Friday, July 18, 2008

This Film Is Rated ‘O’ For Obesity

LOS ANGELES (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Some films are rated “R,” but they should really be rated “O.”

That’s the skinny from 86-year-old health expert Martin Schiff, who believes Hollywood is partially to blame for the world’s obesity epidemic.

He says films often depict examples of people overeating and gorging themselves on booze and food, and he’s calling for Hollywood bigwigs to tag these foodie flicks with an “O” rating, which would stand for “Obesity.”

The “O” rating would be placed on any film that portrays idle characters just sitting around binging, demonstrating no control over themselves whatsoever.

It would warn viewers that mimicking the eating scenes could lead to obesity and other health problems.

Although Schiff’s crusade seems like it’s about food, he assures it’s not.

He says it’s about people having positive influences on one another and learning to control every aspect of their lives, from their weight to how they think.

He says everyone has the power to control their conscious, including the “fat between their ears.”

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