When gum says it has 5 calories...

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by lode, Mar 19, 2008.

  1. lode

    lode Banned

    Is that assuming you eat the gum?
     
  2. Cate8

    Cate8 Senior Member

    I think you intake sugar when you chew it, dont you?
     
  3. MollyBoston

    MollyBoston Fluffer

    Or how long do you have to chew it to get to five calories? Dude, you just blew my mind, man.
     
  4. lode

    lode Banned

    Yeah, I'm sure you do. But I'm wondering if 5 calories is what I'm getting out of chewing gum, or if I'd have to swallow it. And who does that?
     
  5. lode

    lode Banned

    You know celerys a negative calorie food. It takes more energy to digest it then you get out of eating celery. If you were locked in a room with celery you'd starve. :eek:
     
  6. Cate8

    Cate8 Senior Member

    Thats so hilarious. Would you really starve??
     
  7. lode

    lode Banned

  8. mitten_kitten

    mitten_kitten daisymae

    You don't digest the gum if you do swallow it...it just has a vacation through your digestive system...

    The 5 calories are probably spent by the time the gum tastes like a piece of plastic.
     
  9. Friends

    Friends Member

  10. Jimmy P

    Jimmy P bastion of awesomeness

    these people:
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  11. mitten_kitten

    mitten_kitten daisymae

    They need to make a gum that tastes like food. Then I could chew it all day and not gain weight.
     
  12. Gravity

    Gravity #winning

    Good question.
     

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