Apr 20, 2013
What has happened to us? Despite the most advanced medical technology in the world, we are sicker than ever by nearly every measure.
Two out of every three of us are overweight. Cases of diabetes are exploding, especially amongst our younger population. About half of us are taking at least one prescription drug. Major medical operations have become routine, helping to drive health care costs to astronomical levels. Heart disease, cancer and stroke are the country’s three leading causes of death, even though billions are spent each year to “battle” these very conditions. Millions suffer from a host of other degenerative diseases.
Could it be there’s a single solution to all of these problems? A solution so comprehensive, but so straightforward, that it’s mind-boggling that more of us haven’t taken it seriously?
VegNV, RenoSparks Films for Action, Buy Local Reno Sparks and Green Business Chamber are presenting FORKS OVER KNIVES which examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. The major storyline in the film traces the personal journeys of a pair of pioneering yet under-appreciated researchers, Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn.
FORKS OVER KNIVES was filmed all over the United States, and in Canada and China.
watch FORKS OVER KNIVES trailer
VegNV is a local group focused on improving human health, animal welfare and rights, and our environmental impact through a plant-based diet and lifestyle.
VegNV FORKS OVER KNIVES facebook page
RenoSparks (N. Nevada and Eastern CA) Chapter website
Co-host: Buy Local Reno-Sparks Business Co-Op and Green Business Chamber of Commerce
additional Films For Action screening in the schedule:
June 18, 2013 Nature of Existence Screening 7pm Artemesia Moviehouse Good Luck MacBeth Theater 713 S. Virginia Reno 89501
After a four-year world-wide odyssey beginning in 2005, the filmmakers had over 450 hours of footage to boil down to an hour and a half, to bring audiences the best and the most transcendental moments, to present a fascinating look at humanity, and our Universe, as seen through the eyes of some of the most interesting people on our planet, and perhaps, some of the most interesting beings in our Universe.
Summer break July & August
Resume Sept-Dec 2013
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