Xanthan Gum is a common food additive for various products. From sauces and dressings to ice cream and all kind of gluten-free products. It acts mainly as a thickening agent.
It is a great way to thicken and stabilise plant based sauces, soups and non-dairy ice creams.
Possible benefits of Xnathan Gum
- Since Xanthan Gum is a form of soluble fiber, it can help make you feel fuller after eating. This may help you if you're trying to lose weight or maintain weight loss.
- Xanthan Gum can help to lower blood sugar and cholesterol.
- Xanthan Gum can be used as medical treatment, as it can act as a saliva substitute in people with dry mouth (Sjogren's syndrome).