Wednesday, March 5, 2014

guar gum health benefits

Guar Gum is popular and has a wide range of uses in many industries, the largest market being the food industry.Primarily due to its affordability, high soluble fibre content, its ability to absorb liquids and act as a strong thickening agent in small uantities.In cooking and baking Guar Gum is included as a natural food stabiliser,
thickener and emulsifier.It is used in doughs, pastries, dairy foods,soups, stews, drinks and condiments, safe in gluten-free products and used in ice cream and frozen desserts to retard ice crystal growth. It is a positive addition to dietary fibre intake, for general digestive and colon health and to assist with conditions such as diarrhoea, constipation and chronic bowel conditions. Guar Gum may promote a protective, pain-relieving and healing effect on gastric ulcers, contribute to lowering cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar levels in those with relative conditions and also play a positive role in general weight loss and obesity with the promotion of fullness, satiety and appetite suppression. It is also a popular choice in the manufacture of skin creams and gels to thicken and stabilise preparations.Certainly a natural and affordable plant based alternative to consider for use, 
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