Xanthan gum is a popular food additive that’s commonly added to foods as a thickening agent: It is added to toothpaste and some other products to keep them uniformly thick a thickener or stabilizer in blood sugar.
It’s created when sugar is fermented by a type of bacteria. In manufacturing, xanthan gum is used as a thickening and stabilizing agent in foods, toothpaste, and medicines. It thicken foods and other products preventing the ingredients from separating. Also used in the cosmetic and oils industry as an industrial chemical.
It also has potential health benefits for people who may be experiencing chronic dry mouth it may act as a substitute for saliva that’s why variety of toothpastes have xantham gum. Also for people with constipation its may act as a laxative and swells in the digestive tract, helping the intestines to remain moist and supporting gastrointestinal function.
Its also used in Gluten-free products which rely on substitutes that can make them resemble the texture, crumb, and flexibility of gluten-containing bread. Xanthan gum thickens food and binds moisture, potentially improving the properties of gluten-free baked goods.
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