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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 Development,; consumeraffairs.com report on Frito-Lay litigation · Center for Science in ...


Jun 29, 2015 ... Formally known as “sucrose polyester,” Olestra is a synthetic fat substitute which is made by altering the chemical components of sugar and oil.


May 27, 2010 ... When it comes to nutrition, what better equation could there be than zero calories , zero grams of cholesterol and zero grams of fat? In January ...


To address these larger concerns, the author reviews the history of olestra's approval; describes P&G's campaign to obtain support from FDA and Congress, ...


Apr 9, 2014 ... Olestra, which was marketed under the brand name Olean, was a dieter's dream when it was marketed in the 1990s, during the low-fat craze.


May 27, 2016 ... Undeterred, P&G spent millions to develop olestra as a fat substitute. .... The olestra story easily fits the narrative of a corporation pushing ...


Aug 20, 2013 ... Considering the checkered history of olestra, many had thought this fat substitute had been consigned to the land of really, really stupid ideas.


Jun 22, 2013 ... It is a known fact that several snacks and drinks commonly available in American grocery stores are unhealthy. However, some common foods ...


Jan 17, 2012 ... In 1998, Frito-Lay introduced WOW Chips, fat-free chips made with olestra– whose molecules acted like a laxative when people ate too much.