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Super Size Me (2004 movie) Morgan Spurlock ate only Mc Donald's food for 28 days. As a result, the then-32-year-old Spurlock gained 24½ lbs. - a 13% body mass increase, a cholesterol level of 230, and experienced mood swings, sexual dysfunction, and fat accumulation to his liver. It took Spurlock fourteen months to lose the weight gained from his experiment.
Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal (2001 book) by Eric Schlosser focuses on the fast food chains and more.
Fast Food Nation is a 2006 American/British drama film directed by Richard Linklater. The screenplay was written by Linklater and Eric Schlosser, loosely based on the latter's bestselling 2001 non-fiction book of the same name.
Food, Inc. is a 2008 American documentary film directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Robert Kenner. The film examines corporate farming in the United States, concluding that agribusiness produces food that is unhealthy and is abusive of animals and environmentally-harmful. The film is narrated by Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser. The documentary generated extensive controversy in that it was heavily criticized by large American corporations engaged in industrial food production.
Million Calorie March: The Movie documents the Million Calorie March awareness and fundraising campaign and incorporates stories from Marinos 2005 book, "Big & Tall Chronicles: Misadventures Of A Lifelong Food Addict." Through flashbacks to his childhood, Marino documents the influences that led to his struggles with weight loss and his personal battle to overcome food addiction. The purpose behind Marinos film is the increasing awareness of the spread of obesity throughout the United States and inspiring people to dig deep to fix themselves.
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