Now Foods, Real Food, Guar Gum, 8 oz (227 g)
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- 100% Pure Powder
- Natural Thickener
- A Gluten-Free Food
- Your Recipe's Secret Ingredient
- Vegetarian/Vegan Product
Derived from the little-known guar bean, Guar Gum is a natural thickening agent used extensively in the commercial food industry. At the consumer level it's most commonly used when baking with whole grain flours that typically don't rise due to their lack of gluten.
NOW Real Food Guar Gum improves the thickness of whole grain and gluten-free flours, allowing them to rise and take on the light, fluffy consistency of more common baked goods. It's also an excellent addition to sauces and salad dressings.
Because you are what you eat, NOW Real Food has been committed to providing delicious, healthy, natural and organic foods since 1968. We're independent, family owned, and proud of it. Keep it natural. Keep it real.
Pure guar gum.
|Serving Size: 1/2 tsp (1.4 g)|
|Servings Per Container: about 162|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||0|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||1 g||<1%|
|Dietary Fiber||1 g||4%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
No complaints! Used it in allergen-free (gluten-free) recipes with great results. My daughter is allergic to corn so we used this instead of xanthan gum (which is a derivative of corn).
It does its job but it tastes quite awful if you use it a lot. I only use it in protein smoothie which has quite blend taste. I heard that if you use xanthan gum and guar gum together the thickening effect is greater so that was what I did at the first time. But it had funny after taste so after some experiment I found out that guar gum was the reason. Since then I've been using just xanthan gum. I am not sure how it is going to taste like in baked goods but if you are planning to use it in smoothie I recommend xanthan gum instead.
great product by Now
Posted by 5715744709560861053 on May 30, 2016
am using it for many porposes
Good Thickening Agent
Posted by SugarBunnyEm on Jan 28, 2016
Used to thicken smoothies.
Straight up guar gum
Posted by 4817995118138883117 on Oct 05, 2015
Not much to say here, this is just good pure guar gum. I use it as a thickener and it serves the purpose well.
Posted by 5639315849148301477 on Nov 29, 2014
for the non-grain galletes and pan-cakes to stay firm, made of grain-like :)