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Should manufacturers reevaluate the shape of their hot dogs to make choking less likely?
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Dr. Guy DaSilva
Preventive Medicine
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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