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Can you burn calories chewing gum?

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Dr. Charles Kattuah answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Of course.: Just being alive burns calories. You will burn more chewing gum than not chewing gum.

Answered 7/21/2014

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Dr. Guy Hanson answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Yes: You will burn a few calories due to muscular use, but very few are used. With sugarless gum, preferably containing xylitol, you will lose a few calories more than you take in.

Answered 2/27/2013

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