September 8, 2022

10 Fun Facts About Chewing Gum That Will Blow Your Mind


When you chew gum, it increases blood flow to brain, your short-term memory could improved by 35% by chewing a stick of gum.

If you ever get chewing gum stuck to your hair, just rub some peanut butter over that area and get rid of the gum in a jiffy.

Chewing a gum can prevent ears popping while travelling in a plane, the excess saliva balances the pressure in your head.

Bubblegum alley in California is a famous tourist spot wherein chewing gum lovers stick their chewed-up gums on its walls.

During 1940s, chewing gum became so popular in the US, that it was made a part of ration kits distributed to the soldiers.

The two most popular chewing gum brands, Juicy Fruit and Wrigley's Spearmint were introduced by William Wrigley Jr. in 1893.

Some 374 billion pieces of chewing gum, weighing over 100,000 tons are sold across the world every year.

Blibber-Blubber was the first bubble gum, developed in 1906, gum was brittle and sticky, so it was never sold in the market.

Dentists recommend sugar-free chewing gum as they are known to strengthen the jaw and also reduce the tooth decay.

The cooling effect of chewing a mint gum while chopping onions can help in preventing those onion tears.

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