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So... Does gum take 7 years to digest?

Let’s put this one to rest. Does chewing gum take seven years to pass through the human digestive system? The answer is no. Although gum base is composed of a mixture of elastomers, resins, fats, emulsifiers, and waxes, gum does not linger in the stomach. http://www.snopes.com/oldwives/chewgum.asp

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