Minty chewing gums may not help people lose weight

03/20/2013 |

A study in Eating Behaviors found that participants who chewed minty gum before every meal ate fewer meals but were less likely to eat fruits and vegetables compared with when they did not chew gum. Researchers said the menthol in chewing gum can make fruits and vegetables taste bitter, which may lead people to opt for unhealthy choices.

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