10 BEST Health and Wellness Documentaries you don’t want to miss

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The COVID-19 pandemic, no doubt, has had a dramatic impact on our lives, and many of us are facing several challenges, including isolation-induced stress and anxiety.

To ease the same, we’ve put together the very best documentary films and TV series streaming on your favourite OTT platforms that will assist you in leading a healthier lifestyle amid this gloom:

1. Food Matters (2008)

This 80-minute documentary underlines the importance of a selective diet in treating a range of disorders like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, and depression.

2. Vegucated (2011)

Directed by Marisa Miller Wolfson, the educational documentary showcases the challenges of converting to a vegan diet.

3. Food Choices (2016)

It focuses on how the consumption of food impacts not only our physical health, but also poses a threat to the entire Earth.4. PlantPure Nation (2015)

4. PlantPure Nation (2015)

This poignant documentary takes an in-depth look at the health benefits of a plant-based diet.

5. From Fat to Finish Line (2016)

The motivational film titled ‘From Fat to the Finish Line’ features the weight-loss journey of a few strangers examining the barriers they’ve to encounter while tackle their goals of losing weight and reaching the finish lines.

6. Forks Over Knives (2011)

Written by Lee Fulkerson and produced by John Corry and Brian Wendel, this advocacy film claims that several diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, obesity can be prevented and treated by eating a plant-based diet.

7. The Magic Pill (2017)

The Magic Pill advocates for the ketogenic diet (i.e. low in carbohydrates, but high in fat as well as protein).

8. Hood to Coast (2011)

It follows four unlikely teams on their epic journey to conquer the world’s largest relay race.

9. Bikes vs Cars (2015)

The documentary examines the high cost that metropolitan cities such as Los Angeles, São Paulo have to pay for accommodating automobiles.

10. Fed Up (2014)

This amazing 92-minute documentary examines the American food industry role in aggravating the obesity epidemic.