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Can chewing help manage stress, pain and appetite? Here's what the science says

By Clare Collins, Laureate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics AO, University of Newcastle
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Ever feel a bit stressed or need a concentration boost? Research suggests one remedy may be right under your nose. Chewing has benefits for brain function, stress, anxiety, exam performance, pain perception, as well as hunger and food intake.

Here’s what the research about chewing more says, in experiments that used either food or chewing gum.

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