Processed Foods with Gums Can Cause Digestive Issues

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 11/7/17 1:32 PM

Gums are common additives, with ingredients such as xanthan gum, guar gum and carrageenan acting as thickening, stabilizing and emulsifying agents.

But recently, these gums have been used more extensively in non-diet and diet foods alike. They are especially common in foods marketed to people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity: in short, people who want gluten-free foods.


Topics: digestive issues, Gums

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