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The Magic Pill

   2017    Medicine
The Magic Pill follows doctors, patients, scientists, chefs, farmers and journalists from around the globe who are combating illness through a paradigm shift in eating. According to its followers, this simple change - embracing fat as our main fuel - is showing profound promise in improving the health of people, animals and the planet. The film is highly controversial and was criticized by some medical associations.
The Paleo diet proposes that humans were genetically adapted to eating specifically those foods that were readily available to them in their local environments. Advocates of the diet claim many chronic diseases and degenerative conditions evident in modern Western populations have arisen because of a mismatch between Stone Age genes and modern lifestyles. The Paleo diet typically includes vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots, and meat and excludes foods such as dairy products, grains, sugar, legumes, processed vegetable oils, salt, alcohol or coffee.
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

   2017    Art
Planet Earth II
Planet Earth II

   2016    Nature
The Story of God
The Story of God

   2016    Culture
Chef's Table
Chef's Table

   2017    Art
Myths and Heroes
Myths and Heroes

   2005    History
The Universe
The Universe

   2010    Science