Published March 29, 2013
A story on Live Science reports a UB study found that
contrary to popular diet advice, chewing gum may not help people
eat less or lose weight, and may lead people to eat chips, cookies
and candy instead of fruits and vegetables because menthol, the
chemical responsible for the minty-fresh flavor of some types of
gum, makes fruits and vegetables taste funny. A story also appeared
in England’s Daily Mail.