About the film
Despite being one of the most advanced nations in the world, Americans are sicker than ever before. Two out of three are overweight, diabetes has skyrocketed, and half of America is reported to be on at least one type of prescription drug. Major medical routines have become routine, driving health care costs through the roof. Heart disease, cancer and stroke are the leading causes of death in the United States, even though billions are spend each year to battle these life threatening conditions.
Across the globe millions suffer from a host of other degenerative diseases. What if this could all be avoided? If these ailments could be controlled or perhaps even reversed? Forks over Knives connects the relationship between mass food consumption and the escalating rates of declining health among the greater populace. The evidence presented in this documentary will stun you.