Olestra is a fat substitute that adds no fat, calories, or cholesterol to products. It
has been used .... History of Olestra · Case Study and Chemistry of Olestra
May 27, 2010 ... ... there be than zero calories, zero grams of cholesterol and zero grams of fat? In
January 1996, the FDA approved olestra as a food additive.
Unlike conventional fat substitutes, olestra does not deprive palatability of oil. ...
reduce both calorie and flavor altogether (See"Brief History of Fat Substitutes").
Jun 29, 2015 ... In the 1990s, the dream of a fat-free potato chip became a reality…along with
some very gross side effects.
History of Olestra. 1971 Proctor and Gamble (P&G) obtained the first patent on
olestra; 1975 P&G filed an investigational new drug application with the FDA ...
CSPI Warns Consumers About Frito-Lay “Light” Chips with Olestra. “WOW!”
Chips Have New Name, But Same Old Side Effects, Says CSPI. October 25, 2004
Foods made with olestra include all of Lay's light potato chip products and
Pringles' fat-free potato chips. Olestra, also called by its brand name Olean, was ...
Details on Olestra and its health effects. ... Center for Science in the Public
Interest, A Brief History of Olestra, ,; Center for Science in the Public Interest, The
History. Simplesse is a brand-name fat substitute made by NutraSweet Company
of ... Olestra was used in ice cream, cooking oil, salad dressings, baked goods, ...
Jun 16, 1998 ... OLESTRA'S HISTORY. - 1968: P&G researcher Robert Volpenhein and his
supervisor, Fred Mattson, were studying fat digestion in Miami ...