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Chewing gum may be effective for delivering vitamins

Nearly 15 percent of all chewing gum varieties sold promise to provide health-enhancing supplements to users, so Penn State researchers studied whether two vitamin-supplemented products were effective at delivering vitamins ...

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Savoring meals increases energy expenditure after meal intake

The benefits of eating slowly and chewing thoroughly have been proposed for over a century, but there has been little actual proof of the theory. Now, Naoyuki Hayashi and Yuka Hamada at Tokyo Institute of Technology have ...

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Does chewing gum give your brain an edge?

(HealthDay)—That wad of gum you're chewing may be more than a breath-freshener—it might also boost your powers of concentration, a small new study suggests.

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Should caffeine be a regulated substance?

Caffeine-related toxicity, deaths, and near-deaths are an undeniable fact. In Sweden, for example, four people died as a result of confirmed caffeine-related causes in one year. Yet caffeine use continues to grow, including ...

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