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Spit Isn't Gross; It's Critical

Spit Isn't Gross; It's Critical

When you think of spit you probably think "gross," "disgusting," "ew," etc. (Sure, using the word "spit" in place of saliva doesn't help.) Saliva gets a really bad rap, but in reality, it's hugely important. Try eating a dry food without any saliva or liquid in your mouth and you'll start to understand. Watch the videos below for the whole saliva story.

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Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Spit

Try to imagine eating anything without spit.

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5 Amazing Uses For Spit

Never thought you'd read "amazing" and "spit" in the same sentence?

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How Does Saliva Work?

It's involved in a lot more than you think.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Saliva is necessary to multiple bodily functions. 00:23

  2. Small bumps in our inner lips are actually saliva ducts. 01:24

  3. Saliva contains all of our genetic information. 02:20

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