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Manage Your Emotions by Chewing

You can manage you emotions by chewing. This is a reason to use JAWPEER.

Did you know that you can deal with emotions by chewing? Frustration, anxiety, anger, fear, hubris, jealousy, and nervousness often lead to tension in the mouth and jaws. Chewing is a part of digestion that we can control consciously. This means that we can use our teeth to deal with emotions. Biting helps to balance the basic functions of the brain and control strong emotions.

Have you ever wondered why crispy food is so popular, why chips, biscuits, and cereals often promote with the word “crispy”? Biting and chewing appeal to parts of the brain that are very old. For predators, teeth are the body’s built-in weapon. The combination of teeth, jaws, and cranial nerves connect parts of the brain that are over 500 million years old and that all vertebrates have in common.

Chewing Releases Natural Aggression

Psychologists use to explain children’s desire to bite and chew on things by referring to our natural aggression. The bite reflex is vital for infants in connection with breastfeeding. By biting the nipple, the baby stimulates milk production. When the baby no longer receives food from the breast, it begins to bite into other things to stimulate the mouth. Pleasure is often associated with the mouth, but also its opposites: pain and anger.

In many psychological analyzes of oral needs, the jaw is associated with anger and aggression. When these feelings are held back, they can manifest themselves as tension in the face and clenched jaw. Unresolved aggression has also been used as an explanation for bruxism – that many people gnash their teeth at night.

Manage Your Emotions by Chewing JAWPEER

Because we can control chewing consciously, we can also satisfy our craving to bite. It does not have to be about anger and aggression at all. Many people feel like biting when they see very attractive objects, like cute animals, babies, or sexy people. The phenomenon is called “cute aggression”. Regardless, it is a matter of dealing with emotions by chewing. Strong emotions trigger hormone storms in the brain. JAWPEER’s chewing resistance allows you to express feelings properly with the teeth, chew until the jaw muscles burns, and enjoy the feeling.

Just as predators show their teeth and bite their jaws when they get angry or scared, people channel their emotions via facial muscles. Research shows that chewing calms the HPA-axis that produces stress hormones. From an evolutionary perspective, chewing and biting is a way to regulate the levels of adrenaline and cortisol that can damage the brain if they overflow.

Many People Chew Their Food Far Too Little

Chewing secretes saliva that releases flavors from food. It satisfies the sense of taste and helps regulate digestion. But many do not enjoy the taste. They are driven by a desire to quickly swallow the bites. One reason may be tension or aggression in relation to food that is expressed in binge eating. Food psychologist Marc David believes that TMJ (jaw problems) is also often due to repressed emotions.

The drive to swallow whole bites can be seen as an expression of our approach to the world. We want to satisfy our desires but are not willing to make the necessary sacrifices. The need for instant satisfaction leads to binge eating and poor chewing. Ironically, we get hungrier if we do not chew enough. The saliva that is secreted when we chew contains the hormone Leptin which is taken up by the stomach and gives feelings of satiety.

Chewing Is a Way To Deal With Emotions

Many people get an outlet for their suppressed aggression by biting crunchy food or sweets. It seems that they are venting their anger over the chips, cheesecakes or breakfast cereals. They throw in the food and then there is a feeling of calm. This is not a good way to deal with the problem as it can upset the metabolism and lead to obesity. But there are other, less destructive way to express the anger and frustration.

Bite cravings are common. It can be about dealing with unpleasant feelings that we want to avoid. Frustration, anxiety, anger, hatred, fear, hubris or nervousness often lead to tension in the jaws. If you feel a strong need to bite into something hard and chew it properly, it’s nice to have JAWPEER nearby.

Do you have a personal story about chewing that you want to share? Feel free to write a comment!

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Which Is the Most Expensive Chewing Gum?

Mastika Gum Gold is not the most expensive chewing gum anymore.

