A 40-year-old member asked:
Should manufacturers reevaluate the shape of their hot dogs to make choking less likely?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Endocrinology 36 years experience
Chewing more will: All solid foods hold the potential risk of chocking no matter what size of shape. I believe the key to good digestion and prevention of chocking, provided you have a healthy gag reflex, is to properly and thorougly chew your food.
You should chew your food between 15-25 times.
This will aid digestion as the food has already been significantly broken down allowing for better intestinal transi.
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Last updated Jul 12, 2012
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