Microcrystalline cellulose is a term for refined wood pulp.



  • Used as a texturizer, an anti-caking agent, a fat substitute, an emulsifier, an extender, and a bulking agent in food production. The most common form is used in vitamin supplements or tablets.


  • Microcrystalline Cellulose is a connective agent added to prescription drugs, over the counter medications, and dietary supplements. Microcrystalline Cellulose is also known as cellulose.
  • Microcrystalline Cellulose comes in a powder form which then goes through a chemical process to be used as an additive in supplements to benefit the well being of individuals concerned with fitness and their overall health.

Cautions & Interactions

  • Microcrystalline Cellulose is not absorbed into the blood stream or stomach. This makes Microcrystalline Cellulose a fairly safe product. Minimal side effects may still be experienced when taking supplements with Microcrystalline Cellulose. Please consult your doctor if you are taking any other supplements or medicine.


Source: Weight Training, http://www.weighttraining.com/supplements/microcrystalline-cellulose

Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microcrystalline_cellulose





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