diet

From obese to fighting fit in just 60 days

Friday, February 10, 2012
Watch the trailer for Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead in the video player above.

In a story of transformation, motivation and success, Australian entrepreneur and filmmaker Joe Cross takes us on his weight-loss journey to bring himself back to good health.

Joe's film Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead chronicles his extraordinary metamorphosis from obesity and ill health, to vitality and wellness, by drinking juice of fruits and vegetables for 60 days.

The film recently launched in Australia after inspiring a health movement among almost a quarter of a million people in the US.

"In Australia, obesity has become the single biggest threat to public health, more than doubling in the past 20 years. Around 17 million Australians are overweight or obese, with the majority of Australians only eating half the recommended amount of fruits and vegies each day," he said.

"Some people may find it hard to eat the recommended two serves of fruit and five serves of vegetables each day. Drinking them in freshly-blended juices is an easy and tasty alternative."

Teaming up with Woolworths Joe will take on a national tour with appearances at more than 30 Woolworths stores which will include film screenings, juicing demonstrations and tastings.

"What I hope to achieve with this tour is reach more Australians to spread the message of good health — whether you're a parent, a student or a busy professional. It doesn't matter how old you are, it's never too early or too late to look after your health."

The success of the film prompted Joe to create Reboot Your Life a health community aimed at providing people with advice, information and a supportive community to help juice their way to good health.


Watch the trailer for Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead in the video player above.

Rate this Poor x x x x x Great
Current user rating by 1 users: x x x x x
comments powered by Disqus

VIDEOS

PHOTOS

ARTICLES

Today's top 5

Robert Hughes’ niece speaks: He’ll never hurt anyone ever again Now actor Robert Hughes is locked up for child sex abuse, his brave niece tells Woman’s Day she can finally start to rebuild her shattered life. Guy Sebastian, his wife Jules and their new baby boy. Guy Sebastian welcomes gorgeous baby boy Guy Sebastian and his wife Jules have welcomed another adorable baby boy. Furious Orlando declares 'I'm taking Flynn' Miranda’s odd look-at-me comments have cemented his UK vision for their son. Kate in her royal blue LK Bennett frock. Duchess Kate regal in royal blue Duchess Kate donned another stunning frock for day four of her Australian tour, this time choosing a royal blue floral number which, as usual, sold out worldwide within seconds. Kate waving to fans in Brisbane this afternoon. Duchess Kate mobbed in Brisbane The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have delighted the 10,000-strong crowd waiting for them in South Bank Queensland today.
Who wore it best? Jennifer Hudson VS Kim Kardashian

Your say

Most commented

William to Kate: 'You look like a banana' I think they are a wonderful couple the first breath of fresh air for the royals since Princess Diana, I will wish them both a long & happy life together. Jeanette Dawson 2 Comments Post comment View comments