guar guar

Definition(s):

  • (n) drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material

Usage(s):

  1. His cooking shelves look like a pharmacy, filled with bottles of powder: guar gum, calcium lactate, sodium alginate.
  2. FDA approves the continued use of such lump-preventing stabilizers as gelatin, locust-bean gum, sodium alginate, guar-seed gum and extract of Irish peat moss.
  3. For example, there a lot of ingredients used in commercial ice cream like guar gum, or carrageenin, or locust bean gum that are not bad ingredients.

News

  • Report: Mavericks sign second-round pick Ledo to guaranteed deal

    A number of second round picks from the last draft are going to get contracts, but the vast majority of those are make good deals — none (or very little) of the contract is guaranteed. You have to make the roster to get paid. Ricky Ledo of the Dallas Mavericks is the exception. He has…
    on July 25, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk

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Quotes

  • (Pollan writes in "In Defense of Food": "Fats in things like sour cream and yogurt could now be replaced with hydrogenated oils or guar gum or carrageenan. ...... As long as the new fake foods were engineered to be nutritionally equivalent to...
    on Jan 27, 2008 By: Michael Pollan Source: Newsday

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