The highlight of any birthday celebration is the cake, and the blowing out of candles to make a special wish.

If health experts have their way though, that tradition will soon be banned.

More and more health experts are coming forward to support the ban on birthday cakes with candles.

Find out why this beloved tradition may go up in smoke in the video below.

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Is this the most ridiculous thing you've ever heard of, or should the tradition of candles on children's birthday cakes be banned?