biology question #596



Brandon, a 14 year old male from cleveland asks on January 27, 2002,

Q:

How long does it take bubble gum to digest after it is swallowed?

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the answer

Barry Shell answered on January 27, 2002, A:

One to three days, the same length of time it takes anything to pass through your digestive system. Gum base can't be digested so it will pass through your system in one piece.

Check out these gum sites to learn a lot about gum:

Wrigley's Gum, Frequently asked questions.

Chewing gum facts

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