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What’s so special about Mastic Gum?

Dr. Sharif Sharifi

What’s so special about Mastic Gum?
Mastic usually refers to resin harvested from trees in the Pistacia genus. Pistacia resin has special naturally occurring antimicrobial properties that have been shown to treat Helicobacter Pylori. 

A Short History of Chewing Gum

Dr. Sharif Sharifi

A Short History of Chewing Gum
For thousands of years, humans all over the world have chewed natural gums. 6,000-year-old chewing gum made from birch bark (that still had tooth imprints!) was been found Finland. Mastiche has been chewed in Greece since ancient times. The ancient Mayans chewed Sapodilla tree sap. Spruce tree sap was first chewed by people indigenous to North America. 

Smile for Xylitol!

Dr. Sharif Sharifi

Smile for Xylitol!
Natural sweeteners like xylitol are great for providing the same sweet taste as sugar, without the calories and while keeping blood sugar levels stable. But with all the chemical-sounding names it can be hard to tell the different artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes apart. So here’s the low down on why Australian Food and Pharmaceutical Industries chose xylitol for our chewing gum.

Chewing gum you can swallow?

Dr. Sharif Sharifi

Chewing gum you can swallow?
We all know those little black discs of spent chewing gum covering our streets make our cities and towns look grubby. And it’s even worse when someone else’s freshly spat out ball of bright green or pink chewy gets stuck to our shoes, clothes or bags! But what should we do? Australian Food and Pharmaceutical Industries have a solution. Plant-based, biodegradable gum that's safe for you to swallow. 

More Mulberry

Dr. Sharif Sharifi

More Mulberry
Mulberry fruit is extremely nutritious. They're high in iron, fibre, and vitamin C, and are a rich source of antioxidants. Although mulberry trees typically fruit prolifically, in the warm Australian climate they ripen quickly and have a short season. With AFPI's Mulberry Fruit Extract Capsules you can enjoy the benefits of mulberry fruit year-round.
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