I had been hearing a lot about the documentary Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead so I decided to sit down and watch it…finally. I must say, it is worth taking the time to watch.
It’s not your average boring documentary. Although it’s focus is on the journey of 2 men doing a juice fast, it is filled with great information on the importance of fruits and veggies in our diet.
One statistic they quoted was that the average American’s diet is 60% processed food! WOW! I knew we ate a lot of junky junk, but 60%?!? We are just begging to die from diet-induced diseases.
It was also sad to hear the views of different people that they interviewed on the streets. Most people know that they need to eat better, but just don’t want to give up the junk. How sad! 😦 I’m not judging them, because I certainly have moments of weakness myself, but I was amazed to hear people be so brutally honest.
Although I wouldn’t do a 40 or 60 day juice fast, it is a great idea to do at least a 7-10 day juice fast to detox your body. It’s also not a bad idea to have juicing as a part of your daily food intake. Whether it’s to replace a meal, or just to get your day off on the right foot.
I highly recommend that you watch this documentary. It’s jam-packed with information and it is an inspirational story.
Looking for more information? Check out this list of simple facts to consider about fruits and veggies.