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Medical reviews of popular health documentaries, some available on Netflix streaming

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10. A medical review of the documentary Heal

While not as visually entertaining as other documentaries, this documentary addresses the important issue of emotional stress on chronic disease.

 

 

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9. A medical review of the documentary Cowspiracy

Unabashed and unrelenting, this documentary examines the damaging effects of animal agriculture on the planet and the environmental groups who avoid the subject.

 

MagicPillCover 8. A medical review of the documentary The Magic Pill

An entertaining if deeply flawed documentary promoting a ketogenic diet (low carb/high fat) with the healthy twist of also recommending the avoidance of processed foods

 

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7. A medical review of the documentary In Defense of Food

This moderate documentary advances a reasoned argument in the form of Food Rules that serves to transform the viewer’s perspective of how we eat.

 

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6. A medical review of the documentary Feel Rich

Focusing on urban minorities, this documentary advances the revolutionary shift in hip-hop to promote healthier lifestyles with a holistic approach to food, exercise, and meditation.

 

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5. A medical review of the documentary Fed Up

While light on medical details, this documentary presents a compelling political case for the causes and history of the obesity epidemic.

 

 

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4. A medical review of the documentary Sugar Coated

An uneven but still interesting documentary that focuses on the sugar industry and childhood obesity.

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3. A medical review of the documentary Super Size Me

Chock full of humor and nauseating drama, this documentary has held up well over the years and is, sadly, still relevant.

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2. A medical review of the documentary Forks Over Knives

An engaging documentary that forces you to question the very act of what you eat and how it affects your health.

 

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1.  A medical review of the documentary What the Heath

Worth watching from a political perspective, this documentary is entertaining when it doesn’t get bogged down with exaggerations and cherry-picked data

 

 

 

Scenes from the Trump inauguration: a humorous and troubling first-hand account

dscn4994Post 1 of 6:  Sad! Scenes from the Trump Inauguration

In the beginning, there was Trump money. And it just got more insane from there.

 

 

 

 

 

Post 2 of 6:dscn5018-2  Weak! Scenes from the Trump Inauguration

Early protests and everyone’s favorite couple: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

 

 

 

 

 

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Trump supporters at the epicenter

(Warning: Parental Advisory)

 

 

 

 

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Return of the anti-Trump resistance

 

 

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The inauguration ceremony, the middle finger, and a theological debate over the significance of rain

 

 

 

 

 

012016-138Post 6 of 6:  Loser! Scenes from the Trump Inauguration

The inaugural parade and the fallacy of the day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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