Functional ingredients are used in manufactured foods to provide other benefits in addition to nutrition or product quality. This fact sheet discusses plant sterols such as those found in Benecol, Taking Control, and Phytrol. It covers FDA-approved uses, possible benefits and side effects, rules for use in foods, points to consider about plant sterols, and a questionnaire to help you determine whether products containing them are right for you.
Functional Ingredients: Fat Replacers: Salatrim
Title Functional Ingredients: Fat Replacers: Salatrim
Publication Code UK060
Number of Pages 2