Guar Gum

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Made from the ground seeds of the guar bean. A water-soluble fiber, guar gum is recommended for overall intestinal health. It has very little odor, making it a great addition to baked goods. More importantly, guar gum is an excellent stabilizer, providing elasticity and structure to gluten-free baked goods. I prefer it to pungent-smelling xanthum gum, which is used as a stabilizer in many gluten-free products.