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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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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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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 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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Has anyone had a child have a reaction to ranch salad dressing?

Look at contents:: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ranch_dressing certainly possible to have a reaction to any of t he ingredients. ...Read more

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What is benefit of homemade vs storebought salad dressing?

Big time: Home made pure without preservatives and can add any condiments for different taste healthier can add pure giger and garlic and organic vinegar. ...Read more

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What kind of salad dressings can I have while pregnant? Am I better off making my own salad dressings and what ingredients should I use?

What kind of  salad dressings can I have while pregnant? Am I better off making my own salad dressings and what ingredients should I use?

Oil and vinegar: You can really eat any type of salad dressing but it is best to avoid those with lots of sugar while you are pregnant. Oil and balsamic vinegar with some herbs is a good one that you can make at home. ...Read more

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