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What are the ingredients in chewing gum?
Chewing gum main ingredients are
- Gum Base - chicle, mastiche (organic), rubber (synthetic)
- Sweetener - either sugar, sorbitol, or aspartame, with cornstarch for mass
- Softeners - are added to maintain moisture
- Flavorings - all kind of flavors (many use artificial chemical flavoring)
- Color - added to bubble gum especially, but some gums are still
gray -today there are practically all colors.
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Chewing Gum can help with the following: Digestion Constipation Xylitol is a natural sugar substitute that is very low in calories simply becaus…e the human body cannot digest it. A known side effect of xylitol is that it can cause loose stools, so some people find it helpful for constipation. Heartburn / GERD Gum chewing can increase saliva quantity by 130%. Saliva is rich in esophageal protective factors including epidermal growth factor, mucin, proteins and prostaglandin E2. A study found that chewing sugarless gum or walking after a meal can neutralize throat acid and relieve symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. Chewing gum stimulates the production of saliva, which can help neutralize and wash away the acid in your throat when swallowed. This approach worked better than walking, according to researchers, walking was found to be only mildly beneficial in reducing GERD. Researchers suggest that gum chewing after meals may provide relief for those who suffer from occasional heartburn, and chewing a gum that contains antacid may provide even more relief. [MSN News November 17, 2003] Not recommended for: Dyspepsia / Poor Digestion If gas is a problem, one thing to keep in mind is the connection with sorbitol, a sweetener that’s used in many brands of sugar free gum. More than five or six sticks in a day and you may get a major case of wind and even diarrhea. "The bacteria that live in our colons absolutely love sorbitol," says gastroenterologist Charlene Prather, of the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, US. The bacteria breaks down the sorbitol, and that produces large amounts of gas that swell the colon and cause pain and cramps. So, cut back on gum containing sorbitol if your are using any. Infections Periodontal Disease - Gingivitis Xylitol reduces the incidence of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is also a risk factor for damage to heart and blood vessels. In the presence of xylitol, bacterial adhesion to epithelial cells is disrupted. In an in vitro assay using a 5% solution of xylitol, researchers demonstrated that the mucosal attachment of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae was reduced by factors of 68% and 50%, respectively. Musculo-Skeletal Susceptibility To Cavities Xylitol gum is the healthy gum that is good for your teeth. Xylitol is the natural sweetener used in chewing gum, mints and toothpaste that has the ability to fight cavities and dental plaque. It has received official endorsements from six national dental associations around the world because of its effectiveness. Personally, I don't chew gum. Once a day, I place a small amount of toothpaste on the end of my toothbrush and then dip it into a small container of xylitol (available by the pound in a health food store or even some supermarkets), and them brush the teeth. Xylitol can also be substituted (perhaps up to 50%) when a baking recipe calls for sugar.
The basic ingredients are: gum base, flavoring, softeners, and sweetener's, however other ingredients are kept a secret carefully by company's.
The ingredients of Trident splash chewing gum are Sweeteners (Maltiol, Sorbital, Aspartame, Acesulfame K) Gum base, Stabiliser (Glycerol) flavourings Gelatine (Bovine) Acids (…Malic acid, citric acid) Emulsifier (Soya lecithin) colours (E171,E100,E141) glazing agent (Carnauba wax) thickener (E466). + a slap with a fruity shovel.
You spit it in a bin, not on the floor it costs millions to clean up, SO PUT IT IN THE BIN!
it makes your jaws stronger
YES Chewing gum is chewed at high altitude, some people chew gum when they Take off from a plane or start the landing process...because the rapid decrease or increase of altit…ude will make pressure on your ears...witch MAY hurt a bit, too relieve some people chew gum...
yeah of course they do that's why it called chewing gum but if your new to this which probly not then don't swallow well i mean you can but this one girl had to go to the hosp…ital for swallowing all her chewing gum so be careful.
Sweeteners(maltitol,sorbitol,aspartame,acesulfame K) Gum Base Stabiliser(glycerol) Flavourings Gelatine(bovine) Acids(citic acid,malic acid) Emulifier(soya lecithi…n) Colours(e171,e104) Glasing agent(carnauba wax) Thickening(e466)
The basic ingredients in chewing gum are: gum base, softeners, sweeteners and flavorings. The primary elastic ingredient, Chicle, a rubber-like substance produced from the c…hicle tree of South America. The base, which contains ingredients such as polymers, wax and softeners, ensures the ideal structure and chewing properties. It is gum base that gives chewing gum its character. Answer: Originally, chewing gum was made from the latex sap (chicle) of the sapodilla tree of Central America. This sap was called . During World War II chemists learned to make synthetic rubber which came to replace most natural rubber in chewing gum. The last USA. manufacturer to use chicle is Glee Gum. This synthetic rubber base is similar to the rubber in car tires.
trident gum contains aspertame.
As far as I know there are no addictive ingredients in any chewing gum apart from the nicotine in the gum made for people trying to quit smoking. If you chew these and you are… a non smoker you will become dependant.
I am am pretty sure that with bubble gum it just is able to chew bubbles therefore bubble gum and chewing gum all you do is just chew it and not blow bubbles.
Yes. Much of the initial mass of the gum mixes with the chewer's saliva and is swallowed during the chewing process, particularly in the first couple of minutes.