6. Chewing gum
Although gum doesn’t have any nutritional benefits, it’s been scientifically proven that chewing it provides a better study and test-taking aid than caffeine. Chewing gum can help you focus, sharpen your memory, reduce stress, and balance your hormones by raising the cortisol level.
Even if you aren’t aware of it happening, your body releases gas about 14 times a day and about 3-5 times during your sleep. As a rule, your digestive tract starts producing carbon dioxide and methane about 6 hours after eating and farting helps your body get rid of them. If you’re trying to hold the gas in, it may trigger abdominal pain or bloating.