Do you think Hot Cheetos are addicting?

Do you think Hot Cheetos are addicting?

potstickers potstickers
Some schools in the US are banning students from eating Hot Cheetos. They've been found to be addicting due to the human body naturally craving certain compounds (fat, salt, sugar).

In your personal experience, how often do you eat them, and do you think Hot Che are addicting?
Answers (public voting - your screen name will appear in the results):
I eat them all the time; they're addicting.
Creepellah
1  (2%)
I eat them all the time; not sure.
deltalima
1  (2%)
I eat them all the time; they're not addicting.
I eat them occasionally; they're addicting.
Isola , EdenUser , travelnurse , T&L
4  (9%)
I eat them occasionally; not sure.
K101 , Lildrummrgurl7
2  (5%)
I eat them occasionally; they're not addicting.
michael scofield , amazon , xMila , bettyboop8600
4  (9%)
I used to eat them, but not now; they're addicting.
I used to eat them, but not now; not sure.
GONE!
1  (2%)
I used to eat them, but not now; they're not addicting.
haley730
1  (2%)
I don't eat them.
Alyxx , darthkitt3n , indiglo , plaidvulva , mpfm , Allstars316 , Kat and Aaron(aaron) , ViVix , Incendiaire , Terri69 , ksparkles16 , Kissaki , sktb0007 , Zombirella , Leather & Lace , MrWishyWashy , charmedtomeetyou , Wonderstruck , Zandrock , humblepie , tortilla , Cat E. , anna1980 , sweetpea12 , LavenderSkies , Bignuf , dv8
27  (63%)
Something else I forgot/llama
Airen Wolf , Rossie
2  (5%)
Total votes: 43
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Alyxx Alyxx
That's just stupid. Yes, the human brain is hard wired to seek foods that have salt, sugar, fat, and carbohydrates, because back in hunter gatherer days seeking foods with those elements were the best way to fend off starvation and malnutrition. So yes, those foods can be a bit addicting. But singling out hot Cheetos is kind of ridiculous. They are no more addicting than French fries or any other junk food. Personally, I can't stand them. I don't like foods that are hot with no other real flavor to them, but the regular and jalapeño Cheetos are delicious. Not really addictive, though. I don't find myself in withdrawals or pawning all my stuff to get my cheeto fix.
10/18/2012
potstickers potstickers
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10/18/2012
indiglo indiglo
I saw that article, and was really confounded! Are Hot Cheetos any different nutritionally than regular Cheetos? (I just compared the nutritional info on both of them, they are nearly identical in calories, fat and sodium - so why are they singling out the hot ones? Very strange.)

And, isn't it the parent's job to parent their own child (as opposed to the school's)? I find the entire thing completely strange and bizarre. Not to mention ridiculous and a complete overstepping of boundaries. But... whatever I guess. That's such a strange thing for a school to get all up in arms about.

I personally do not eat them because I don't enjoy any kind of really spicy food, but I know plenty of kids who love them. All things in moderation - a little girl was quoted in that article as saying she got to a point where she was eating them everyday, even for breakfast. Where are the parents?
10/18/2012
plaidvulva plaidvulva
Banning them is stupid.
But, they also taste really gross.
10/18/2012
lovebites lovebites
Quote:
Originally posted by potstickers
Some schools in the US are banning students from eating Hot Cheetos. They've been found to be addicting due to the human body naturally craving certain compounds (fat, salt, sugar).

In your personal experience, how often do you eat them, ...
i hate spicy stuff but i love cheetos. not sure if they're addicting though
10/18/2012
K101 K101
Quote:
Originally posted by potstickers
Some schools in the US are banning students from eating Hot Cheetos. They've been found to be addicting due to the human body naturally craving certain compounds (fat, salt, sugar).

In your personal experience, how often do you eat them, ...
Wow. That is wild! Never heard of that, but if those are addicting just because the sald and fat, wouldn't almost all foods be? Hmmm...

Anyways, I have had them and like them. I've not eaten them enough to become "addicted" but I do like them more than I do regular cheetos, which I don't even care for. I don't love the spicy ones, and I'd always prefer pringles or sun chips because those are my favs. So I can't really see them being truly addictive. I guess my idea of addiction is far from what mosts.
10/18/2012
Airen Wolf Airen Wolf
Quote:
Originally posted by potstickers
Some schools in the US are banning students from eating Hot Cheetos. They've been found to be addicting due to the human body naturally craving certain compounds (fat, salt, sugar).

