Reviews: Fed Up (2014)

fed_upReviews for this film from our members:

  • Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews
    • Excerpt: …although Dr. Atkins may not have gotten everything right, clearly he was a forerunner in understanding a lot of what’s chewed on in “Fed Up,” without receiving even a passing mention
  • Tony Dayoub @ Cinema Viewfinder
    • Excerpt: Using colorfully memorable infographics, director Stephanie Soechtig offers viewers a primer on the way our bodies process sugar, the pleasurable addictive effect it has on our brains, and how difficult it is to counteract its effect once these addictive qualities take hold.
  • Mark Dujsik @ Mark Reviews Movies
    • Excerpt: This movie imagines it is telling you this information for the first time, and it’s very proud of itself for the perceived ingenuity of its message.
  • Pat Mullen @ Cinemablographer
    • Excerpt: Doc fails to heed Mary Poppins’ advice that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.
  • [New – 6/5/14] | Frank Ochieng @ Sound on Sight
    • Excerpt: If Fed Up and its display of tragic tykes, lax food regulations, diseases, distrust and ill-advised food consumption is a tough pill to swallow then think of this poignant and noteworthy narrative as a yummy powdered doughnut…maybe then the dire fodder as expressed in Soechtig’s contemplative documentary will agree with your guilty pleasure-seeking taste buds.
  • Tom Santilli @
    • Excerpt: It may be over-stating it to say that you should go see Fed Up, because it just might save your life. But I’m saying it.

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