Which is the world’s most expensive chewing gum? Well, MASTIKA GUM GOLD was the most expensive before JAWPEER came. The package costs $ 280. The package contains four boxes and each box contains 24 chewing gums. Twenty-four times four is 96. If we divide the price by 96, we see that each chewing gum costs almost $ 3. What justifies the high price? MASTIKA’s argument is that the chewing gum is sweetened with Xylitol and decorated with gold flakes. Xylitol is better than Aspartame, but it is a relatively common sweetener in chewing gum. Gold is not as common, but it is neither good nor bad. Gold does not excrete anything on its way through the body.

Not The Most Expensive Anymore

MASTIKA’s marketing is incorrect. GUM GOLD is not the world’s most expensive chewing gum anymore. The most expensive chewing gum in 2021 is the largest of JAWPEER’s elastic chewing gums. A box with six CHEW PEER LARGE costs $ 30. This means that each chewing gum costs $ 5. But JAWPEER does not see itself as a manufacturer of the world’s most expensive chewing gum. Instead, we like to say that it pays to chew elastic chewing gums, as they are cleaned and reused over and over again. This means that the products are very affordable.

Big Differences Between the Products

Market psychologists know that gold has a symbolic value. It helps increase the product value, even if it does not fulfill any practical function. If we compare the products, we can see big differences. MASTIKA does not only have gold flakes to be exclusive. They also have luxurious, golden packaging. JAWPEER has a simple box. Our approach is to invest heavily in product quality. The transition from plastic to elastic material means new design possibilities. Therefore, we have chosen the material, size, hardness, and shape with the utmost care. The goal is to meet users’ demands for stimulus, eco-friendliness, and safety. The result is a product that does not emit any measurable substances. The chewing gum also does not stick to streets and squares. Therefore, elastic chewing gums are better for both appearance, thoughts, and the environment.

The Most Expensive Gum has a Higher Quality

MASTIKA GUM GOLD may be the most luxurious chewing gum, but JAWPEER is more expensive. It is also better grounded in science. We have investigated what happens when you chew. JAWPEER proves to be superior to plastic chewing gum when it comes to increasing the blood supply to the brain. Our USP is better chewing resistance and thus better customer value. We turn to customers who pay extra for quality and environmental care. Rather than edible gold flakes.

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My Personal Science Toolkit

My personal Science toolkit: Breath, Garmin Forerunner, Oxymeter, Mendi and JAWPEER

I am responsible for my own development, so I have a personal science toolkit. Besides the mobile with Lumosity and the Excel Sheets, I use a Garmin Watch, Oximeter, Literature, and of course JAWPEER. Mendi’s neurofeedback is a new, interesting tool. My hope is that Mendi’s device makes it easier to optimize my personal goals. I have modest goals. Strive for good health, night sleep, and a well-functioning mind. Mendi claims that their device can enhance brain performance, therefore I will try and explore it.

Breath, Heartbeat, and Deep Brain

Personal Science is about applying quantitative methods to analyze one’s personal health. New technology and knowledge like James Nestor’s bestselling book ‘Breath’ make it possible to learn to know yourself better. Internal systems in your body monitor and regulate your metabolism including breathing, heart rate, blood pressure, and neurotransmitters. Your “superficial” consciousness is not aware of these systems. The deep brain regulates them.

The Outside Brain Monitor Layer

At the core of your nervous system is the Brainstem, the Cerebellum, and the Basal Ganglia. They handle the basic functions, common to all vertebrates. Closer to the Cerebral Cortex are the more human species-specific brain parts that include our ability to communicate. In the last 50 years, communication has exploded. With the help of new communication technology, we have built a new monitoring layer outside the Cerebral Cortex – the Information Society.

Knowledge for Good Rather Than Evil

Information Society is bidirectional. It gives information to you and takes information from you. Body temperature and blood tests inform about your physical status. Surveillance cameras ensure that you follow the laws and rules. Knowledge can be used for good and evil. A dictatorship can monitor the people to frighten and suppress them. Or we can use the new information layer to enhance and liberate ourselves. In this way, a personal science toolkit can be empowering.

Empowered By a Personal Science Toolkit

Overall, globalism moves toward more liberty and individualism. It increases personal freedom and responsibility for one’s own life. Monitor yourself to maximize your knowledge and independence. This is the essence of personal science. With the option of self-monitoring comes the ability to change, optimize and become a better version of yourself. No other than you can tell what is better. Which parameters are most interesting? What are your goals? Here are some screenshots of my last goal achieved.

