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Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz NOW Foods Guar Gum Powder is a thickening agent derived from guar beans that has enjoyed much use in various baking applications. NOW Foods Guar Gum Powder is primarily used in hypoallergenic recipes that use different types of whole grain flours. Because the consistency of these flours allows the escape of gas released by leavening, guar gum is needed to improve the thickness of these flours, allowing them to rise as normal flour would. NOW Foods Guar Gum Powder works by thickening the dough to the proper consistency to prevent the escape of gas released by leavening. NOW Foods Guar Gum Powder is especially useful as a binder in gluten-free baking. Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz 100% Pure Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz "Thickening" Powder Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz What is Guar Gum? Guar (Cyamopsis tetragonolobus) is a leguminous plant that grows in semi-arid regions of the world such as India and Pakistan. It bears many bean-like pods, each of which contains six to nine small, rounded seeds. The guar seed is typically made up of 40% to 46% germ, 38% to 45% endosperm, and 14% to 16% husk. The gum is obtained from the ground endosperm. Chemically, guar gum is a galactomannan polymer containing the sugars mannose and galactose. It emulsifies but does not form a gel as do similar products, such as locust bean gum.
How is NOW Guar Gum prepared? Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz NOW Guar Gum is prepared by removing the husk and germ portions before extracting the gum from the endosperm, to yield the pure product.
Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz What is Guar Gum used for? This product is used as a baking aid for recipes that use gluten-free flours. Gluten is needed to impart elasticity to most doughs so they hold in the gases formed by yeast fermentation or baking powder, causing the dough to rise. Guar and xanthan gums act as substitutes for the missing gluten in gluten-free recipes. If you want to use this powder as a water soluble fiber, consider adding 1/2 teaspoon to 12-16 oz. of filtered water and drink immediately.
Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz NOW's Mission Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz The NOW mission is - To provide value in products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives. NOW Foods is an award-winning and highly respected manufacturer of vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements and natural foods.
In 1948, with the natural food and supplement industry in its infancy, entrepreneur Paul Richard paid $900 for the purchase of Fearn Soya Foods—a Chicago based manufacturer of grain and legume-based products. This began a six-decade legacy of providing health-seeking consumers with high-quality, affordable nutrition products.
Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz History of NOW In 1968, NOW Foods was founded under the belief that good health was not a luxury available only to the wealthy. For the past forty years, NOW has made it their life's work to offer health food and nutritional supplements of the highest quality, at prices that are fair and affordable to all those who seek them. Today, NOW Foods is one of the top-selling brands in health foods stores, an award-winning manufacturer, a respected advocate of the natural product industry, and a leader in the fields of nutritional science and methods development. And while NOW has grown considerably over the past four decades, one thing has never changed – NOW's commitment to providing products and services that empower people to lead healthier lives.
Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz NOW Commitments Customer Focused and Information Driven - NOW believes that their products, services, and the decisions they make should be primarily influenced by the desires and needs of NOW customers. The decisions that NOW makes should be based:" ":ndeavors to produce the highest quality products at competitive prices. NOW's first priority is to maintain quality where it counts the most – in the products. NOW's exceptional cost-conscious team of employees then focuses their energies on driving costs down. Nurturing this competency of value drives NOW's ability to provide high quality products at the very best prices. Natural is Better - NOW is convinced that natural products are better than their synthetic counterparts and produce better results in human health. Therefore, wherever possible, NOW strives to provide products that contain natural ingredients because they are better for their customers. Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz NOW Science NOW's experienced professional and technical staff formulates their products to be of the highest quality. NOW has a group of biochemists, chemists, nutritionists, and food technologists who review current science and nutritional parameters, and formulate our products to be effective for the intended use. NOW's structure/function claims are based on science for active ingredients, and on nutritional science for nutritional content. Serving sizes are based on doses from clinical studies and other published data. NOW's contemporary formulas are designed to meet the health and wellness needs of today’s consumers. NOW uses ingredients that have been tested for effectiveness in clinical trials and laboratory studies. The heart of NOW science is third party independent research. NOW investigates and review clinical studies and other lab studies conducted on their ingredients and their formulas. Best science is used to support best formulations which lead to best quality. NOW products are constantly being tested in clinical trials conducted at top universities and research centers around the country and in various parts of the world. NOW products are being tested to determine such things as effectiveness for joint support, quality of life for cancer patients, cardiovascular support, and athletic endurance. Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz Effective products mean health and wellness benefits, which mean quality.
Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz GMP Quality Assured NOW’s GMP certification covers standard operating procedures, employee training, product specifications, expiration dating, vendor certifications and much more. Standard operating procedures include sampling and testing incoming materials according to NOW Foods specifications, inspecting manufacturing processes, and testing finished products to specifications. Now Foods Guar Gum Powder 8 oz Tests include organoleptic evaluation (human senses such as sight, taste, smell), physical testing of tablets and capsules, chemical identity of ingredients, potency and contamination testing by the company’s in-house state-of-the-art analytical testing lab, as well as microbiological testing by NOW Foods’ in-house rapid analysis microbiological lab.
VitaDigest Supplement Facts
|Serving Size: 1/2 Teaspoon (1.4 g)|
|Servings Per Container: 162|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Calories from Fat||0|
Not a significant source of saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, sodium, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium or iron.
|2,000 Calories||2,500 Calories|
|Total Fat||Less than||65 g||80 g|
|Sat. Fat||Less than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than||2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Total Carbohydrate||300 g||375 g|
|Dietary Fiber||25 g||30 g|
|Calories per gram:||Fat 9||Carbohydrate 4||Protein 4|
About Now Foods
The Now Mission Is - To Provide Value In Products And Services That Empower People To Lead Healthier Lives. Now Foods Is An Award-winning And Highly Respected Manufacturer Of Vitamins, Minerals, Dietary Supplements And Natural Foods. in 1948, With The Natural Food And Supplement Industry In Its Infancy, Entrepreneur Paul Richard Paid $900 For The Purchase Of Fearn Soya Foods-a Chicago Based Manufacturer Of Grain And Legume-based Products. This Began A Six-decade Legacy Of Providing Health-seeking Consumers With High-quality, Affordable Nutrition Products.
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