, athleticism and masculinity. When I first heard about The Gam e Changers, a documentary covering all these topics with some big-name producers behind it including James Cameron, Arnold Schwarznegger, Novak Djokovic, Lewis Hamilton and Jackie Chan I was excited but also nervous about whether it would do the justice the issues deserved. It turns out my fears were unfounded: when I finally saw the film at the cinema last month, I was blown away by how good it is. The Game Changer s is a fantastic achievement, and I believe it will actually live up to its name. It only took a week to become the biggest selling documentary of all time on iTunes, and today it is released on Netflix where it will be able to reach the millions of viewers it deserves. I am already recommending it to my patients, as are many other doctors across the world. The film starts with James Wilks — elite Special Forces trainer and The Ultimate Fighter winner — recovering from an injury and researching the best ways to speed up recovery. To his surprise, he discovers that the Roman gladiators were vegetarian, which challenges his deeply held beliefs about masculinity, athletic ability and virility.
This study has multiple significant flaws and has been criticized by the wider scientific community including the World Cancer Research Fund, and subsequently, an investigation by the New York Times found that the lead study author had previous ties to the food industry, including the beef industry, that again had been undisclosed. The problem? Max said the film made sweeping claims and it clearly had an agenda. One such critic is Max Lugavere — best-selling author of Genius Foods — who took to Instagram to share his opinions. The Bigger Picture. Did you hear? This movie is Caldwell Esselstyn, a former top surgeon at the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic, also put the idea of food as medicine under the microscope. It’s informative and eye-opening. Starring Omar Sy. In one scene in the film three college athletes have their erections measured over two nights after being fed a meat burrito on the first night and a plant-based version on the second night. The documentary, currently streaming on Netflix, explains that one of the biggest misconceptions in sports nutrition is that you have to have animal protein to perform at a high level.
Today’s Best Discounts. When the world is ravaged by a cataclysmic event, Gus — part deer, part boy — joins a band of humans and animal-children hybrids in search of answers. The mixture may be kept for 14 days without significant loss of potency. In the film it is argued that any sort of animal consumption — including meat, dairy and eggs — can not only hinder athletic performance but can cause artery problems and lead to an early death. Like Forks over Knives that came before it, What the Health, which was created by the same team behind hit pro-vegan documentary Cowspiracy, further looks at the links between illness and a plant-based diet versus the consumption of animal products. These foods are processed so not as healthy as eating some unprocessed tofu, but still much healthier than their meat versions.