Instead of using gum and breath mints...that have additives and various forms of sugar try whole cloves or a tiny piece of cinnamon bark for fresh breath. (no need to chew or swallow). Added benefit: Save money!
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Instead of using gum and breath mints...that have additives and various forms of sugar..I use whole cloves or a tiny piece of cinnamon bark for fresh breath. One bottle of cloves or cinnamon from a discount spice store lasts a very long time! Much less expensive than other breath products and healthier than chemicals. Additionally, there are some interesting articles written on the healing properties of these spices..maybe its not all folklore? 148
I started with a miniscule size piece as I learned the amount most enjoyable for me. No chewing required! :)
I keep my fresh breath spices in an empty glucose strip container, empty RX bottles are good too.
Learn to breath. When you wake up in the morning, take a big cleansing breath. When you leave the house, stop and take a deep breath. Before you enter work or begin your next chore, stop and take a big cleansing breath. Our body needs oxygen and we don't take the time to nourish it. Just Breath!
I have found that the time of day WORST for me is at both 10am and at 3pm. I start craving carbs and my mind drifts to unhealthy snack of donuts and chips and I swear the vending machine makes a different humm in order to try and gain my attention. If I resist and instead chew a piece of gum right around these times, I get through the craving until my next meal.
Extra chocolate chip mint gum is excellent.
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