These extra chains make olestra's molecular structure much different from that of
the typical fat molecule. The reason that your body cannot digest olestra is ...
The size of the molecule makes it impossible for the body to break it down —
similar ... in the incidence or severity of digestive effects between people who ate
olestra ... gastrointestinal complaints, it doesn't appear to be from the olestra
Olestra, a fat substitue that provides zero fat to the human body, was approved ...
has too many fatty acids, the body's enzyme cannot break down the olestra
molecule. ..... PCRM, online, "Olestra Covers Up Problem, but Doesn't Solve It,"
Mar 1, 2001 ... Recent studies suggest that olestra's side effects aren't so bad, and it might even
lead ... There's only one problem: Carrageenan may feel like fat, but it certainly
doesn't taste like it. ... the two components, making it too awkward for digestive
enzymes to grasp. ... The Human Footprint on Mars is Exp...
Mar 28, 2015 ... Anything else probably doesn't belong in this subreddit and will be ..... It was
supposed to prevent your body from digesting up to a third of the ...
Apr 9, 2014 ... Olestra, which was marketed under the brand name Olean, was a ... The
molecule has the same taste and mouthfeel as regular fat, but your intestines can'
t absorb it. ... at least in one way: it could help rid your body of a dangerous toxin.
... 1998 to $200 million in 2000), doesn't actually help you lose weight.
Jul 23, 2010 ... From that day on, I knew chips fried in Olestra weren't all they were ... means that
olestra has no calories (since your body doesn't absorb it).
Aug 2, 2003 ... When the F.D.A. approved olestra in 1996, it required companies to ... K had
been added because olestra inhibits the body's ability to absorb ...
While it tastes like fat, its molecules are too big for the body to digest. So they
leave no ... But it doesn't make the company add back any carotenoids. And that's
Mar 5, 2001 ... Our bodies can't absorb triglycerides, so in the digestive process each of the ...
Frito-Lay's no-fat Wow! chips are made with an Olestra version of cottonseed oil,
.... This doesn't mean we are oblivious of fat levels, of course.