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Mono- and diglycerides

I have been trying to find out how healthy such products like Promise Ultra
Fat Free are.  The ingredients state it is composed of mono- and
diglycerides.  I looked that up on the web and got the idea it is related to
Olestra.  I also got the idea that such non-fat "fats" have giant molecules
and therefore are not absorbed by the intestine.  But have read no research
report that talks about the health aspects of such substances.  Can they
block the absorbtion of other good fats, like Omega 3?  Can they create an
imbalance?  Are mono- and diglyerides just a way of getting around the FDA
regulations for listing what is fat?  Any articles, URLs, opinions would be

Jim Horsley
Moorhead, MN