Screenshots from Lumosity results, likely due to JAWPEER use

If you are interested in brain-enhancing, I recommend elastic chewing gum. I use them a lot for the last two years. To monitor the progress I use the app Lumosity. Lumosity is an invaluable brain training device. The result from using CHEW PEER is interesting. Recently, I passed 800 points in Lumosity. Remember my happiness when I scored 600 not long ago. Now my results are in the 99.8 percentile and I have no plans to stop improving.

Huberman Lessons About Neuroplasticity

Stanford professor Andrew Huberman gives a neurology course at YouTube. I highly recommend the Huberman Lab. Huberman tells that neuroplasticity is necessary for efficient brain training. Neuroplasticity is the ability of the brain to reprogram, improve and adapt. The best conclusion from my own experiences is that CHEW PEER increases neuroplasticity. Therefore, I think JAWPEER should be a tool in the personal science toolkit. At least if you like to improve your brain health.

The Role of CHEW PEER in My Personal Science Toolkit

How can CHEW PEER increase neuroplasticity? Here is my theory: Some 100 million years ago the jaw was a pumping organ, almost like a second heart. It still pumps when we chew food. The belly requires a lot of blood to melt the food. If the brain doesn’t get enough blood, we can become unconscious. When we chew, the jaw pumps extra blood to the brain to prevent this. Chewing without food increases the effect even more because there is no competing belly. Additionally, the mouth wires to the central parts of the brain by five cranial nerves. When we chew the blood goes to the activated parts of the brain, which happens to be the parts that trigger neuroplasticity.

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How To Get Even Teeth

The book JAWS: The Story of a Hidden Epidemic tells us that we are the only animal species that has crooked teeth and narrow jaws. In fact, we are not completely alone; our domestic pets often have crooked teeth as well. But their wild cousins ​​do not have the same problem. This pinpoints that the problem has something with the human lifestyle to do.

How to get even teeth is a modern problem. Skulls from the Stone Age show that their teeth sat in long neat rows.

Stone Age Skulls Have Perfect Teeth

The skull in the picture is a few thousand years old. Notice the even and straight teeth. The skull belonged to a prehistoric person who lived long before dentists, braces, and toothbrushes. Even so, the jaw look good and all the teeth are in the right place. This is what almost all well-preserved skulls from the Stone Age look like.

How To Get Nice Teeth Naturally

How come many people today have crooked teeth? No genetic change in the last 10,000 years can explain the matter. In principle, everyone is born with DNA to develop normal teeth, jaws, and tongue. The jaws continue to grow after birth to make room for all the teeth and make sure they fit together. But the right genes are not enough, you also have to grow up in a good environment. This seems to be where the problems arise.

We Chew Too Little

Most of us know that the Paleolithic diet is healthy – more protein and fewer carbohydrates. But why did no one mention the important role of chewing? To avoid a narrow jaw, you should chew hard. Our ancestors chewed about half the days before they invented cooking. The mechanical forces that chewing entails help the jaws grow to the right size and shape. Chewing also makes the opposite jaws fit together.

Why Do the Teeth Become Crooked?

Skeletal studies show that the jaws have become smaller and narrower since the Stone Age. Both the upper and lower jaws change during the development process. We have come to the space age with our stone-age genes that were developed to use the jaws as tools. The environment and food have changed drastically. The probable explanation for crooked teeth is changed chewing habits. Softer and more easily chewed food means that the jaws are not widened enough. The teeth simply do not fit in the narrow and undeveloped jaws. They fight for space and some teeth end up across or in the palate.

Chewing is not just about getting even teeth but about increasing the space in the airways.

What Problems Can Arise?

Crooked teeth are considered a beauty problem, but there are effects of poor chewing that are significantly worse. Narrow jaws mean narrow airways. Narrow airways make it harder to breathe. To get air, we breathe through the mouth instead of the nose. In addition, the tongue does not really fit in the narrow oral cavity. The tongue is then pushed back. Reduced chewing also leads to weakened tongue muscles. Overall, our modern lifestyle results in poorer breathing, especially at night. In the worst case, oxygen uptake is completely blocked by obstructive sleep apnea, OSA.

