Archive for March 24th, 2015


Is Microcrystalline Cellulose Really “Wood Pulp”?

Every now and then, the rumor that “wood pulp” is used in food becomes popular on the Internet and in the news media. When people refer to “wood pulp” in this way, what they are actually talking about is microcrystalline cellulose, which can actually have positive health benefits.Microcrystalline cellulose is, indeed, a refined wood pulp. However, it’s important to understand that is not industrial waste from a lumber operation or anything that alarmists might claim. In fact, microcrystalline cellulose has…

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