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Chewing Gum May Aid Weight Loss

02 Aug

Via Scoop.itHealthcare Continuing Education

A study in Appetite found that chewing gum for at least 45 minutes before meals increased satiety and reduced the snack intake of healthy individuals by up to 10%. A study in 2009 found that chewing gum for an hour in the morning helped participants consume 67 fewer calories at lunch. The findings suggest that “gum may be a useful adjunct to weight control,” experts said.
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Posted by on August 2, 2011 in Nutrition & Dietetics

 

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