Contrary to popular belief, eating food with sawdust – a.k.a. cellulose fiber – isn’t all that bad. In fact, it even makes you healthier and fitter.
Here are some reasons why:
- It makes food taste even better. Often used as food additive, cellulose makes food taste even better in the form of sauces, dressings, or anything creamy like ice cream. Aside from that, think of drinking smoother milkshakes or eating creamier spaghetti. Sounds great, right?
- It makes food last enough. Some types of food only last for a short time, depending on the ingredients being used. Cellulose can make food last enough for you to enjoy more or for others to taste by making it firmer, as well as reduce spoilage by absorbing excess moisture.
- It helps manage your fiber consumption. While fiber is basically healthy, having too much of it can be dangerous. Having cellulose added to food will help you manage your fiber consumption, just enough for your body to fully utilize the essential benefits of fiber.
- It helps with your digestion. Not regularly passing stool can be dangerous. Having fiber like cellulose added in food can help with your digestion, to avoid your waste – which may include excess cholesterol or sugar – from being reabsorbed by your body.
- It helps improve your heart and colon. As mentioned before, having fiber-enriched food like those with added cellulose can prevent your body from reabsorbing waste with excess cholesterol or sugar – further improving the conditions of your heart and colon.
- It helps you lose weight. Aside from improving the conditions of your heart and colon, having cellulose added in food to help your digestion eliminate excess cholesterol or sugar can also pave the way for you to lose weight.
In conclusion – and not to be confused by sawdust particles coming from woodworking projects that one makes with saws and even those seen in great reviews of jigsaws online – cellulose fiber is none other than a healthy type of fiber, which can be found in almost anything we eat including vegetables, fruits, beans, legumes.
Moreover, it can be found in some of our favorite foods such as cheese (mostly on Parmesan cheese and processed cheese), tomato sauce, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, sour cream, breakfast cereals, whole wheat bread, granola bars, bagels, cake mixes, soup mixes, tortillas, raviolis, coffee creamer, and more.
Thus, you don’t need to worry about getting sick from eating foods with sawdust – a.k.a. cellulose fiber anymore!