‘Fed Up’: The Film About Your Food That You’re Not Supposed to See [Video]

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If you haven’t yet heard of the film “Fed Up,” most likely you will soon. Produced by Katie Couric and Laurie David (“An Inconvenient Truth”), the film looks at our out-of-control obesity crisis spurred by our sugar dependency. “The government is subsidizing the obesity epidemic,” author Michael Pollan says in the film. Ain’t that the truth. It’s a must-see, particularly if you have children. Opens in select theaters nationwide Friday, May 9th.

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Jill Ettinger

Jill Ettinger is a Los Angeles-based journalist and editor focused on the global food system and how it intersects with our cultural traditions, diet preferences, health, and politics. She is the senior editor for sister websites OrganicAuthority.com and EcoSalon.com, and works as a research associate and editor with the Cornucopia Institute, the organic industry watchdog group. Jill has been featured in The Huffington Post, MTV, Reality Sandwich, and Eat Drink Better. Twitter @jillettinger | www.jillettinger.com.