Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Spicy Snack Foods and the Danger They Pose to Kids

It’s no secret that bad eating habits are slowly killing many children, but doctors are speaking up about a junk food habit that is causing health problems in the here and now: Over-consumption of spicy snack foods such as flaming hot Fritos or Chitos Doctors are seeing 5 or 6 cases per day of children with severe stomach or gastrointestinal problems (such as gastritis) related to eating too many spicy snacks, and some kids even land in the ER because of it;. One child ended up there after eating a bag or so per day. So if your kids eat these foods, limit their intake and keep them away from daily consumption. Related topics and information: - Food safety information - Family health & medical information

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