What is olestra?

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P.V.ABHIGNA's picture

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OLESTRA is a synthetic lipid that is produced by esterification of natural fatty acids with sucrose.It tastes like a natural lipid but is not hydrolysed and hence excreted. REF:BIOCHEMISTRY-Dr.U.Satyanarayana and Dr.U.Chakrapani.3rd EDITION .Page-178

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Uma Pratyusha's picture

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Hi Pratibha, Olestra is a synthetic lipid produced by esterification of natural fatty acids with sucrose. ref: BIOCHEMISTRY by U.Satyanarayana.3rd EDITION .Page-178

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Uma Prathyusha

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