Guar Gum

 
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What is it?

So what exactly is this stuff? Just a bean. Tara gum is the powdered form of the legume from a common shrub, originally found in Peru. 

 

soluble fiber

Tara gum is a soluble fiber. Soluble fiber may lower blood cholesterol by reducing cholesterol absorption from your small intestine. Soluble fiber also slows the rate of starch digestion & glucose absorption following a meal, helping to regulate blood sugar levels & blood pressure.

 
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Prebiotics

Prebiotics are the fertilizers for our good bacteria.  These good bacteria have wide spread benefits to many essential bodily functions as well as to overall health. In fact, 70% of serotonin, which influences our mood, resides in the gut. The non-digestible carbohydrates present in guar gum nourish the beneficial bacteria residing in the gut.