What happened to Fat Free Pringles?
Sadly, Kellogg discontinued this product as well as the other fat free Pringles called the Original Flavor fat free and instead came up with a new line of Reduced Fat Pringles with various flavors. I will not buy them because they don’t have Olestra (Olean) fat.
Do Pringles still contain olestra?
Olestra (also known by its brand name Olean) is a fat substitute that adds no calories to products. As of 2014, there are two popular brands using olestra in their potato chips: Lay’s and Pringles. Use of Olestra in Olestra is used as a fat substitute primarily in fried snack foods like chips.
What is the potato chips that make you poop?
In 1998, Frito-Lay introduced WOW Chips, fat-free chips made with olestra–whose molecules acted like a laxative when people ate too much.
Does lays still make fat free chips?
Lay’s brand Light Original Potato Chips deliver the irresistible great taste and satisfaction you expect from Lay’s brand but with no fat and half the calories of regular potato chips! How do we do it? We make Lay’s brand Light Potato Chips with Olean brand fat free cooking oil (also known as olestra).
What chips have no olestra?
“Olestra is very commonly known to cause abdominal cramping and loose stools, usually called anal leakage,” she explains. Many products containing olestra have been discontinued, like Lay’s Wow potato chips, Lay’s Light potato chips, and fat-free Pringles.
Are there any fat free chips?
— As Frito-Lay begins a national rollout of its no-fat Wow! potato chips, Wegmans Food Markets here has debuted its own fat-free salty snack — What a Chip! The private-label potato chips are neither baked nor do they contain a fat-free substitute.
What happened to wow chips?
Formerly known as WOW! chips, the rebranded products are now called Lays’s Light, Ruffles Light, Doritos Light, and Tostitos Light. CSPI says the move increases the odds that unwitting consumers will experience the cramps, diarrhea, bleeding, stained underwear, or incontinence associated with olestra.
Are Pringles harmful?
Nancy Copperman, director of public health initiatives at North Shore – LIJ Health System in Great Neck, N.Y., says that both potato chips and Pringles aren’t exactly healthy, but Pringles contain 2.5 times more saturated fat per serving, a worse type of fat.