Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Causing Digestive Issues?
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Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Causing Digestive Issues?

February 29, 2020

>>A lot of you eat are getting a lot of heat
right now. We’re talking about Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, Takis
and other hot snacks.>>Well, a mother says that her daughter ate
them almost everyday and she got sick and had to have surgery because of it, so should
you be concerned? Kaci Jones has the story new this morning. Kaci, how many bags did this teen eat?>>Well believe it or not, the Tennessee teen
says she was eating about four bags a week, sometimes they’d even be large sized bags. The 17-year-old became sick and had to have
her gallbladder removed. Her mother believes the hot snacks are to
blame. These so-called hot snacks are available at
many grocery and convenience stores, we’re talking about Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, chips,
and Takis. A Tennessee doctor claims he sees at least
100 cases a year of children with digestive issues related to spicy foods. So, should parents be concerned about their
child loading up on hot snacks? Dr. Jeff Goldstein at Rochester Regional Health
says eating them once in a while is okay.>>If they eat it every week and they ate
it regularly and they became obese and they changed their metabolic profile and they you
know – that is possible but having a bag of Cheetos just a small bag once in a while,
I don’t think is gonna – you know it’s certainly something that we don’t wanna recommend eating
junk food but having a bag of Cheetos once in a while, I don’t think it’s gonna for sure
cause a gall bladder disease.>>We’re gonna advise here the doctor says
‘parents should teach their kids serving sizes’ a lot of the times a regular size bag of
chips is a lot more than what a nutritionist would recommend eating at once. Representatives for Frito-Lay, the company
that makes flamin’ hot products and Buchanan, the firm that represents Takis both sent statements
that say their products are safe to eat in moderation. Pat…>>Kaci Jones in our studio, thank you.

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  1. I had been eating all this chip every Sunday and Monday. I started 3 years ago and never had this problem. I buy the big bags and never went to the hospital.

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