I bet many people would say after reading this title, “why the heck would she promote a stinky habit such as chewing gum? It makes you look annoying and even sound annoying and sleazy!” Well, I am in favor of chewing gum – not bothering others with it – for the following health benefits:
1- Chewing gum cleans up your teeth. Naturally you need to chew the sugar free types of gum. It helps in cleaning up the plaque layer, It lessens the growth of cavities, and it even makes the hard-working part of your teeth (enamel) stronger.
2- It is a very effective and helpful method for quitting smoking. The larger part in the reason why people go on smoking is not Nicotine addiction, but the force of habit. And it has always been said that to get rid of one habit, take up another. And chewing gum is one that is really suitable as an alternative to smoking.
3- Chewing gum is a very effective natural cure for nausea and motion sickness. You might say, “I don’t need that, I can get a pill or drink coffee or something”. Well, remember that not everyone is at liberty to do that, such as pregnant women and those allergic to some types of medicine.
4- Chewing gum was found to have a strong effect at stimulating the brain. In other words, It is a very effective method for waking up and being more alert quickly. This can help you immensely especially if you are driving or are banned from caffeine.
5- It is a very good method for venting up stress. Some habits we apply are only for the purpose of releasing stress, such as biting nails and pencils. Compared to these, chewing gum is healthier, safer and much less embarrassing.