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Health Benefits of Chewing Gum by Carolin K. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 12 Aug 2009 10:11pm Unlike in the old days when chewing gums primarily contain corn sweeteners which cause tooth decay, most chewing gums today are made with non-sugar sweeteners such as xylitol. It has cavity-reducing qualities, therefore promoting good oral health. Now that the gums produced do not have sugar content, we can fully take advantage of the health ... Read on »
Chewing Gum: Could it Actually Be Good For You? by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 14 Mar 2011 10:24pm As a life-long gum chewer (yes, even wellness coaches have vices), I’ve been surprised and intrigued by the recent positive research on its supposed health benefits. Could it really be that gum chewing can make you smarter , thinner , less stressed, less forgetful and more alert ? Whether any of that’s true, I do know that chewing gum afte ... Read on »
Looking For A Sugar Sub? Try Xylitol by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Tue 10 May 2011 11:00am Sugar substitutes continue to grow in popularity everywhere. Many people are looking for alternative ways to replace sugar in everything from baking to beverages, as well as companies manufacturing products such as chewing gum or toothpaste. Stevia has been one of the most popular healthy alternatives choices for sweeteners but Xylitol i ... Read on »
Why Chewing Gum Can Be Good for You by Randall LaFrom Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 3:21pm For years, we have been encouraging children not to chew gum because it causes tooth decay. Now we can encourage them to chew gum daily to prevent tooth decay! I’m Dr. Randy LaFrom, a Cupertino and San Jose dentist , and I would like you to encourage you and your kids to chew gum daily – gum containing xylitol, not sugar, aspartame, or sa ... Read on »
The Benefits of Chewing Gum. by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Aug 2008 8:28am A new study has proved that chewing gum after abdominal surgery may help in recovery. Researchers have collected information from several different studies and are publishing the final results in the August issue of The Archives of Surgery. Chewing gum reduces the time for the gut to become active, lowering the incidence of obstruction of the ... Read on »
Gum, part 2: chew on this! by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Jan 2012 4:37pm I posted recently about giving up chewing gum a while back because I couldn't find any that didn't have nutrasweet. And nutrasweet, for me, is poison, causing migraines and other nervous system issues. Having it in the form of gum is like having a slow IV drip of poison all day long (because I tend to chew a piece of gum for a couple hours, the ... Read on »
Pumpkin Seed Mylk, and Chewing Gum by Gena Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Jun 2010 12:03pm Wondering if I’ve gone from editor to illiterate? No, I promise I haven’t (though I hope my blog has by now served as excellent proof that book editors are not immune to typos). That “mylk” spelling is how many raw foodists like to refer to nut and seed milks. While I see how this spelling is a little comical, I also see the appeal. If y ... Read on »
Dear Mark: Phenylketonurics and Chewing Gum by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 06 Jul 2009 5:22pm Dear Mark, I’ve gone Primal and am loving it! But now you’ve got me questioning everything - even my beloved gum. I’m an avid chewer of the stuff and had never thought twice about. I took a closer look recently and saw all kinds of things I didn’t recognize including a warning about phenylketonurics. What are they and what about all the ar ... Read on »
5 Reasons This Diet “Trick” is Toxic… by okumanutritionals Posted Mon 27 Jan 2014 1:22pm   When I was a kid, my mom used to show apartments to supplement the family income.  She’d have showings from morning until night – and my siblings and I loved to play a game of sneaking into mommy’s purse. We knew that if we got caught it would be disastrous.  But that’s what made it so exciting, too! Once somebody had the g ... Read on »
Chewing Gum Can Be Good for You by Lucky V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 Mar 2013 1:00pm Chewing gum has been labeled as unhealthy for many years. Most of the regular products contain too much sugar and can cause cavities. However, not all chewing gum products are bad. In fact, some healthy gum products may provide benefits to your health. Natural chewing gum contains ingredients that will not damage your teeth. Ingredi ... Read on »