Amazing Chewing gum Facts

87 votes - 87%
1. The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old.
2. Chewing gum while studying, then chewing the same flavor while taking a test can help you remember more.
3. Rubber is a main ingredient in modern chewing gum.
4. Castoreum, which is produced in the anal glands of beavers, is used in some chewing gums to enhance flavors
5. Chewing gum can help in making a human brain run efficiently and effectively.
6. Chewing gum for an hour burns about 11 calories.
7. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
8. The first commercial chewing gum was made from spruce-tree resin.
9. People have been chewing gum for 9000 years.
10. Chewing gum can help speed up your metabolism, making it easier to burn calories and lose weight.
11. The world's oldest piece of chewing gum dates back to over 5000 years ago.
12. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying

Trending in Food & Drink

61 Chocolate Facts
Terry’s used to make a Chocolate Lemon and a Chocolate Apple.
Peach Facts
James and the Giant Peach was originally called James and the Giant Cherry.
Wine Facts
In wine-tasting, a ‘cat pee aroma’ is a compliment.
Banana Facts
The world’s largest container ships can carry 746 million bananas.
58 Eating Facts
Eating dogs is legal in 44 US states.
31 Milk Facts
A cow with a name will produce 450 more pints of milk a year than one without a name.
Bread Facts
Breadcrumbs were used to rub out mistakes before rubbers were invented.
Cola Facts
Americans ingest 1.7 million tons -- or 10.8 pounds per person -- of sugar each year from Coca-Cola alone.
Tequila Facts
Without bats there would be no tequila. It’s made from the agave plant, which is pollinated by bats.
Avocado Facts
Avocados are toxic to horses.
Big Mac Facts
Azodicarbonamide is a chemical compound that makes things softer and bouncier, including yoga mats, flip-flops and the buns in Big Macs.
Pear Facts
When you have a crush on someone, your brain overlooks and ignores the flaws of that person causing them to appear "perfect"

Related Factlists

172 Food Facts
Canola oil is actually rapeseed oil but the name was changed for marketing reasons!
131 Funny Facts
Men laugh longer, louder, and more often than women.
100 Weird Facts
Windmills always turn anti-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland!
61 Chocolate Facts
The estimated number of M&M's sold each day in the United States is 200,000,000.
58 Eating Facts
Eating dogs is legal in 44 US states.
39 Kiss Facts
Kissing is good for your heart. It helps stabilize cardiovascular activity, decreases blood pressure and decreases cholesterol.
35 Pizza Facts
A man recently sued Pizza Hut and won $2000 because their croutons were too crunchy.
49 Coffee Facts
Coffee fanatic Beethoven always counted 60 beans before preparing a brew of coffee.
30 Sugar Facts
If you want to burn fat faster, a cup of coffee (with no milk or sugar) before a workout will speed up the process.
31 Milk Facts
Hormonal cancer is on the rise because US beef and milk cattle are fed synthetic hormones.