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“Oh Lawd”: Muhammad Ali’s Daughter Laila Ali Shares Concerning Post With Her 1.1 Million Followers

Published 04/18/2023, 3:27 PM EDT

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Laila Ali, daughter of the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, is known not only for her impressive boxing career but also for her outspokenness on myriad topics that might concern the public. The former female middleweight champion has spoken up about a range of issues from the dangers of processed foods to the importance of mental health. Now she has shared another concerning post about the dangers of a seemingly normal habit.

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Her social media posts often highlight problems  that may not receive as much attention in mainstream media but are nevertheless important for people to be aware of. Ali recently shared a concerning post with her 1.1 million followers on Instagram about the dangers of chewing gum.

Laila Ali shares a concerning post about the dangers of chewing gum


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The post which was originally uploaded by Dr. Joseph Mercola revealed that plastic in chewing gums contributes to plummeting sperm levels. Moreover, it also detailed the other health effects the plastic found in these gums could have on the human body. Ali shared the post on her instagram story and was sad that even chewing gum is not safe. “Oh Lawd, not gum too!” she wrote.

This latest post on the dangers of chewing gum is particularly concerning because it highlights a problem that many people may not be aware of. Most chewing gum contains plastic, which can be harmful to both human health and the environment.


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When we chew gum, the plastic in it can release toxins into our bodies and contribute to a range of health problems, including decreased sperm levels in men.

Laila Ali shares an enlightening post with fans about growing your own food

Last month, Laila shared a video on her Instagram story about a woman teaching to grow home-grown green onions.  Through the post, Muhammad Ali’s daughter wanted to encourage the practice of growing your own food and learning to be self-sufficient.


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She captioned her Instagram Story, “Start growing food…

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Laila, who is a big advocate of healthy living, has previously spoken about the ill effects of processed food. Therefore, homegrown food can certainly be a way to control the harmful ingredients that might go in your meal.


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Written by:

Sahil Sood


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Sahil Sood is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports, who specializes in covering live events and core sports. Sahil holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and has authored over 1300 articles at EssentiallySports. His coverage of Sylvester Stallone's training with Earnie Shavers was widely praised for its depth and insight.
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