If swallowed, chewing gum is not digested by the body, and it does not remain in the digestive system any longer than other food.
Though a common myth, it is untrue that gum takes 7 years or more for the body to digest.
Aug 21, 2012 ... Whatever the case, you did what most of us have done at one point or another:
You swallowed your chewing gum. And if one old wives' tale is ...
Oct 11, 2007 ... A myth as durable as gum itself holds that the chewy confection sticks to your
innards like it does to the bottom of a desk.
Jun 26, 2013 ... As children we're told we mustn't swallow chewing gum because it will take
seven years to digest. Until then, we are led to believe, it will lie ...
Aug 27, 2013 ... Myth or fact: it takes seven years to digest chewing gum ... While it will stick
readily to your shoe, gum does not stick to your stomach wall or ...
Feb 15, 2017 ... “Swallowing gum is really bad for you, you know,” he said. Now, when I was a kid
, I remember other kids saying it takes seven years to digest ...
Mar 12, 2013 ... “Don't swallow your gum! It'll take seven years to digest it!” If you chew gum,
chances are you've been told that it's dangerous to swallow it.
Nov 1, 2016 ... Does a giant wad of gum really stay in your stomach for seven years? Is that one
piece of Bubblicious that you swallowed in middle school still ...
Oct 21, 2016 ... We've all heard the myth: Gum takes 7 years to pass through your body. Growing
up, I've always been petrified of swallowing gum, having ...
You might have heard that swallowed gum stays in your stomach for 7 years.
That's not true ... But the human digestive tract can't digest the gum resin. It's