Now Foods, Real Food, Guar Gum, 8 oz (227 g)
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|Combo Discount:||- $4.00|
- 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.
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Posted by 4878965627182836896 on Aug 17, 2016
Use it for my homemade conditioner
Posted by aveissa on Aug 01, 2016
I use this as a thickener for my homemade conditioner, very little of it made a big bottle of conditioner that feels gel-like and great for spreading the oils in the conditioner. I have yet to use it in food.
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.