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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.

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Dec 2, 2009 ... Q: Is it true that swallowed gum stays in your stomach for 7 years? ... It is true that your body is unable to digest the synthetic portion of chewing gum, but it doesn't stay in the ... How long does semen stay in the wife's stomach?

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You might have heard that swallowed gum stays in your stomach for 7 years. ... The body can absorb sweeteners, such as sugar, and they can add up to a lot of  ...

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May 1, 2010 ... We have all heard the rumors: swallow a piece of chewing gum, and you ... in fact , piece of chewing gum generally does not stay in one's body ...

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If you swallow this gum, how long will it really stay in your stomach? ... Generally, gum is made up of four general components, and our bodies can easily break ...

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Mar 12, 2015 ... Carrots will give you superpowers, gum stays in your stomach for years, and ... true, carrots do contain a healthy dose of vitamin A which is what your body uses to ... The European Union adopts a policy that states as long as it ...

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May 19, 2016 ... Your stomach acids are powerful, but can they take gum? The answer might surprise you.

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May 17, 2016 ... ... lore: If you swallow a piece of gum, it stays stuck in your stomach forever. ... I decided to chew on a wad of gum for as long as I possibly could.

www.scientificamerican.com/article/fact-or-fiction-chewing-gum-takes-seven-years-to-digest

Oct 11, 2007 ... As the minty mass descends into your digestive abyss, you wonder: "Will I really ... "nothing would reside that long, unless it was so large it couldn't get out of the ... So what does become of gum that's been chewed up but not spit out? ... Unsurprisingly, perhaps, the human body cannot do much with these ...

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May 20, 2016 ... These help break down the food into things your body can use such as ... of the gum does survive digestion, it doesn't remain in your stomach ...