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BUBBLE GUM CONTAINS RUBBER

Roxana Sep 20,2013

Did you ask yourself what do you chew in fact when having a bubble gum? Beside fresh breath, sweet taste, different flavors, clean teeth what else are you eating?

Apparently chewing gum contains sugar, plastic, rubber and colorings. Gum is known not to include in composition any harmful ingredients but some of the elements in it may have random impact, according to each person`s organism. Most gums on the market are made of chicle, an element of latex, the element in many products on the market, even those latex trousers for girls.

Rubber gum

Rubber gum

Even if at first, gum base was extracted from natural elements life trees or other plant soaps, gum industry came to the conclusion that is more profitable to make chemical gum. Our gum is a mix of rubber, waxes and gums, the exact recipe being not public.

Ingredients

Ingredients

It is also said that behind those chemical substances names on the packages, are substances like synthetic rubber that are able to produce tumors. This is information obtained from lab experiences on rats. The fact is that we as gum chewers have no idea of what those names mean. Until people will have the exact ingredients and their meaning and harms, specialists only have one advice: do not chew, do not swallow.

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