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Sugar-free gum might cause diarrhea
Sugar-free foods in general have been a popular topic lately – mainly because they’re not as healthy as we think.
However, very few people know that eating sugar-free gum constantly can also send you to the toilet instantly. Many sugar-free chewing gum manufacturers include Sorbitol, an ingredient that’s very hard to digest by our system.
Like any other food that can’t be digested properly, Sorbitol must be eliminated as soon as possible – and when it is, you’d better have a toilet nearby!
As for the sugar versus sugar-free debate, there’s a lot to discuss. For starters, you can check out our post to find out 10 not-so-sweet ways sugar can affect your health right here.