Chewing gum is GOOD for the brain and boost alertness by 10%

Chewing over a problem Chomping on gum is GOOD for the brain and can boost alertness by 10%Tests show that reaction times amongst chewers are fasterChomping away leads to improvements in blood flow to the brainReport will be good news for celebrity chewer Sir Alex Ferguson By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 15:15 GMT, 3 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:11 GMT, 4 February 2013 It’s a habit that divides opinion, but new scientific evidence reveals that chewing gum is actually good for the brain.