Contact Us

Beware: Cinnamon Challenge [AUDIO]

Darcy Jensen of Prairie View Prevention Services in Sioux Falls says it’s called “the cinnamon challenge!”

“It’s really challenging someone to swallow a tablespoon of dry cinnamon without water in less than a minute.”

While it might seem harmless, Darcy says the cinnamon challenge can cause serious health problems.

“What can be very dangerous is that as someone tries to do that it may seem like a very simple ‘I can do that’ kind of challenge,  but what happens is people begin to cough and even choke. Some of the cinnamon collects in their lungs. That’s where we see some health risks.”

Darcy urges parents to talk to their kids about the cinnamon challenge.

“Instead of trying to protect or keep our kids from any danger, spend the time communicating with them about the risks involved with the cinnamon challenge.”

Darcy say the cinnamon challenge is popular among some middle school students.


Darcy Jensen Talks About the Cinnamon Challenge:

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

More Local News

Latest Music News

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://hot1047.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Hot 104.7 - Today's Hottest Music in Sioux Falls, SD quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Hot 104.7 - Today's Hottest Music in Sioux Falls, SD quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!