Speech About Chewing Gum

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More than 100,000 tons of gum is being consumed every year by people, and most of those people are students. If you ask anyone if they like gum they will most likely say yes and that is probably because in the modern world, we have incredibly diverse flavors of gum. People chew a lot of gum, but is it actually good? Or bad? Gum actually has a lot of benefits and I am only going to mention multiple out of many.

FIrstly gum helps students stay focused in class and outside of class. It’s especially good for time consuming projects or work. This has been tested all over the world and the results are astonishing. Kate Morgan from the British Journal of Psychology, author of one study explained: ‘Interestingly participants who didn't chew gum performed slightly better at the beginning of the task but were overtaken by the end. This suggests that chewing gum helps us focus on tasks that require continuous monitoring over a longer amount of time." This is actually the complete opposite of what most people think as most people would think
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Once again, it is a surprising benefit that no one would expect gum to have. It doesn’t have an incredible effect but it still does help. The Tokyo Institute of Technology performed a study and found that if you chew gum after each meal, it will help you manage your weight. They divided a group of adults into half and told half to chew gum after each meal and the other half to not chew gum after each meal and after a while they noticed a difference. They found that people who chewed gum after each meal had reduced their weight compared to before. The people who didn’t chew gum had increased weight compared to the other half (Not by a whole lot). They all had the same meals at the same times of the day but still, people who chewed gum lost an amount of weight. This is incredibly useful as the obesity rates have drastically rose over the last decade and especially in

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