Wednesday July 11, 2007 2:53 pm
China Checks Validity of Weight Loss Patch
China has decided to pay attention to an herbal weight loss patch that its makers claim you simply paste on wherever you want the “fat to flow.” The roughly translated “America Seven-Point Thinness,” is named after an acupuncture point and is said to have helped past/future first daughter Chelsea Clinton lose over 25 lbs. in under a month. During testing on a warmed up cup, an oil actually seeped from the cup itself. We are thinking that it must have been one of those high fat/carb lattes.
Sales of the patch on China Central Television commercials managed to bring its sales to over $26 million. Attempting to alter its recent reputation for allowing substandard food out of the country, China has decided to look into food, drugs, toy, and health products that may not be quite up to their hype.
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