Guar gum is a dietary fiber obtained from the endosperm of the Indian cluster bean. The endosperm can account for more than 40% of the seed weight and is separated and ground to form commercial guar gum. Guar gum has been used for centuries as a thickening agent for foods.
Diarrhea. Adding guar gum to the tube feeding formula given to critical care patients may shorten episodes of diarrhea.
High cholesterol. Taking guar gum seems to lower cholesterol levels in people with high cholesterol.
Diabetes. Taking guar gum with meals seems to lower blood sugar after meals in people with diabetes.
Eases Constipation and Eases irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
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