Do you like to eat chewing gum?

@dpk262006 (53689)
Delhi, India
October 15, 2007 5:21am CST
Dear friends how many of you are found of chewing gum? Now a days it is available in different varieties and flavours. I like to chew chewing gum...I believe it helps in digesting the food. What about you?
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19 responses
@aisaellis22 (6449)
• United States
5 Feb 09
Hello deepak! Well, I am not really that gum fanatic. I mean, I am not chewing gum everyday. I just chew it everytime I am travelling. But I have heard that chewing a gum can help the students in answering the exams though.
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@dpk262006 (53689)
• Delhi, India
6 Feb 09
Nice to know that you take it occasionally. It is a news to me that consuming chewing gum will help in answering in exams .......next time, when I go for any exam, I'll give it a try.
• United States
6 Feb 09
hehehe..I am not sure though..I think it can help students especially from pressure of answering the exam..
@mimpi1911 (25455)
• India
17 Oct 07
Deepak, I used to chew a lot of them as a teenager and even after that. It stopped when my mother-in-law insisted that its not good to chew that socially. I thought she was being right and stopped it. Now, I am out of it. I remember once the doctor prescribed it to me when I had cough and my ears and nose locked. Some chewing gums are nowadays designed for taking care of our teeth and gums, never tried it though. Thanks.
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@dpk262006 (53689)
• Delhi, India
19 Dec 07
Thanks for sharing! Now you can re-start your habit...if you feel like....
@anonymili (3140)
16 Oct 07
Chewing gum - A typical stick of chewing gum
I do enjoy chewing gum, and for the last 20 or so years I've only ever bought sugar free gum (way before I was diagnosed with diabetes). The main reason I prefer sugar free gum is it seems to retain its taste (weird I know)! With normal chewing which I haven’t had for years, the sweetness goes after a while and you just feel like you’re chewing rubber. Not so with sugar-free gum which seems to retain its minty-ness for absolutely ages. Gum is good for keeping your breath fresh (especially if you’re a smoker) and also good for dental hygiene. Definitely two reasons to keep chewing the stuff!:)
@dpk262006 (53689)
• Delhi, India
17 Oct 07
It was interesting reading your wonderful thoughts. I liked it. :):)
@subathra (3519)
• India
16 Oct 07
I do like chewing gum and my favourite is banana and straw berry flavours..I have a story ..once me and my brother had a fight and my mom scolded him badly..after some time i went to bed and later in the evening i could see my brother had pasted the chewing gum in my dress..i showed it to my mom and cried and again my brother was shouted and scolded for his acts..
@dpk262006 (53689)
• Delhi, India
17 Oct 07
It was interesting to read your choice and your experience too. I liked it. :):)
@ssh123 (31104)
• India
15 Oct 07
No I do not like to eat chewing gum. It is really a bad social habit. I have seen a lot of young people while talking they use the gum for chewing purpose. I just hate to talk to those people and have no patiennce to listen to them. After sucking all the juice, these people stick the gum to some seat, or some door or some wall. That is even more worst thing one can expect. I have seen a lot of cricketers eating chewing gum.
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@dpk262006 (53689)
• Delhi, India
17 Oct 07
I agree with you that people should not stick the gum on seats etc. But, I feel that you cannot term it as a bad social habit, if you say so....then many other habits such as chewing Paan (bettle leave) or tobbaco will fall into the same category....and on this issues you can have different set of views.
@nyumix (1661)
• Belgium
6 Oct 08
No, I don't like gum. Still believe there is other healthy food which I can take.
• India
1 Nov 07
i am very found of chewing gums..its actually a good facial exercise also...so happy chewing....
• Canada
1 Nov 07
I do like chewing gum, but it has to be sugarless. I don't like the kind that's packed with sugar because the taste doesn't last longer then 5 minutes that way. I can get about 1/2 an hour to an hour out of sugarless gum. PurpleTeddyBear.
@rouwel23 (1353)
• Philippines
1 Nov 07
I like to chew gums too. chewing gums is okay.
@hillock (749)
• Qatar
1 Nov 07
i dont! i dont know why! i guess im too lazy to chew. its tiring to my jaw! LOL!
@youless (86444)
• Guangzhou, China
18 Oct 07
In the past I would eat chewing gum because I thought it was good for teeth. I don't eat it any more because I am afraid it will be harmful for the health.
@Sharon38 (1919)
• Jamaica
17 Oct 07
I chew it after I have had lunch and feel sleepy or whenever I am studying or watching a movie.
@ahsan100 (10)
• Saudi Arabia
17 Oct 07
i love to eat chewing gums but i had very bad experience when i was small......
• United States
17 Oct 07
Away from home, I constantly chew gum. I buy lots of it every week. I change it a lot, putting a new one right back in. My favorite is Extra sugar free, spearmint. I don't know about it digesting food, but I have heard that it helps to clean your teeth after a meal.
@kaplya (1578)
• India
16 Oct 07
well i have never liked chewing gums!:) when i was young, my dad didn't like us to form a habit like this so he never encouraged it. on the other hand there was an incident with our childhood friend he was just so addicted to chewing gum that one day he got all his cheek swelled up and in the end doctor has to give some painful treatment to him!lol so it kind of disnterested me toward that!;)
@jennybianca (12918)
• Australia
16 Oct 07
I hate chewing gum. I always have. Over the years, particularly in my younger years, I tried various flavours &I hated them all. It is partly the texture that I don't like, chewing away in my mouth. Also my dislike stems from my childhood when it was frowned upon to see people, especially children chewing. Worst of all was spitting it out on the ground for everyone to see.
@maddysmommy (16243)
• United States
15 Oct 07
I use to but not so much nowadays. I like strawberry or juicyfruit mostly.
@surajpkn (584)
• India
15 Oct 07
I was very fond of chewing gums when i was a kid but later i heard a lot of stories that chewing gums are not good for health. People used to say that chewing gum leads to lung cancer and also it destroys the teeth's strength. So i completely stopped chewing gums.
• India
15 Oct 07
Yes,i like to chew chewing gum.It is good mouth exerciser and helps in food digestion.By mistake if eat it,i think it create some problem.So for small childrens it is not good.