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Guar and Xanthan Gum- any nutritional value

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Guar and Xanthan Gum- any nutritional value

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forzagto | | Jul 3, 2007 01:19 PM

I see Gaur Gum and Xanthan Gun in so many product ingredients and have been using it in some of my own cooking as a thickening agent. I try and be a very healthy eater overall- a lot of fruits/veggies, good fats and only whole grain complex carbs (no HFCS, trans fats and simple sugars) Is there any nutritional value to Guar Gum and Xanthan Gum, are there any negatives to them from a nutritional standpoint and/or are there any more nutritional alternatives?

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