‘That Sugar Film’ is a highly informative, quirkily presented Australian documentary, which makes a case that the health fad of the past 30 years, which has demonized fats and has tended to minimize the perils of sugar may have contributed to the obesity epidemic now occurring worldwide, in a direct challenge to the hotly-contested ideas of what constitutes a “healthy diet”.
In an ironic hommage to ‘Super Size Me’, the successful Independent Film by Morgan Spurlock, who ate nothing but McDonald’s for a month – with drastic consequences to his health, Australian actor-director, Damon Gameau films an experiment, during which he eats only food advertised as “healthy”.
The film shows the changes that occur within the body of a young man on this diet. Before the experiment, he had had never had problems controlling his weight…toward the end, he’s looking paunchy.
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