DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: FOOD MATTERS

DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: FOOD MATTERS

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PMK POST DOCUMENTARY REVIEW: FOOD MATTERS January 5, 2017 Plant Matter Kitchen “Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food” ~ Hippocrates (460-370 BC) ~ From pesticides to pharmaceuticals, in Food Matters, a host of medical doctors, journalists, advocates, and health professionals break down how the growth, consumption, and distribution of our food affects our health and well-being.After watching this life changing documentary, here are the 8 major takeaways that made us think:DISTANCE: Dr. Victor Zeines, D.D.S, M.S., Holistic Dentist and Nutritionist, says that by the time we shop for our food, it’s at least a week old—at best. He encourages us to think about how old our food is; how far in distance it has travelled before we bite into it and how many nutrients…
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Veganism + Athleticism = MAC DANZIG

Veganism + Athleticism = MAC DANZIG

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PMK POST Veganism + Athleticism = MAC DANZIG December 19, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen Mixed Martial Arts fighter.Ultimate Fighter Champion.Photographer.Father.Vegan.MAC DANZIG.THE MAKING OF MACOn the basketball court and the soccer field in his younger years, and at the skate park in high school, Mac was always into sports as a child. His passion for athletics eventually lead him to become a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter at the turn of the millennium.Mac competed as a lightweight in several MMA promotions, most notably the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He participated in and won the 6th season of The Ultimate Fighter, defeating Tom Speer. He also won Fight of the Night three times and Knockout of the Night once, along with other King of the Cage, Extreme Challenge Trials, and Gladiator Challenge…
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Veganism + Athleticism = DAVID CARTER

Veganism + Athleticism = DAVID CARTER

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PMK POST Veganism + Athleticism = DAVID CARTER November 21, 2016 Plant Matter Kitchen He’s 300 pounds.He’s a NFL Defensive Lineman.He’s an animal rights advocate who breaks the mould of traditional veganism.David CarterFamously known as The 300 Pound Vegan, David Carter is a powerhouse—both in strength and in activism.The man who plays for the Chicago Bears (and formerly played for the Arizona Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, and Jacksonville Jaguars), also uses his celebrity, passion, and strength to raise awareness to the rights of animals.The documentary Forks Over Knives is what did it for David. Suffering from extreme tendinitis at the time, David was intrigued by how dairy and animal fats can cause inflammation in joints, and decided it was time to rid animal and animal by-products from his diet.…
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