09 Feb '11, 10pm

Chewing gum, now with vitamins and herbs: Beyond tasting good and freshening breath, chewing gum today increasin...

Beyond tasting good and freshening breath, chewing gum today increasingly promises dental benefits, such as whitening and strengthening teeth. Some brands like Extra and Orbit even carry seals of approval from the American Dental Association for helping to reduce cavities. Now two brands, Stride and Trident, both from Cadbury, are including ingredients with vitamins and ginseng in their products. Each piece of Stride Spark provides 25 per cent of the recommended daily allowance of the vitamins B-6 and B-12. Vitality, a Trident sub-brand, has flavours with Vitamin C, ginseng, mint and white tea. The New York Times

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/Worldinbrief/EDC110210-0...

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