Functional ingredients are used in manufactured foods to provide other benefits in addition to nutrition or product quality. This fact sheet discusses Olestra, also known as Olean. It covers FDA-approved uses, possible benefits and side effects, rules for use in foods, points to consider about the ingredient, and a questionnaire to help you determine whether products containing it are right for you.
Functional Ingredients: Fat Replacers: Olestra
Title Functional Ingredients: Fat Replacers: Olestra
Publication Code UK058
Number of Pages 2