Guar Gum

Guar Gum

Guar Gum Questions

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by 1786 · about 8 hours ago

first, how bad are the bean gums in coconut ice creams? second, if i wanted to make my own coconut cream with coconut milk & rice syrup, how would i do that? do i need an ice cream maker, if so which brand?

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Lady_Arwen 0 · November 08, 2011 at 3:39 AM

Already posted on PH: http://paleohacks.com/questions/58805/gums-and-carrageenan#axzz1d55NwCpj http://www.livestrong.com/article/314356-the-harmful-side-effects-of-guar-gum/ (more)

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by 1334 · about 8 hours ago

I have had in the past some GI tract issues (I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, now in remission w/o medication, which I ascribe to gluten-free lifestyle), so I'm trying to avoid things that set it off. but high-fat or fermented dairy... (more)

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Tim_5 0 · August 17, 2011 at 1:16 PM

Yes the evidence is there to avoid them if at all possible. If you have a Trader Joe's near you, they sell their brand of Coconut milk. Trader Joe's Light Coconut milk. Ingredients Water, Coconut Milk. That's it. It is 60% less fat, and they... (more)

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by 10294 · about 8 hours ago

In Belgium it is hard to find coconut milk without some additives. Even the organic brands add guar-gum. Do I need to worry about this? Some info on wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guar_gum), but I don't like the sound of: "Guar gum, also... (more)

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HeleneLohr 0 · May 13, 2011 at 8:06 PM

Guar Gum might work for many, but some people can have pretty severe reactions to it??? My Experience: I've been strict paleo and stayed away from all processed food for the last 6 months. 2 days ago I decided to get myself a little 'treat' and... (more)

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by 0 · October 30, 2014 at 4:59 AM

I have been making a switch from dairy to coconut milk, and because I love yogurt, I tried making some yogurt from coconut milk. However, guar gum tends to bother me, so I was wondering if the fermentation process would also break down the guar... (more)

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