Benefits of Chewing Gum

If there’s one thing I eat every single day, it’s chewing gum. I’ve got a habit of chewing gum after every meal.
I prefer mint flavored gums rather than fruity flavored ones because they’re more refreshing! My favorite gum is Wrigley’s Extra Peppermint flavor.
Apart from refreshment purposes, chewing gum also has its benefits.Β 
Some of the benefits are:

  1. Combats Stress and Anxiety-
    Apparently, chewing gum can be relaxing for the muscles and hence, it helps you de-stress. Also, it can be used to reduce anxiety attacks. No more nail biting and leg shaking!
  2. Reduces Plaque-
    Chewing a gum after every meal can prove to be advantageous since it reduces the plaque on your teeth.
  3. Relieves Ear Pain During Flights-
    You know that moment when you’re taking off or landing and some sort of pain shoot up in your ear. Well, you can now avoid that by chomping on some gum.
  4. Keeps You Awake-
    Chewing gum can improve your alertness and make you more conscious of your surroundings.
  5. Improves Brain Power-
    Chewing gum increases the amount of oxygen supplied to the brain which helps you improve your memory skills.

Surprisingly, I don’t feel bad anymore about chewing more than one gum in a day, haha.
What’s your favorite chewing gum? Let me know in the comments section below. πŸ˜€




  1. somawrites · May 11, 2016

    Funny,am actually chewing gum favorite,Wrigleys Doublemint! thanks for sharing this.

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  2. nellycherry · May 11, 2016

    Same here

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  3. Nazmin · May 11, 2016

    I love gum! My fav is Extra

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  4. urbantutu · May 12, 2016

    I used to pretty much the second I got into my car. Overtime though I think it started affecting my tummy. I actually miss it πŸ˜”

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    • thejouskablog · May 12, 2016

      Oh no! But, at least you realized that it’s affecting your tummy, so in a way that’s good. πŸ™‚

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  5. Real Tasty Pages · May 15, 2016

    Very interesting….

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  6. Jasmine · September 19, 2016

    Great post! I agree with keeping awake as I need some right now haha

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  7. my valiant soul · September 19, 2016

    Had fun knowing them.

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  8. tayonthemove · September 19, 2016

    You know I always hear of benefits of chewing gum and always want to start it but I never keep at it! I need to do this more often, lol! Thanks for sharing!

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    • thejouskablog · September 19, 2016

      Oh! You should definitely try Wrigley’s Extra Peppermint gum. Anytime! πŸ˜€


  9. Inge | The Belgian Reviewer · September 19, 2016

    I don’t like anything with mint so that includes chewing gum. I like the fruity flavoured ones πŸ˜‰

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    • thejouskablog · September 19, 2016

      Oh! I’ve never tried fruity flavoured gum before, I should probably try it out soon. πŸ˜€


  10. fadedrouge · September 19, 2016

    I usually donot like gum but its a must have for me during flights! Helps make the ear pain bearable.

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  11. Strictly Lighthearted · September 20, 2016

    I had no idea it helps us keep awake …

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Renate · September 21, 2016

    Feels good to hear that something good comes from chewing gum because I’m obsessed, also prefer mint flavored!

    Liked by 1 person

  13. thelittlelai: Beyond limits · September 28, 2016

    Wow, I used to have my chewing Gum as well, but not as often as everyday. I didn’t know about the benefits of it not until I read this post. Amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

    • thejouskablog · September 29, 2016

      Oh! I’m glad I could share some vital information with you. Thank you! πŸ˜€


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