Three thousand years ago, the Egyptians already ate Acacia Gum
and used it to ensure the bandages on mummies stuck fast.
we chew today is not the same gum
the Pilgrims or the Maya enjoyed.
Three of the factors popping gum
's bubble, Nicholas said, are loss of appetite among youth, consumer distaste for artificial ingredients contained in most gum
, and overblown brand and flavour extensions:
Guardians is an alliance of dental professionals - a dentist, oral health scientist, periodontist, oral surgeon and dental hygienist - who want to raise awareness about the vital role of our gums
in our overall health.
Joy Adams, Coventry's principal environmental health officer, said: "We haven't caught anyone spitting out chewing gum
The president) issued a republican decree ending the monopoly of the gum
arabic commodity and the liberalization of its production, trade and export," the SUNA news agency reported late on Thursday.
It is in stark contrast to research which has shown that chewing gum
can aid weight loss in a positive way - the Wrigley company, which makes chewing gum
, said it could help reduce the urge to snack and mindlessly munch throughout the day.
Middlesbrough is one of 16 councils nationwide - and the only one in the North-east - chosen by the Chewing Gum
Action Group headed by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to run the campaign.
If you're already a gum
fan, that's probably welcome news.
The council is providing 15 special "gum
bins" at selected locations in Alnwick and Amble to encourage people to dispose of their gum
In tests, the researchers used xantham gum
, with an intrinsic viscosity of 112.
2 THE chewing gum
industry is expected to be worth more than pounds 10billion this year, and grew seven per cent in the last three years.