Xanthan gum works as a binder in vegan and gluten-free baking.
GOOD FOR THE GUT
and for your immune system.
INCREASES FULLNESS FOR HOURS
slows digestion and increases satiety.
LOWERS BLOOD SUGAR
improves blood sugar control for diabetics
Several studies have found that xanthan gum can lower blood sugar, by slowing digestion and decreasing blood sugar spikes after eating.1
Several studies have found that xanthan gum can lower blood sugar by slowing digestion, decreasing blood sugar spikes after eating. 4
Xanthan Gum is a plant-based thickening and stabilizing agent.
It is named for the beneficial bacteria, Xanthomonas campestris it is created from.
Xanthan gum is a soluble fiber that slows digestion. Because your body is unable to digest fibers like xanthan gum, it does not provide any calories.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers xanthan gum safe for consumption as a food additive. It's a common ingredient in gluten-free products and may have health benefits, like lowering cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Xantham gum can improve the texture, consistency, flavor, as well as prevent foods from separating. It is used frequently in gluten-free cooking since it can provide the elasticity and fluffiness that gluten gives traditional foods.
Xanthan gum is created from vegetable sources when sugar is fermented by a bacteria called Xanthomonas campestris, which is where is gets it's name. It is then dried and turned into a powder.
See what we make with Xanthan Gum.