How To Get Even Teeth by Chewing

JAWPEER is made to train the chewing ability. The jaws are plastic. The wisdom teeth are made to function as spare teeth. If we lose a molar, the wisdom tooth slowly moves forward and replaces it. Thanks to the fact that the jaws are plastic, we can change them in adulthood. It is called Mewing and has become a major international oral trend. Mewing builds, in addition to diligent and hard chewing training, on other good habits. This means breathing through the nose, keeping the tongue against the upper palate, and sleeping with the mouth closed. JAWPEER is perfect for mewing. In the long run, it can give both better breathing and smoother teeth.

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Can training make wrinkles vanish?

Can training make wrinkles vanish? The question became relevant after a Swedish study showing that expensive anti-aging creams make no difference. There is no quick fix to a beautiful face. As with the rest of the body, exercises give the best result. A review of nine scientific tests of Face Yoga tells that all show positive results. According to a 2018 study by JAMA Dermatology, mainly wrinkles in the lower part of the face can disappear. Wrinkles around the mouth and jaws are the easiest to treat with JAWPEER and Face Yoga.

How training with JAWPEER can make wrinkles vanish

JAWPEER fills the facial tissues with blood. Facial yoga then stimulates the skin to heal. To heal, the skin needs nourishment. It comes via the blood supplied by JAWPEER. This means that substances that transport via the bloodstream repair damaged cells. The blood supplies moisture, fat, and vitamins – everything needed for the skin to begin to heal. New skin cells form and take the place of old dying cells. Healing accelerates if you apply a moisturizing cream. Do not use any stinging cream. It is likely to damage the skin more than it helps.

JAWPEER and Face Yoga in concert can make wrinkles in the red spots vanish. The training can also boost collagen formation in the green areas.

Training can make wrinkles vanish in the red fields and strengthen the collagen layer in the green fields in the picture. The face changes with age if we don’t do something to prevent it. In the red areas shown in the image above, wrinkles and skin bags may form. In the green areas, the skin’s collagen layers gradually become thinner. Fortunately, the skin attaches to the muscles of the face. By training the muscles, the skin is kept in right place. Metabolism also increases so that the collagen layer in the subcutaneous tissue can grow. The principle of Face Yoga is to counteract folds by smoothing them out with the hands and practicing the elasticity of the facial muscles. With over 40 different muscles and amounts of nerves, the face and mouth are the parts of the body where motor control is best.

Basic feelings affect the formation of wrinkles

The reason we have so much muscle and nerves in the face is that we use it to communicate emotions. The facial expression could tell of feelings long before spoken language developed. The basic feelings also affect the formation of wrinkles. Worries are usually visible between the eyebrows, surprises give horizontal folds in the forehead, and joy forms crow’s feet in the corner of the eye. Wrinkles also emerge by weather and wind, especially by strong sun and wind. Sailors use to get weathered over the years. Use sunglasses and sun protection. Many different emotions show up on the jaws and around the mouth. Laughter pits can be charming, but we prefer not to sign with traces of anger, fear, or contempt. Therefore, it is nice that you can train away wrinkles in these areas with JAWPEER and Face Yoga.

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JAWPEER is a lifestyle product

JAWPEER is a lifestyle product that fits active persons like BMX biking queen Tanja Anderman.

For 36-year-old Tanja Andelman, JAWPEER is a lifestyle product. Tanja’s lifestyle is about health, exercise, diet, yoga, and social media. Her greatest passion is BMX biking. It places enormous demands on both the body and the brain. Then she uses JAWPEER to activate neurotransmitters that keep her awake and focused.

Tanja changed her life

Tanja may seem as strong and independent as Pippi Longstocking, but she has not always been. As a teenager, she had low self-esteem. She smoked, abused food, and weighed over 80 kilos. She felt different and became depressed. Finally, she came to a point where she decided to change her life. Tanja contacted a dietitian, changed her diet and started exercising. With new healthy habits, the pounds plummeted and self-confidence returned. But she also realized that there was a reason she had abused food.

