The Curious Case of Vitamins and Me
Catalogue Number: MEI027
Producer: Merit Entertainment Inc.
Subject: Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Science
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2015
Running Time: 60
Closed Captions: Yes
The Curious Case of Vitamins and Me consults with leading health and nutrition experts in an attempt to debunk myths and misconceptions around vitamins and supplements, and determine the best course of action for optimal nutritional health. Using a fast paced, fun and energetic style, The Curious Case of Vitamins and Me, directed and written by Bryce Sage, examines the role geography and skin color play in our need for Vitamin D and includes an insightful visit to a supplement factory in order to understand where they originate. On his quest to further understand the world of vitamins, Bryce also learns that over-supplementing with certain vitamins can have lethal consequences.
"Everybody should watch this film, especially the young. Eat a varied and healthy diet and you get your needed vitamins. But what is a healthy diet? Watch this fabulous documentary and pass the word!" - Dr. Laura Nader, UC Berkley
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