(CMC)Application of carboxymethylcellulose in food health care

Its sodium salt (Na-CMC) is widely use in an organic chemical raw material in medicine. Food, makeup, detergent, toothpaste, textile, paper, printing, ceramics, building materials and agriculture. In drugs, food is use as additives, can be used as a thickener, adhesive, stabilizer, preservatives, preservatives, etc. Can maintain, promote, or enhance the nutritional content of the food. Or delay the spoilage of food, so that food has a more nutritious, more health care effect.

Recent developments in for food use. can be use as a food additive. Mainly because pure is either oral or in contact with the skin, and is considere non-toxic. The special committee of the FAO and the WHO has also confirmed the safety of the . Daily intake (ADI) is 0-30 mg / kg.

CMC is add to food, which has no nutritional or health care value except for the above role of improving some quality of food. And eat down in the stomach, so that people have a sense of fullness. And will not be absorbe by the large and small intestine. Therefore, in the 1970s, France and Japan have use to invent the then popular so-calle low-calorie food (also known as diet food). Which is to use it to make people feel full in the stomach, thus reducing the intake of food. If it is indeed obese because of eating too much, but not healthy. Then the is indeed likely to lose weight and improve its health. is also widely use in fruit juice drinks, in processing. The so-called “clear turbidity” in fruit juice drinks, which uses CMC as a thickener, stabilizer to prepare, can avoid a large amount of water such as subtle pulp and fiber in fruit juice.


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