You may have thought of chomping on gum as a kids’ habit, but there are plenty of adult reasons to blow bubbles.
A study from King’s College London suggests that chewing gum after a meal fights acid reflux.
Chewing sugarless gum slows cavity growth by lowering acid levels in the mouth.
People who chewed gum while pulling an all-nighter felt less tired in the wee hours than those who didn’t. Driving at night? Try chewing gum to be more alert.