Guar gum: a miracle therapy for hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycemia and obesity.

@article{Butt2007GuarGA,
  title={Guar gum: a miracle therapy for hypercholesterolemia, hyperglycemia and obesity.},
  author={Masood Sadiq Butt and Naureen Shahzadi and Mian Kamran Sharif and Muhammad Nasir},
  journal={Critical reviews in food science and nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={
          389-96
        }
}
The number of hypercholesterolemic and hyperglycemic people is increasing rapidly in the world. The prevention against these health problems is related to a complex management of conventional and non-conventional risk factors. The inclusion of dietary fiber in the diet is the right approach to reduce these risks. Cholesterol and glucose lowering effects are most often associated with gelling, mucilaginous, and viscous fibers such as guar gum, an edible thickening agent. It has widespread… CONTINUE READING
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