The size of the molecule makes it impossible for the body to break it down —
similar ... As research has shown time and again, the digestive changes
associated with ... gastrointestinal complaints, it doesn't appear to be from the
olestra chips.” ...
Mar 24, 2014 ... It just passes through from one end of the digestive tract to the other. ... olestra
might well be viewed as an astonishing waste of human, land, food, ... Though it
doesn't specifically mention olestra, it seems remarkably apropos:.
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,"
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
Some of the problems with Olestra is that it doesn't allow your body to digest fat-
soluble vitaminees, beta carotene. Since that discovery the FDA has forced all ...
So when you eat olestra, your body doesn't absorb either fat or calories from it.
And unlike other fat substitutes, it can withstand the high temperatures needed for
May 1, 2014 ... "The day P&G brings out Olestra it will be in potato chips, cookies, french ...
passed right through digestive systems without being absorbed. .... gain by
tricking the body into thinking it doesn't need to metabolize fatty foods.
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.
Aug 2, 2003 ... Olestra, which was developed and marketed by Procter & Gamble ... had been
added because olestra inhibits the body's ability to absorb them.
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.