Diet Crutches: What Works, What Doesn't
Chewing sugar-free gum
Chewing more to lose weight seems counterintuitive. But waitwe never said you could swallow!
Some research suggests that chewing gum for 45 minutes after lunch reduces your appetite and cravings for salty or sweet snacks later on.
Dr. Muth says that while the calories burned from chewing gum are minimal, "If you're chewing gum, maybe you'll be less likely to be eating food."
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