Leora Eisen is an award-winning Canadian filmmaker and journalist specializing in long-form documentaries. Her work has appeared on CBC, Radio-Canada, TVO, Discovery, History and documentary channel, as well as broadcasters around the globe.

Leora is a recipient of a Gemini award, several Gemini nominations and most recently a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Documentary.

“Food for Thought” is the sixth science documentary that Leora has written and directed for CBC’s The Nature of Things.

In creating Food for Thought, Leora met up with leading scientists and food experts who shared some startling findings and who offered their views on our food habits and what we can do to change them.

Her documentary addresses important dietary questions that many of us are asking including:

€ Are carbs really the enemy?

€ Why is junk food so addictive?

€ How can we conquer our cravings?

€ Should we be counting calories?


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