There is a health crisis of epidemic proportions affecting our entire country. This year in the United States, we have spend over 3.5 trillion dollars on healthcare. Considering we are getting fatter, sicker and have a shorter life span than ever before, something is terribly wrong.
The Standard American Diet has taken us down a path to dietary suicide. In Gary Null's award-winning film, PLANT CODES: UNLEASHING NATURE’S HEALING POWERS, some of America's leading... [see more] doctors discuss how a plant-based diet can help with many diseases, including type 2 diabetes, obesity, hypertension, heart disease and many other of the leading causes of death and disability.
The film also touches upon how toxins, chemicals, and genetically modified foods are undermining our immune systems; how the meat industry is more detrimental to our environment than the transportation industry; and how meat, sugar,and dairy are destroying our endothelium cells, leading to cardiovascular disease.
In short, if you don't eat a Standard American Diet, you don't get standard American diseases. By simply changing from the Standard American diet – based on the consumption of meat, dairy, and sugar – and embracing an organic, plant-based diet, individuals can dramatically improve the quality of their health, their families’ health, and the health of the planet.
The Los Angeles Film Awards – Best Documentary
LA Independent Film Fest Awards – Award of Excellence
Hollywood International Independent Documentary Awards – Award of Excellence
International Independent Film Awards – Platinum Winner, Best Documentary
International Independent Film Awards – Platinum Winner, Best Director
Hollywood Boulevard Film Festival – Best Documentary Feature
Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival – Award of Recognition