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fat blocking pepsi

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http://www.newser.com/story/157449/pepsis-latest-fat-blocking-soda.html

The "Pepsi Special," which goes on sale tomorrow, contains dextrin—a fiber that supposedly helps to reduce fat levels.
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If dextrine truly blocks fat absorption, why hasn't anyone put this into pill form so people can take one before every meal?
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Originally Posted by Satorialist View Post

If dextrine truly blocks fat absorption, why hasn't anyone put this into pill form so people can take one before every meal?

Dextrin is just a type of fiber. You can by dextrin supplements in drug stores.

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It is a marketing scam. You may find this interesting:

 

http://www.dietdoctor.com/fat-blocking-pepsi-and-other-silliness

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