Olestra consumption does not predict serum concentrations of carotenoids and fat-soluble vitamins in free-living humans: early results from the sentinel site of the olestra post-marketing surveillance study.

@article{Thornquist2000OlestraCD,
  title={Olestra consumption does not predict serum concentrations of carotenoids and fat-soluble vitamins in free-living humans: early results from the sentinel site of the olestra post-marketing surveillance study.},
  author={Mark Thornquist and Alan Kristal and Ruth E Patterson and Marian L Neuhouser and Cheryl L Rock and Dianne R Neumark-Sztainer and Lawrence J Cheskin},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={130 7},
  pages={1711-8}
}
In 1996, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved olestra, a fat substitute, for use in snack foods. Previous studies had shown that olestra consumption could reduce absorption of carotenoids and fat-soluble vitamins. To determine the association between consumption of olestra-containing snack foods and serum concentrations of carotenoids and fat… CONTINUE READING