There's An Important Health Reason Why You Should Skip TikTok's Newest Viral Challenge

TikTok is one of the go-to places to make new or new-to-me discoveries. From fancy pasta to WFH office essentials to sleep or exercise hacks, there’s a whole wealth of information available for any user who has some time to swipe and watch. But with all the good that comes out of the app, there’s the occasional trend to crop up that shows way more ignorance than curiosity. The latest example? The viral “thick water” challenge encouraging folks to buy up thickened water, often just to taste it and remark at how “gross” or “weird” it is.

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