Melanie Joy presents "Carnism: The Psychology of Eating Meat" at the McDougall Advanced Study Weekend, February 2012.
Neal Barnard MD discusses the science behind food additions. Willpower is not to blame: chocolate, cheese, meat, and sugar release opiate-like substances. Dr. Barnard also discusses how industry, aided by government, exploits these natural cravings, pushing us to eat more and more unhealthy foods. A plant-based diet is the solution to avoid many of these problems. Neal Barnard is the founder of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM).
Type Two Diabetes is the leading cause of heart disease and stroke in this country and being diagnosed can feel like a life-sentence. But a Houston cardiologist says you can reverse Type Two Diabetes and heart disease if you're willing to make some healthy changes.
Colin Campbell discusses his finding in the China Study; the largest health study ever conducted in history. His lecture is preceded by two clips describing his new movie, Forks Over Knives, a documentary about the relationship between diet and the occurrence of disease. Learn what food products turn cancer, heart disease, diabetes and hundreds more illnesses "on and off like a switch."