Edible Guar Gum and Acacia Gum

Both Guar gum and Acacia gum are water-soluble fibers that help in normalizing bowel movement. It also might help decrease the amount of cholesterol and glucose that is absorbed in the stomach and intestines. There is some interest in using guar gum for weight loss because it expands in the intestine, causing a sense of fullness. This may decrease appetite. They are also prebiotics (that can stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria in the intestines.

In POSHAN POORAK, both guar gum and acacia gum also help as a thickening, stabilizing, suspending, and binding agents, and increase its palatability.

Benefits of Ingredients


  • Acacia gum has a naturally sticky texture.
  • Materials with this property are often used to reduce irritation and inflammation.
  • Acacia gum is especially useful in easing stomach or throat discomfort.
  • Acacia gum contains water-soluble dietary fibers that are not only good fiber for your diet but also helpful in keeping your cholesterol under control.
  • A study shows that taking 15 grams of acacia gum in liquid form every day helped manage the concentration of plasma cholesterols in blood.
  • Water-soluble fibers can also help you maintain a healthy weight and is suitable for general cardiovascular health.
  • Studies show that Acacia gum, when taken appropriately, may help with weight management reducing overall body fat.


  • Guar gum is a food additive that thickens and binds food products. It’s high in soluble fiber and low in calories.
  • Studies suggest that guar gum could improve digestive health and decrease blood sugar, blood cholesterol, appetite, and calorie intake.