Ingredient Database:
powdered cellulose


Best available AAFCO definition: "Powdered Cellulose" is purified, mechanically disintegrated cellulose prepared by processing alpha cellulose obtained as a pulp from fibrous plant materials.

Simple Definition: Cellulose obtained from fibrous plant material, ground to a powder. Cellulose is a complex carbohydrate found in all plant cell walls.




Our Comments:

NO mammals are technically capable of digesting cellulose, so it is typically treated as a "dietary fiber" or "filler"

Categories this ingredient falls under:

Fiber: This is a source of fiber, which produces firmer stools but has no other use for ferrets. Excessive fiber may be harmful.





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