Diet Myths Debunked: Can Chewing Help You Lose Weight? by Toby Amidor in Diets & Weight Loss, September 23, 2011 24355Comments (904)http%3A%2F%2Fblog.foodnetwork.com%2Fhealthyeats%2F2011%2F09%2F23%2Fdiet-myths-debunked-can-chewing-help-you-lose-weight%2FDiet+Myths+Debunked%3A+Can+Chewing+Help+You+Lose+Weight%3F2011-09-23+16%3A00%3A05Toby+Amidorhttp%3A%2F%2Fblog.foodnetwork.com%2Fhealthyeats%2F%3Fp%3D24355 One tactic some dieters use to shed pounds is chewing. They chomp each bite as many as 50 times before swallowing. Is chewing a legitimate was to shed pounds? We’ll delve into this long time dieting strategy.