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Superfood Benefits of Turmeric: Healthy or All Hype?

Ann Shin and Joy McCarthy at Sorauren Farmers’ Market

Ann Shin and Joy McCarthy discuss anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric, a superfood rich in curcumin Turmeric ginger latte recipe included

Directed by Ann Shin, THE SUPERFOOD CHAIN is a Fathom Film Group production, presented by TVO with the participation of the TELUS FUND and the CANADA MEDIA FUND.

The documentary explores how the global industry affects food security for farmers and fishers around the world. Shot in 4K,

this gorgeous documentary follows filmmaker Ann Shin as she meets families in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Philippines, and Haida Gwaii whose lives have changed since the superfood boom.

Watch The Supefood Chain, a TVO Original Doc on October 8, at 10 pm, and on

Repeat broadcasts on October 11, at 9 pm, and October 14 at 10 pm

Joy McCarthy is the Founder of Joyous Health, a trusted nutrition expert, featured in hundreds of publications both online and in print. Joy has created numerous online programs and eBooks under JOYOUS U and is a faculty member at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition.

Upcoming Film Festival screenings of The Superfood Chain:

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival – Chagrin, Ohio (October 3 – 7) Devour Film Festival – Wolfville, Nova Scotia (October 23 – 28) Planet in Focus Film Festival – Toronto, Ontario (October 25 – 28)


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