Mountainbike + JAWPEER = control

Tanja has a diagnosis of ADHD and is almost addicted to kicks. People with her disposition get bored easily and many use drugs. Tanja neither smokes nor drinks; her drug is mountain biking. With JAWPEER in her mouth and the bike between her legs, Tanja has control over life. At the same time, she gets the adrenaline rush she needs to feel alive. She also uses JAWPEER when she needs to concentrate. Likes that they are environmentally friendly and natural, that they have no artificial taste. Perfect for chewing on instead of snacking.

JAWPEER fits extreme individualist’s

On Instagram, Tanja appears almost like a superhero. She always dresses nicely and likes to play with the image of herself. She does not always feel as cool as in the pictures, but she strives to be beautiful, strong and harmonious. Sure, she likes praise, but at the same time, she is an extreme individualist. If Tanja is allowed to give personal advice, it is to find out what makes you happy. Be as accurate as possible. Find your own goals and it will be easier to create a balanced life.

JAWPEER keeps the balance

Like others, Tanja struggles to keep her balance in life. Sometimes it goes up and sometimes it goes down. Her impressive energy and lust for life come from inside. When she rides a bike, she feels like a child again. A combination of movement, presence, speed, struggle and risks gives feelings of happiness. JAWPEER is a lifestyle product that fits her. It provides control and nature around gives peace of mind. A poem on the Instagram account summarizes what motivates and balances Tanja’s existence:

To find peace
To find silence
To find strength
To find meaning

To be in the moment
To have fun
To be careless and free
To reconnect with the kid in me

To look good
To feel great
To have fun
To be badas


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The Invention of Elastic Chewing Gum

The invention of elastic chewing gum reveals that different designs are associated with various cognitive facilities.

The invention of elastic chewing gum is a disruptive development. Chewing gum has been around for at least 8,000 years. For at least 100 years, we know that it stimulates the brain and makes us feel alert. Exactly how it works is still not clear. In the 1980s, people began to examine brains with magnetic resonance imaging. They found that chewing increases blood flow in the central parts of the brain. After that, Japanese researchers continued to investigate the effects of chewing. In 2017, a study showed that chewing affects the HPA axis that regulates stress levels. The following year, it was also possible to prove that harder chewing resistance gives a better effect. At the same time, it became fashionable in the western world to train facial muscles.

Better Results From Elastic Chewing Gum

The invention of elastic chewing gum built on a discovery that Peer Norbäck made when chewing. He trained cognitive abilities simultaneously and noticed that his performance improved when he chewed. Peer then became curious. Therefore, he began to study all the world’s research reports that had to do with chewing. Peer realized that modern people chew too little. Then he also understood why hard chewing had this unexpected effect on the brain. Peer filed the first patent application in June 2019 (pat. No. 602778), and the following month, the company JAWPEER was formed to develop the invention of elastic chewing gum.

Environmentally Friendly and Non-Toxic

When Peer began to develop the first CHEWPEER (pat. No. 605914), he put high requirements. He decided that they should be environmentally friendly, free from toxic and safe to chew on. No harmful substances must excrete even if you chew hard. The independent research institute RISE built a machine to investigate the matter. The requirement was that they should not excrete any measurable harmful substances at all. The accuracy of the measurements was 1 ppm and CHEWPEER passed the test with no remarks. Other jaw trainers on the market are not as clean. The unique thing about JAWPEER is environmental awareness and that the products both train the face and stimulate the brain.

Designed for Both Young and Old

To minimize the risks, CHEWPEER’s design is a pattern torus (pat. No. 84699). A torus has a hole in the middle that you can breathe through if you happen to put it in the throat. It is also possible to attach a safety line to the hole. The chewing product can thus be used by both young and old. These groups benefit from chewing in different ways. Jaws, facial form, and teeth develop by chewing during childhood. Dementia that affects the elderly is associated with reduced blood flow in the brain, something that chewing can counteract. Increased blood flow in the brain also means that the brain’s ventricles fill with fluid that can flush out debris at night through the newly discovered perivascular system.