In your personal experience, how often do you eat them, ...
I have never heard that any form of Cheetos is addictive...what bunk! Get the children out of a classroom and let them burn off the calories and VOILA no more "addiction".
10/18/2012
Rossie Rossie
Quote:
Originally posted by Airen Wolf
I have never heard that any form of Cheetos is addictive...what bunk! Get the children out of a classroom and let them burn off the calories and VOILA no more "addiction".
Another reason the Hot Cheetos were banned - the teachers complained about red fingerprints smeared all over the classrooms.

I like the spicy heat, but I'm not that crazy about Cheetos, haven't ate them for a while.
10/18/2012
Allstars316 Allstars316
Never heard of them. I don't think I would have them anyway.
10/18/2012
Kat and Aaron(aaron) Kat and Aaron(aaron)
Don't care for them, but our kids love them.
10/18/2012
ViVix ViVix
Quote:
Originally posted by potstickers
Some schools in the US are banning students from eating Hot Cheetos. They've been found to be addicting due to the human body naturally craving certain compounds (fat, salt, sugar).

In your personal experience, how often do you eat them, ...
I've never tried them, but cripes! I am so tired of the government and schools overstepping their boundaries. Teach my child...don't stick them in a room with 40 other students and then focus on what they can and cannot eat!
10/18/2012
ksparkles16 ksparkles16
never heard of them....maybe I'll check em out
10/18/2012
EdenUser EdenUser
I only eat them occacionally so not really.
10/18/2012
Zombirella Zombirella
Never tried them, I don't care much for hot things.
10/18/2012
travelnurse travelnurse
They are good but I wouldn't see banning them for god sakes!!
10/18/2012
Leather & Lace Leather & Lace
I don't like them.
10/18/2012
michael scofield michael scofield
its not addicting
10/18/2012
amazon amazon
All snack food is addicting. You just have to be stronger than the cheetos. (they are good though)
10/18/2012
Zandrock Zandrock
Do not eat them
10/18/2012
humblepie humblepie
I think cheetos are disgusting, and as other posters have noted, there are tons of foods that contain huge amounts of fat and sugar. Are donuts addicting now too?? Will teachers lounges no longer carry donuts? That's just inhumane.
10/18/2012
tortilla tortilla
never tried them before
10/18/2012
GONE! GONE!
I used to be addicted to regular Cheetos. I don't really eat them anymore. I don't like cheese powder on my fingers.
10/19/2012
T&L T&L
I'm addicted to anything hot, especialy Hot Cheetos!
10/19/2012
Creepellah Creepellah
Yes they are so addicting and bad for you that's why I went cold turkey. Have you tried the XXXhot cheetos? :O
10/19/2012
potstickers potstickers
Quote:
Originally posted by Creepellah
Yes they are so addicting and bad for you that's why I went cold turkey. Have you tried the XXXhot cheetos? :O
I've only had them once, but they were delicious!
10/20/2012
sweetpea12 sweetpea12
Quote:
Originally posted by potstickers
Some schools in the US are banning students from eating Hot Cheetos. They've been found to be addicting due to the human body naturally craving certain compounds (fat, salt, sugar).

In your personal experience, how often do you eat them, ...
I don't eat them they make me sick
11/06/2012
LavenderSkies LavenderSkies
Quote:
Originally posted by potstickers
Some schools in the US are banning students from eating Hot Cheetos. They've been found to be addicting due to the human body naturally craving certain compounds (fat, salt, sugar).

In your personal experience, how often do you eat them, ...
I don't believe I've had them.
11/06/2012
Bignuf Bignuf
Quote:
Originally posted by potstickers
Some schools in the US are banning students from eating Hot Cheetos. They've been found to be addicting due to the human body naturally craving certain compounds (fat, salt, sugar).

In your personal experience, how often do you eat them, ...
Are they more addicting then regular Cheetos?
11/06/2012
bettyboop8600 bettyboop8600
I eat them occasionally; they're not addicting.
12/20/2012
Total posts: 30
Unique posters: 28