Daily Archives: October 18, 2013

What Is Guar Gum and Can This Common Food Additive Cause Digestive Problems for Children?

by Karen Ranzi, M.A. What Is Guar Gum? Guar gum is a fiber from the seed of the guar plant. It is used as a laxative. It has been used in treating diarrhea, constipation, and in reducing cholesterol. It has also been used to achieve weight loss because it expands in the intestine, giving a …

Read more