I'm a little late getting to this, so you may have seen it already: a compelling article in the NYTimes called "Is Sugar Toxic?"I won't...Read More
Poison That Tastes Like Poison
There are plenty of reasons not to chew gum, both aesthetic (chomping, really?!) and health-related. Given the general uselessness of chewing gum, I was particularly offended by this new dessert-inspired flavor. Take your sugar addiction with you wherever you go!
Why, yes, I am the grouchy old lady down street! Thanks for asking.
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it is very refreshing to hear that there is someone else in the entire world that thinks that gum is totally gross.
I tried this, because there is a chocolate mint flavor I've really liked in thr past that I can no longer find, but it's not very good. Not that you wanted to try it anyway, but I have a thing for gum while I workout. And this honestly tastes like mint gum.. not chocolate mint ice cream! haha.. it's just a way of marketing mint gum.
Really? It's gone this far that we have to turn ice cream into gum? Yesterday I saw a mom at the grocery store open a box of poptarts, and hand one to her whining 4 yr old, who screamed, "MOMMY… I wanted the chocolate kind!" I watched as she calmly took another box of chocolate poptarts off the shelf, opened it up, and handed the kid his stupid chocolate poptart. He didn't even say thank you. Just grabbed that ridiculous, processed, cardboard sugar and stuffed it in his mouth as if his life depended on it. Actually…in about three years…his life WILL depend on it. Sugar coma.
Erika, that is so gross. And sad. And gross. I mean, I like the taste of poptarts, too… but I'm not sure I could actually ever bring myself to eat one again.
Back in the day, my favorite was to toast the frosted cinnamon-sugar flavor until it was almost burnt, then slather it with butter.
I just totally grossed myself out.
There is another flavor this line comes in too…I forget the flavor but it's as equally as gross.
Add to that list:
-Increased gas production (i.e. belching, bloating, and flatulence…)
Nice. More gum, please!
Corporate food/chemical production companies has turned gum into an absolute poison. DO NOT BUY IT.