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02-13-2015, 10:51 AM   #1
crohnsinct
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Food and Nutrition Videos

Here is the list I have been promising. Some are better than others. I suggest you watch them as a family and discuss them in detail. A couple of them are a little strong when it comes to the medical field and pharmaceuticals. I think if kids (especially teens) are watching these the message needs to be tempered. I am as passionate about nutrition a medicine as the next guy but also recognize the need for meds (ha! just look at my signature). Also, while I agree a vegan diet is probably best, my family is not able to do it 100%, 100% of the time. We take the message in each video/book etc and do our best. So here are some of the family's favorites (in order of preference). Most can be found at your public library. There are a bunch of others but I asked my kids and these are the ones they liked best.

Have Fun!

Forks Over Knives - excellent medical research and disease prevention...vegan
Food Matters - they can get down on pharma and docs
Fed Up - about sugar
Food Inc - talks a lot about the practices of food companies...ick!
Planeat
Eating
Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead - juicing but good nutritional info
Supersize Me
Hungry For Change
Vegucated - more based on animal protection than diet
Food Inc - politics of food
Uprooting - very good but a lecture
GMO/OMG
King Corn - also GMO based
Dying to have Known - cancer based and I think pushes a certain doc's regime

On our to watch list: What's On Your Plate - follows kids.
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Daughter O dx 2/1/12 at age 12
Crohns & Remicade induced Psoriasis
Remicade
Methotrexate (12.5mg wkly - oral)
Vit d 2000IU
Multi vitamin plus iron
Calcium
Folic Acid
Previously used - Prednisone, Prevacid, Enteral Nutrition

Daughter T dx 1/2/15 at age 11
Vitaligo, Precoscious puberty & Crohns
Methotrexate (15mg weekly oral)
Enteral Nutrition
Entocort
IBD-AID Diet
Vit d 1000IU
Calcium
Folic Acid
Previously used: Mtx injections

Last edited by crohnsinct; 02-13-2015 at 11:45 AM. Reason: typo
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