By Brad Segall

NEWTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — A controversial documentary dealing with one of this year’s hot button issues, the obesity epidemic, will have an exclusive showing for one night only in Bucks County this week.

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The producers of “Fed Up” bill the movie as the film the food industry doesn’t want you to see.

Medical professionals in Bucks County say the film has a compelling message designed to get people to look at food labels and how much sugar they consume and make better choices when they go shopping.

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“Children are being bombarded by literally thousands and thousands of commercials for all these sugary things, and hopefully they can see this message in a different light,” said Doctor Roger Saias, a health and wellness practitioner at Wellness Solutions Center.

He says increased sugar consumption leads to high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and possibly diabetes.

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The film will be shown Tuesday night at the Newtown Theater. A portion of the proceeds will be given to the Lower Bucks YMCA Youth Health and Fitness Program.

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