American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A water-soluble paste made from the seeds of the guar plant and used as a thickener and stabilizer in foods and pharmaceuticals.
- n. a gum from seeds of the guar plant; used to thicken foods and as sizing for paper and cloth
“In this study, researchers from the Department of Nutrition at the University of Alabama studied the relationship of hydrolyzed guar gum supplementation a type of fiber and the cholecystokinin response over five weeks in twenty-five obese but otherwise healthy women.”
“They were given a reduced-calorie diet, and either a 20-gram fiber supplement guar gum or a placebo with their meals.”
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“It seems as though the only weight you could lose is what you lose while you are recovering from surgery after having a watermelon-sized ball of guar gum removed from your colon.”
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Recent discussions on luncheon led me on an interesting and somewhat disturbing journey through food processing journals.
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It's in the ingredient list of your food, but neither a google search nor your imagination can find an explanation why it's considered legal in your country.
Looking for tweets for guar gum.