Have you been using psyllium husk? Try this one - acacia gum fiber is the perfect binder for keto cooking with great texture and solubility, PLUS, IT IS ALREADY IN POWDER.
Acacia fiber is a type of soluble fiber harvested from the sap of the Acacia tree, which is native to parts of Africa, Pakistan, and India. Soluble fiber, as part of the diet, can help to encourage intestinal regularity. It also acts as a prebiotic that supports the vitality of the microorganisms that help maintain a healthy GI environment. Acacia Powder is well tolerated and can be used daily.
Caution: For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Mix 1 level tablespoon per day into at least 1 cup of water or juice. Due to fiber content, be sure to drink plenty of additional fluids throughout the day. For those sensitive to fiber, start with 1 teaspoon daily, and gradually increase to 1 tablespoon.
Gum Arabic in baking
Add gum Arabic powder to the dry ingredients when baking sponge cakes, add 2 teaspoons of gum arabic to a 6 egg recipe. It will help the cake to rise and will add natural soluble fibre to your cake.
Gum Arabic glue /glaze
Mix acacia gum fiber powder with warm water (10ml/2tsp of Gum Arabic with 60ml/2fl oz of water) to create an edible glue for sticking sugar pieces together. It can also be used as varnish for marzipan or sweetener paste. One layer of acacia gum fiber powder will give a slight sheen and subsequent layers will build up to a very high gloss finish, each layer must dry before applying the next layer. acacia gum glue/glaze can be stored in an airtight jar in a refrigerator for a few months, add a few drops of alcohol to the glaze to help increase its shelf life.
|Serving Size: 1 Level Tablespoon (approx. 6.5 g)|
|Servings Per Container: about 38|
|Amount Per Serving||%Daily Value|
|Total Carbohydrate||6 g||2%*|
|Dietary Fiber||6 g||24%*|
|Soluble Fiber||6 g||†|
|Insoluble Fiber||0 g||†|
|Organic Acacia Gum Powder||6.5 g||†|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
†Daily Value not established.