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It stim­u­lates saliva which helps to neu­tralise the ef­fects of acid pro­duced from food. Plus, peo­ple who chew gum snack less through the af­ter­noon.

“Pep­per­mint is a great pick-me-up and raises men­tal alert­ness which might stop you reach­ing for snacks,” says Tuck. “If you don’t like gum, you’ll get the same brain boost from a cup of pep­per­mint tea.”

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