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www.reference.com/food/pros-cons-olestra-f3b911928e27991d

Olestra has been shown to help reduce obesity by replacing fat, but has also been condemned for causing gastrointestinal issues and depleting fat-soluble nutrients such as many vitamins. Though...

kripalu.org/resources/pros-and-cons-fats

by Tiffany Cruikshank Fats and cholesterol are important components of life. Fats are responsible for many vital functions in the body. They are especially...

www.thefreelibrary.com/THE+PROS,+CONS+OF+MAN-MADE+FAT.-a083901840

Byline: Steven Pratt Chicago Tribune It's a concept that could be worth a fortune: Make a fat that will allow people to eat all the greasy potato chips and snacks they want without worrying about calories or cholesterol. That's exactly what Procter and Gamble has done with Olestra, its man-made fat awaiting final approval from ...

www3.scienceblog.com/community/older/2002/D/2002473.html

The statement aims to clarify the role of the fat substitutes used in many food products and provides information on the pros and cons of including them in the diet. The fat substitutes ... The statement raises concern about olestra, a fat- derived fat substitute used in savory snack foods, such as potato chips. Olestra reduces the ...

articles.sun-sentinel.com/2003-08-17/health/0308140870_1_olestra-fat-substitute-fattest-people

Aug 17, 2003 ... When warnings were first required on food products containing the fat substitute olestra, manufacturers were disappointed. They maintained that the labels were misleading and alarmed consumers.

www.fitflex.com/fake-fats.html

Calling this oil, which chemists claim is a fake fat, "Olestra," P&G says it is just one of several fat substitutes awaiting approval from the Food and Drug Administration. Chefs and chemists are guarding the precious formula from slick industrial spies at their main office in Cincinnati and working together to perfect Olestra's ...

escholarship.org/content/qt48m731w1/qt48m731w1.pdf

Jan 1, 1998 ... (1,3) into the body? This paper evaluates the pros and cons of olestra as a fat substitute: its effect on the gastrointestinal system, fat and fat-soluble molecule absorption, daily energy intake and fat reduction. Perhaps, with this information, an informed decision can be made regarding its dietary consumption.

www.lvhn.org/wellness_resources/wellness_articles/healthy_eating/pros_and_cons_about_sugar_substitutes

Sugar substitutes are in every grocery store and restaurant. Are they a safer alternative to natural sugar? Here are the facts, along with some pros and cons.

www1.udel.edu/chem/C465/senior/fall98/Olestra2/!INDEX.HTM

Recently, masses of people have become researchers themselves; they've been testing the Olean brand product olestra which Procter and Gamble have used as a fat substitute in some savory snacks. This page is designed to summarize the information you should know about olestra and relate both the Pros and Cons in  ...