Gum Is Good for You

You may have thought of chomping on gum as a kids’ habit, but there are plenty of adult reasons to

You may have thought of chomping on gum as a kids’ habit, but there are plenty of adult reasons to blow bubbles.

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A study from King’s College London suggests that chewing gum after a meal fights acid reflux.[/step-item]

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Chewing sugarless gum slows cavity growth by lowering acid levels in the mouth.[/step-item]

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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.[/step-item]
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Originally Published in Reader's Digest