A Film by Jeffrey Smith and Amy Hart

The personal stories shared in this film are compelling, truly inspiring and self-empowering for anyone who seeks to heal and regain their health!Dr. Michelle Gariari, ND


The Story

This powerful, award-winning film by Jeffrey Smith and Amy Hart shares remarkable stories of people who regain their health after discovering the secret ingredients in their food and making a bold commitment to avoid them.

The secret ingredients in our food may be a lead driver of our obesity, infertility, cancer, digestive problems, autism, brain fog, skin conditions, gluten sensitivity, allergies, fatigue, anxiety, and many other conditions. Meet more than a dozen people whose turned around serious health conditions after adopting a diet that avoids genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and food sprayed with toxic herbicides like Roundup. Learn from leading physicians who say that these are not coincidences. They see illness and recovery like this every day in their practice. And listen to the scientists who explain why.

At the heart of the story is Kathleen DiChiara and her family of five who were collectively struggling with 21 chronic diseases.

They were like many other families – despite living a healthy lifestyle and making a point to exercise and ‘eat right’ – they were constantly struggling with one condition after another. When Kathleen was faced with a severe health crisis, she became determined to figure out what was causing these conditions. Everything changed when she identified the secret ingredients that were keeping them a perpetual state of illness – and eliminated them from their kitchen. The results were dramatic. Kathleen’s experience is not uncommon. 


The film shares many other powerful stories of people who regained their health after changing to an all organic diet, free of GMOs, Roundup and other toxic pesticides. Skin and digestive conditions disappear; cancer patients now have a clean bill of health; autistic children are now thriving; infertile couples now have healthy babies. These experiences are backed up by physicians, scientists and experts who explain the science, and the political history, of GMOs and Roundup.

Artfully directed by Amy Hart and leading anti-GMO consumer advocate, Jeffrey Smith, this film is the perfect blend of heartfelt stories and scientific explanations that may inspire you to ask: “What could happen if I remove the secret ingredients from my kitchen?”

Now available worldwide!

Cast & Crew

Jeffrey Smith (Filmmaker & Executive Producer) and Amy Hart (Filmmaker & Creative Director) met at the Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa, CA – and the first conversation they had was about making a film together about GMOs; this conversation soon led to the creation of Secret Ingredients. Two months later they met Kathleen DiChiara – and her personal journey became the heart of the storyline. They began filming Kathleen and her family on the east coast and traveled around the country to film families and experts from coast to coast. They are deeply grateful for all of the heartfelt stories, as well as the medical and scientific expertise, shared by everyone interviewed. The film came to life with the addition of beautiful animation, motion graphics and original music by a list of talented artists. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the creation of this film.

Jeffrey M. Smith, Filmmaker / Exec. Producer

Internationally renowned anti-GMO author and filmmaker Jeffrey Smith’s meticulous research documents how biotech companies continue to mislead legislators and safety officials to put the health of society at risk and the environment in peril. He has lectured in more than 40 countries on GMOs…

Amy Hart, Filmmaker / Creative Director

Award-winning filmmaker Amy Hart is dedicated to shedding light on important public and global health issues and solutions. She has directed hundreds of educational broadcast programs, numerous short and long-form documentaries and videos, and several highly effective multimedia campaigns on the topic.

Associate Producers include Arran Stephens (Co-Founder of Nature's Path), Bob Quinn (Organic Farmer), and Jeffrey Bronfman (Founding Member of Bioneers), and Morty Cohen (CEO of Sunridge Farms)

Kathleen DiChiara


Dr. David Perlmutter


Michelle Perro


Marcia Schaeffer


Zen Honeycutt


Anthony Samsel


Patricia Escoto

Certified Nutritionist

Mike & Linda Gioscia

Bella & Brian Lemieux

Mai Provost

Emily Niesen

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Secret Ingredients is showing FREE for 7 days!

Watch free online: 7PM May 15th – 2PM May 22nd (ET)