The Food Documentaries On Prime Video Right Now
by Kaylen Summers
Take a look at these food documentaries on Prime Video that can change the way you look at food.
Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead
Weighing more than 100 pounds and loaded up in steroids, Joe Cross was already having a leg in the grave. Adding to that he was also suffering from autoimmune disease- a disorder in which the human body recognizes itself as a thread. As Joe has reached the end of his rope and hope, he decides to not let go without a fight. Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead is his inspiring journey in which Joe took up the personal mission to regain his health.
Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story
We are obsessively proud of the food we have on our tables. From our Instagram pages to countless cooking shows and foodie blogs, food has become more of a status symbol than a basic need. Unfortunately recklessness generates unbelievable volumes of food wastes every year. Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant are taking a deep dive into the issue of food waste, by exploring farms, retails, and even through our fridges.
Corn is one food item that has dominated the food pyramid of the fast-food nation for a very long time. How did this ultra-industrial, pesticide-laden, heavily-subsidized commodity become the key ingredient in most of the American fast-food? Two college buddies are out to find out the secret behind this by growing an acre of corn with the help of some real farmers, heaps of fertilizer and some genetically modified seeds.
When a mom feeds her son raw milk, and real food from farms, all his allergies, and asthma are healed. Realizing the health benefits, people from around the country formed private clubs to get these foods. However, the state and local governments turn against them and start raiding their farms.
Three men are on a life-long search to find the diet that is good for not just our health, but also the environment and the future of our planet. This visual treat showcasing some of the best and tastiest food you can ever see on you screens.
Every day thousands of dollars of food are being dumped into the waste. These products are mostly good and can feed the nation’s poor and hungry. Filmmaker Jeremy Seifert and his circle of friends are one a journey, taking dumpster dives in the back alleys and gated garbages of supermarkets to unravel the truth behind good food grocery stores are wasting.
When life started to become complex, a couple decided to make it simple by eating how their grandparents did. Changing to a local and seasonal diet, they soon realized their food system has changed with the farmers who once populated their family histories. This documentary is about how food and sustainability is interconnected and about why food matters.