Best Food Documentaries to Watch on Netflix

It’s the weekend, you’re home and in need of inspiration to eat healthier and cook more?  

Don’t despair, we sum up some of the best food documentaries to watch on Netflix right now.

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1. FOOD INC.

Food, inc. (2008) Official Trailer #1 - Documentary HD

Narrated by Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser, this film has changed the way millions of people see food. The Academy Award nominee reveals the surprising, and often shocking facts about what we eat and how it's produced. A must-watch. 

2. FORKS OVER KNIVES

Forks Over Knives Trailer

The message of Forks Over Knives is clear: a diet free of processed foods is necessary for optimal health. An incredibly graphic title to expose the need to go back to simple food and run away from processed foods to improve our health at all levels. Forks Over Knives is based on the research of two nutritionists who expose epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes and other ailments associated with poor nutrition.

3. HUNGRY FOR CHANGE

Hungry For Change - Official Trailer

If you're really tired of feeling tired and ready to make a change to clean eating, Hungry For Change is the documentary that makes it happen. If you are not convinced that giving up processed foods will make a big difference when it comes to your health or weight, then you need to see it as soon as possible.

4. COOKED

Cooked | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

In this documentary, culinary writer Michael Polan analyzes how the industry modifies food and shapes our world. The film defends home and traditional cooking as an act of enjoyment of human capabilities to the detriment of the easy resource of processed food.

It looks at fire, water, air and earth as essential elements for cooking and argues that when we lose our taste for cooking we lose knowledge because we let the food industry take us away from our essence.

5. SALT, FAT, ACID AND HEAT

Salt Fat Acid Heat | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

"I've traveled the world to analyze the things that define good cooking," says chef and culinary writer Samin Nosrat in the trailer of this fantastic documentary.

She is precisely the one who stars in this fabulous film and explains that salt, fat, acid and heat are all factors that define the flovir of food. A journey not to miss. 

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