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Doctor insights on: How To Use Xanthan Gum In Salad Dressings

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Does xanthan gum powder help to curb appetite?

Does xanthan gum powder help to curb appetite?

Maybe: Xanthan gum powder can help make a smoothy smoother and more filling to those who want to eat the kitchen table. Its worth trying. More importantly, eat every 3 hours, small 150-200cal snacks, drink 0.5oz water/pound you weigh, eat low glycemic, eat fibrousy food and high protein food to help curb the appettie. ...Read more

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What is modified food starch, tapioca dextrin, and xanthan gum?

What is modified food starch, tapioca dextrin, and xanthan gum?

Food thickeners: These are thickeners added to food, rather than being nutritious ingredients in themselves. It's an attempt to add fiber. Tapioca dextrin comes from the root of the cassava plant, and is gluten-free. Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide made from certain bacteria. ...Read more

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Hello. What are the ingredients Xanthan Gum and Rebaudioside A? I was wondering if they are safe? It's in a food product. Thanks

Hello. What are the ingredients Xanthan Gum and Rebaudioside A? I was wondering if they are safe? It's in a food product. Thanks

Safe: xanthum gum is a tree sap that increases the viscosity of foods. it is useful in making foams. It is commonly found as a major ingredient in marshmallows among many other foods. The other is a barely artificial sweetener that is a derivative of glucose. It is not far from glucose but is perceived as much sweeter and doesnt interact much with the body. They are FDA studied as safe. ...Read more

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Just ate ice cream that contance propylene Glycol monostearate monoglycerides xanthan gum and other odd ingredients will my unborn be ok :(?

Should : Not have an issue. Look into the foods that you do eat regularly. You may see some surprises unless you follow a healthy diet. Those odd ingredients pop up a lot. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink squash which contains xanthan gum during pregnancy? The list of ingredients on bottle does not specify how much per millilitre.

Is it safe to drink squash which contains xanthan gum during pregnancy? The list of ingredients on bottle does not specify how much per millilitre.

Safe.: Xanthan gum is the product formed when lactose, sucrose or glucose is fermented by a bacteria known as xanthomonas campestris. It has undergone extensive testing and is considere safe. ...Read more

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I am currently pregnant and my husband is worried about me eating (pasteurized) cheese because it contains xanthan gum. Is it safe for me to eat?

I am currently pregnant and my husband is worried about me eating (pasteurized) cheese because it contains xanthan gum. Is it safe for me to eat?

Yes: Pasteurized cheese is safe to eat if stored properly. Xanthan gum is one of those food additives found in so many foods... haven't heard of it causing birth defects. As long as one is not overdoing her cheese-eating, there should be no worries. Everything in moderation, as always. ...Read more

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Is ceaser salad dressing bad for you?

Is ceaser salad dressing bad for you?

No problem: Only if your allergic to some of the ingredients, or if you've had the salad standing outside of the refrigerator for a prolonged period of time. The mayo may spoil and give you stomach flu. ...Read more

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