dangerous…until now, that
Most of us know what to expect when we dig in to a bag of
Cheetos: bright orange cheese powder coating everything that gets even remotely
close to the crunchy, addictive little buggers. But we’ve never really thought
of them as
Some schools across the U.S. are banning a Cheetos’ Flamin’
Hot variety from their campuses. Teachers are complaining that the
snack-munching kids are leaving bright red finger prints across desks and
books, but this hot commodity seems to having a far greater effect than just
making a mess.
E.R. doctors reports that patients have come in complaining
of stomach pain after eating Flamin’ Hot Cheetos—and that the bright food dye
that turns these crunchies red can discolor your poo, which is seriously
freaky. Schools argue that they are too high in salt (25 percent of your daily
allowance) and fat (26 grams) to be part of the healthy, balanced diet they are
trying to promote.
What do you think?
Should schools be allowed to kick certain snacks outta the building?
BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 11/25/2012 12:00:00 AM
POSTED IN how to cut out junk food, In the News