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chewing tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco sold as a shredded product, in contrast to dipping tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are ground.

Health effects
Oral cancer; often disfiguring due to heroic surgery.
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Chewing tobacco. See Smokeless tobacco.
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DrFormulas[R] Nexabiotic[R] Chewable Probiotics contains probiotics that are resistant to stomach acid, which makes them especially effective.
To help bridge this gap, gastroenterologists recommend fibers including Fiber Choice chewable tablets and gummies, added the company.
(38,39) The data on calcium, magnesium, and licorice suggest they may provide safe, protective benefits for GERD patients when taken in chewable tablet form.
This habit has now incorporated into the cultural setup of South Asians, especially the strong inclination of children toward chewable tobacco products, which warrants vital action.15 Several studies have shown a link between the use of Gutka and oral submucosal fibrosis, oral cavity cancers, leukoplakias and other head and neck malignancies.14,16,17 It has been estimated that 58% of the total worldwide head and neck cancers occur alone in South and Southeast Asia.17 In Pakistan, 40% of the adolescent and adult population of squatter settlement in Karachi has been reported to be using at least one product of chewable tobacco every day.18
BioGaia's chewable tablets are sold in 44 countries, in 23 of which under the company's own trade mark.
'They were found selling loose cigarettes to minors and banned products such as chewable tobacco products.'
But, because omega-3, among other factors, is important for brain development and improving concentration, and Concordix offers a new and easier way to get children to take omega-3, we found the concept to be very interesting." Concordix's patent-pending technology is an innovative omega-3 dietary system that offers consumers a great-tasting omega-3 supplement in a chewable, blister-protected dosage form, offering a higher payload than many softgels.
Testing has confirmed that all other lots of Iverhart Plus Flavored Chewable Tablets remain potent.
EN typically recommends opting for liquid or chewable multis if you have trouble swallowing pills.
The new strawberry-flavored chewable tablet can be taken by 5-year-old infants to adults.
I have trouble swallowing big pills (calcium, for example), and have read advice to buy chewable versions.
The public health implications of these findings may be substantial, since aspartame is used in about 6,000 products, and more than 200 million people regularly consume aspartame through foods, beverages, drugs (such as chewable vitamins), and hygiene products (such as toothpaste).