Why chewing gum may not be good for you?
Did you know…Chewing gum after meals (especially dinner as we may be going to bed soon) helps digestion.
Chewing gum ‘between’ meals is bad!
- The chewing action causes acid and digestive enzymes to be released from the stomach, ready to receive food from the mouth, but there is no food!
- When it is dinner ‘there’ is a reduced amount of stomach acid.
- Best to chew gum for 30 minutes after food.