Is Gum Arabic Harmful or Helpful? Pros & Cons of This Natural Thickening Agent

Wondering what the ingredient called “gum arabic” that’s found in foods like cake, candies, ice cream and soft drinks really is? Gum arabic is a type of plant-derived fiber.¬†You can think of it as an edible “glue,” natural thickening agent and binder that helps hold ingredients together. Gum arabic’s structure allows it to dissolve in … Continue reading Is Gum Arabic Harmful or Helpful? Pros & Cons of This Natural Thickening Agent