(HealthDay News) -- Once your baby starts eating solid food, it's important to avoid offering the child possible choking hazards.
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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says potentially dangerous foods for young children include:
- Peanuts or popcorn.
- Whole grapes (instead, cut them into small pieces.)
- Meat that is stringy and uncut.
- Chunks of hot dogs.
- Vegetables and fruits that are hard and raw, such as apples, green beans or carrots.
- Chunky pieces of food that are difficult to chew.
- Foods that are sticky, including peanut butter.
-- Diana Kohnle
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