"Let thy Food be thy Medicine and thy Medicine be thy Food." -- Hippocrates
That's the message from the founding father of modern medicine echoed in the controversial new documentary film 'Food Matters' from Producer-Directors James Colqhuoun and Laurentine ten Bosch. "With nutritionally-depleted foods, chemical additives and our tendency to rely upon pharmaceutical drugs to treat what's wrong with our malnourished bodies, it's no wonder that modern society is getting sicker.
And in the most contentious idea put forward, the filmmakers interviewed several world leaders in nutrition and natural healing who claimed that not only are we harming our bodies with improper nutrition, but that the right kind of foods, supplements and detoxification can be used to treat chronic illnesses as fatal as terminally diagnosed cancer.