Different Models of Elastic Chewing Gum

After trying the product on a set of test users, Peer realized that different people had different chewing needs. Therefore, he developed a series of models with different sizes and hardness. They also got different pattern designs. The invention of elastic chewing gum is much more environmentally friendly than traditional “plastic” chewing gums. When the new products came from the factory, Peer tested them again. Then he noticed something exciting: different designs are associated with various cognitive facilities. A new technical patent was filed in June 2020 (Patent Pending 2030192-5)

Development of the Medical Device

Research is underway to investigate whether the hardness, size, or texture causes different CHEWPEER’s to have other effects on the brain. And the development will not stop with this study. Part of the innovation is about enhancing CHEWPEER with a sensor that registers how much you chew, which force, and which teeth to use. The statistics transfer to an app that maintains the usage. At the same time, saliva in the mouth is analyzed. Saliva contains a lot of information about the user’s health. This medical technology development starts as soon as we have the financial means needed.

CHEW PEER Prevented Sore Throat

One night Peer woke up with an itching throat during the Corona Pandemic 2020. Peer did not want to get sick. To prevent coughing, Peer put CHEWPEER in a vitamin C solution and swallowed it. Then he pulled it up with the safety line. He repeated this a few times and it had an effect. He was thus able to prevent the virus from cultivating in the throat. Since then, he has used the technology to keep colds away and always managed to stop them. The ability to prevent colds is a bonus included in the product’s patent.

Help From a Knowledgeable Patent Engineer

From early development, Peer protected the innovations in every conceivable way. The team around JAWPEER includes one of Sweden’s most knowledgeable Patent Attorneys, Lars A Wern. Wern is both an intellectual inventor and legally knowledgeable in intellectual property rights. He knows how innovative inventions usually develop. It starts with an independent inventor doing empirical experiments acquiring unique knowledge – the knowledge manifest in a product that solves one or more practical problems. Unlike several public and private investors, he sees the potential in elastic chewing gum. A disruptive invention can change the chewing gum market and create new non-invasive medical products of great benefit.

CHEWPEER Increases Neuroplasticity

Preliminary studies suggest that CHEWPEER increases neuroplasticity. By neuroplasticity the brain can change and re-program itself even later in life. Without neuroplasticity, we would not be able to learn new things. If the results are confirmed, the products will be indispensable for anyone who wants to optimize their brain or change their thinking habits. Therefore, some models of CHEWPEER can facilitate studying or improve sports performance by increasing the ability to concentrate. You can use other variants to rehabilitate burnout or traffic-injured patients. Hopefully, even cure traumatized or criminal brains. The possibilities are enormous.

An Idea Whose Time Has Come

“There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” The quote from Victor Hugo fits into JAWPEER. The product is both healthier and more environmentally friendly than traditional chewing gum. Our bodies are made for a completely different life than the modern human. We are a herd animal, made for being outdoors a lot and using our teeth as tools. Chew-friendly JAWPEER makes it easier to live as we intended to do. When the research results start to flow in, it will show that JAWPEER is helpful in dentistry, beauty care, and not least in neurological medicine. As the market grows, the patents can form the basis for a business model built on worldwide license distribution.


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The Problem With Chewing Gum

The main problem with chewing gum is that we want them to taste sweet. The common sweeteners have different deficits.

What is the problem with chewing gum? Chewing is healthy and we should do it much more. We cannot eat as much as we like, then we become overweight. But what’s wrong with chewing gum? The problem with plastic chewing gum is that it is harmful to your body. On the one hand, the base in ordinary chewing gum is made of plastic. If you are afraid of plastic poisoning, you should refrain from that reason. But the biggest problem is the sweet taste.

Sugar Is Brain Doping

When chewing gum was launched in the United States, sugar was added. Sugar contains glucose which is fuel for the brain. Chewing increases the blood flow to the brain. It made you feel alert and in a good mood. Chewing gum with sugar is like brain doping. For that reason, the US Army gave chewing gum to its soldiers during WWI. There was only one problem: Sugar corrodes the teeth. When you chew, the sugar is baked into the bolus and releases slowly into the mouth. In the long run, it would prove to be very harmful.

