TITLE

Olestra

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1515
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Olestra, the trade name for a synthetic mixture of sucrose and fatty acids that pass through the digestive tract without absorption, is described. The fat replacement has been approved for use in savory snacks. Olestra can interfere with uptake of fat-soluble vitamins, such as A, D, E, and K and may result in loose stools.
ACCESSION #
21238254

 

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