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Fat Substitutes in Low-Calorie Diet

Fat substitutes are food additives used to replace fat in low calorie foods that give foods the same characteristics (appearance, taste, stability, texture, etc.) they would have if prepared with fat. They not only contain fewer calories than fat but they are also lower in saturated fat and cholesterol. Dietary fat is not only a source of energy, it also provides flavour, volume and texture to foods. Fat substitutes are designed to mimic the positive […]