Wrigley’s Early Child Advertising

Chewing gum manufacturer Wrigley’s invested in children’s advertising. They gave away sugary chewing gum to American children as a two-year present. A few packets of chewing gum were enough to create an addictive craving for more. The small child’s brain cannot resist sugar. To get chewing gum as a birthday gift reinforced the positive feeling. Making children addicted to chewing gum was very profitable. This creates lifetime consumers who have time to buy many packages before they die. Wrigley became one of the richest men in the US.

Sugar Sweet Destroyed the Teeth

The generations that grew up in the 20th century often suffered from caries. The problem with sugar chewing gum was that it ruined the teeth. The teeth that could be repaired were filled with dental amalgam, the rest had to be extracted. Many got false teeth before they were 25 years old. In the 1960s, researchers realized that sugar was behind the caries epidemic. Therefore, dentists began to warn against chewing gum. Wrigley’s and the other chewing gum manufacturers then exchanged sugar for the newly discovered, artificial sweeteners that were available. The chewing gum now relaunched as a dental product. The sweeteners did not give energy to the brain, but they did not give caries either.

Artificial Sweeteners Damage the Gut Microbiota

What was not known then was that the sweeteners had even greater harmful effects, not on the teeth but on the intestinal bacteria and internal organs. Common sweeteners (Sorbitol, Xylitol and Mannitol) are Polyols. Polyols should be avoided if you have gastrointestinal problems. The letter “P” in FODMAP stands for Polyol. The problem with chewing gum that contains Polyol is diarrhea, bloating, and stomach cramps. Even if you do not have IBS, you can get these problems from Polyols. They are simply harmful to the intestinal flora. Therefore, many manufacturers have switched to sweetening with Aspartame.

Aspartame Can Be Even Worse

Aspartame is found in more than 6,000 food products around the world. The substance is approved by FDA, but most people are not aware of how controversial Aspartame is. Aspartame has been shown to cause fatty liver and glucose intolerance. Another problem is that Methanol is formed when the body takes care of Aspartame. Methanol is toxic and breaks down into formic acid and formaldehyde which are even more toxic. Formic acid can make you blind. Formaldehyde causes genetic damage and is classified as carcinogenic to humans.

What Can You Chew Instead?

Elastic chewing gum is an excellent alternative. They are not made of plastic and contain no sweeteners. If you want to have a taste you can store them in mouthwash (without sweeteners). They do not change shape when chewed and reuses over and over. Therefore, they are cheaper in the long run than buying regular plastic chewing gum. Elastic chewing gums have much better chewing resistance. In addition, they are more eco-friendly, both for the body and for nature.


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Protect From Burnout With the Jaws

Other animals use the jaw to control feelings too.

How can the jaws protect from burnout? Evolution gives us important clues to how we can protect the brain from stress. Jaws evolved 400 million years ago. Then all life on earth lived in the sea. In the beginning, the jaws were pumping organs, closely related to the heart. During evolution, the heart ended up in the chest and the jaws in the head. While the heart pumps automatically, the jaws developed into a consciously controlled organ.

Our species Homo Sapiens is only 300 000 years old. As embryos, however, we go through the evolution in ultra-rapid. In early fetal development, the heart and jaw are two similar folds next to each other. At week five, they begin to separate. Both are super vital to us. The jaws make sure that we get nutrition and the heart pumps it around in the body. The jaws specialized for hunting, defense, and chewing. Therefore, the teeth are the hardest parts of the body and the masticatory muscle masseter is the strongest muscle.

Limbic System in Imbalance in Case of Burnout

Our jaws are made to deal with severe emotional problems that cause irritation, aggression, or frustration. The jaws are the most moving part of the face used to communicate emotions. Therefore, the chewing organ is linked to the limbic system in the brain that regulates emotions. Other animals chew more and harder. Vertebrates hunt, eat, ruminate and defend themselves with their jaws. Modern humans no longer use the jaws for hunting and defense, but the biological connections remain.

