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Is modified cellulose vegan?

Modified cellulose is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is modified cellulose?

Modified cellulose is a food ingredient derived from plant-based materials, such as wood pulp or cotton. It is commonly used in processed foods as a thickener, stabilizer, or emulsifier due to its ability to absorb water and create a gel-like texture. Modified cellulose can also act as a fat replacer in low-fat products, providing a creamy mouthfeel without the added calories. Despite being derived from natural sources, some people may experience digestive discomfort when consuming large amounts of modified cellulose. Overall, it is considered a safe and versatile ingredient commonly found in a variety of processed foods.

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