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**Forks Over Knives Documentary**:
– Released in 2011
– Directed by Lee Fulkerson
– Features Caldwell Esselstyn and T. Colin Campbell
– Advocates for a whole-food, plant-based diet
– Based on the China–Cornell–Oxford Project
– Links Western diet to health issues

– Premiered in West Hollywood in 2011
– Rotten Tomatoes rating of 59%
– Metacritic average score of 57
– Roger Ebert gave it 3 out of 4 stars
– Received Documentary/Special Interest Title of the Year in 2012

– ‘The Forks Over Knives Plan’ by Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman
– ‘Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook’ by Del Sroufe
– ‘Forks Over Knives: The Plant Based Way to Health’ by Gene Stone

– Influenced many to adopt plant-based diets
– Connected diet to improved health outcomes
– Contributed to the popularity of plant-based eating
– Led to the creation of a website and mobile app
– Inspired various cookbooks and recipes

– Some argue it oversimplifies dietary recommendations
– Others claim it cherry-picks data
– Critics question the exclusion of certain food groups
– Some feel it lacks a balanced view
– Debate on the sustainability of a plant-based diet

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