FED UP the Movie now showing in Santa Barbara

FED UP the Movie now showing in Santa Barbara
The film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. NOW PLAYING: http://fedupmovie.com
Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, FED UP will change the way you eat forever. The film opens in theaters across the country on May 9th.
“The movie that will change the way people think about eating.”
USA Today
“Unearths the dirty secret of the American food industry”
“Fed Up is poised to be the Inconvenient Truth of the health movement”
Amy Nicholson, LAWeekly“
”Fed Up” relays its message with the directness of a well-thrown dart”
Robert Cameron Fowler, Indiewire

Fed Up — Press Kit

Thirty years ago the U.S. Government issued its first ever dietary guidelines and with it one of the greatest health epidemics of our time ensued. In her documentary feature debut, executive producer and narrator Katie Couric joins Laurie David (An Inconvenient Truth), Regina Scully (The Invisible War) and Stephanie Soechtig (Tapped) to explore why, despite media attention and government policies to combat childhood obesity, generations of kids will now live shorter lives than their parents.

Upending the conventional wisdom of why we gain weight and how to lose it, Fed Up unearths the dirty little secret the food industry doesn’t want you to know- far more of us are sick from what we are eating than anyone has ever realized. The truth is, only 30% of people suffering from diet-related diseases are actually obese; while 70% of us — even those of us who look thin and trim on the outside — are facing the same consequences, fighting the same medical battles as the obese among us.

Following a group of children for more than two years, director Stephanie Soechtig achieves a profound intimacy with them as they document their uphill battles to follow the conventional wisdom, ‘diet and exercise’, in order to live healthier, fuller lives. They are undertaking a mission impossible. In riveting interviews with the country’s leading experts, Fed Up lays bare a decades- long misinformation campaign orchestrated by Big Food and aided and abetted by the U.S. Government.



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