I know it’s not going to happen but this is one doco every Kiwi must see.
Film maker Grant Dixon’s The Big Fat Lie is New Zealand’s first Kiwi
“You only have to change your diet,” he says.
His documentary draws on the research of US physician Caldwell
Esselstyn’s research published in the Journal of Family Practice in 2014, indicated a recurrent disease rate of less than 1 per cent in patients who complied with a strict plant-based diet, compared with 62 per cent of patients who didn’t follow the diet.
The doco features the expertise of more than a dozen New Zealand-based professors and doctors on the topic, such as Ministry of Health chief science advisor, John Potter.
About 186,000 Kiwis now live with heart disease, according to the 2016-2017 New Zealand Health Survey.
The Big Fat Lie screens at the University of Auckland on November 15 at 7.30pm.
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