Jaws Are Connected to Emotions

The limbic system controls our ability to adapt socially and socialize with other people. An imbalance in the limbic system is often behind mental problems and burnout. Therefore, the jaws still have strong emotional ties. We react to psychologically overwhelming feelings with the jaws. Many linguistic expressions suggest how the jaws are connected to different emotions. We say that we drop our jaw in surprise, clench the jaw and grind our teeth when we get angry, and laugh until the jaw hurts when we have really fun.

Chew To Protect Yourself From Burnout

The connection of the jaws to the limbic system can protect you from burnout by chewing. Several studies have shown that mental stress and disharmony are related to jaw problems and bruxism. From a psychosomatic perspective, unresolved mental problems are transferred to the chewing organ and physically processed with the jaws. Using chewing as a channel for stress is an effective and risk-free solution to the problem of stress management. Many studies in recent years have shown that chewing with strong chewing resistance can help reduce stress and thus protect your brain from harmful stress and burnout.

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Elastic Chewing Gum Are More Chewy

Elastic Chewing Gum are more chewy that plastic chewing gum

Elastic Chewing Gum are more chewy. Chewability define as the quality or degree of being chewable. Crispy things like snacks dissolves in saliva. They are chewable just in a few seconds. The aim of JAWPEER is to make the World’s most chewy stuff. This means two things: They are comfortable to chew and resilient. There are different methods to estimate chewability. We use the unit Joule to calculate the chewing energy it takes. When you train your face by chewing you want to lose energy. A Joule is an energy required to lift one Newton one meter, approximately a 1 kilogram weight 1 decimeter.

24 000 Joule Chewing Energy in CHEW PEER medium

An average bite at CHEW PEER presses 20 kg 5 millimeter. This equals 1 Joule. Assume for the sake of simplicity that every bite takes 0.6 seconds. Then we chew 100 times every minute. A CHEW PEER resist at least 4 hours of intense chewing before it breaks. It means 240 minutes. 100 bites per minute means 24 000 reps. If every elastic chew requires 1 Joule, the total chewing energy in CHEW PEER medium is 24 000 Joule.

150 Joule Chewing Energy in a plastic Chewing Gum

Plastic chewing gum has two phases of chewing. The first phase crush the tasty cover. Then the resistance is 20 kg as in CHEW PEER, but the bite is just 3 millimeter. 0.03 times 20 equals 0.6. If it takes 100 bites to crush the cover it takes 60 Joule of chewing energy. After that only the gum base resist, so the second phase is much softer. An average plastic bite takes 1 kg times 3 millimeter. This gives 0.03 Joule. A chewing gum is normally used for 30 minutes. With the same chewing rate (100 bites per minute) we get 3000 bites. 3000 times 0.03 Joule gives 90 Joule of chewing energy. The first and the second phase added gives 60 + 90 = 150 Joule. That’s a reason why we think that elastic chewing gum are more chewy.

Elastic Chewing Gum is Cheaper

Say you want to buy cheap chewing resistance. One single CHEW PEER medium has the same resistance as 160 plastic chewing gums, according to the calculations above. Plastic Chewing Gum is $0.1/pcs. This means that it takes $16 to get the same chewing resistance from ordinary plastic Chewing Gum, like Wrigley’s Airwaves. CHEW PEER medium is $4/pcs. This means that the CHEW PEER medium is four times cheaper than plastic chewing gum if the chewing resistance counts. Not to mention CHEW PEER LARGE hard which is much tougher…

To Eat a Lot of Carrots Instead

One can eat carrots instead, someone may suggest. That’s true! An average carrot is 16 edible centimeters. If we make 5 mm chewy slices every carrot gives 32 slices. The chewing resistance is 10 kilogram. Every slice is chewed 50 times. 32 slices times 50 is 1600. Every bite takes the chewing energy 10 kg times 5 mm = 0.5 Joule. A carrot requires 800 Joule chewing energy. To use the same amount of energy as a single CHEW PEER medium you have to eat 30 carrots. Carrots are healthy, but not that amount. If you try to eat so many, be careful with the stomach.

It takes 30 carrots to reach the same chewing energy as one CHEW PEER medium