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substitute

noun agent, alternate, alternative, delegate, deputy, double, emissary, envoy, factor, lieutenant, pinch hitter, plenipotentiary, proxy, regent, replacement, representation, representative, stand-in, steward, stopgap, substitution, supplanter, surrogate, temporary expedient, trustee, understudy
See also: agent, alienate, alternate, alternative, change, commute, conduit, convert, cover, delegate, deputy, devolve, disjunctive, displace, exchange, false, imitation, intermediary, liaison, plenipotentiary, procurator, provisional, proxy, quid pro quo, replace, replacement, representative, secondary, stopgap, succedaneum, supersede, supplant, surrogate, transform

SUBSTITUTE, contracts. One placed under another to transact business for him; in letters of attorney, power is generally given to the attorney to nominate and appoint a substitute.
     2. Without such power, the authority given to one person cannot in general be delegated to another, because it is a personal trust and confidence, and is not therefore transmissible. The authority is given to him to exercise his judgment and discretion, and it cannot be said that the trust and confidence reposed in him shall be exercised at the discretion of another. 2 Atk. 88; 2 Ves. 645. But an authority may be delegated to another, when the attorney has express power to do so. Bunb. 166; T. Jones, 110. See Story, Ag. Sec. 13, 14. When a man is drawn in the militia, he may in some cases hire a substitute.

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The use of artificial sweeteners and fat substitutes has increased dramatically over the past 30 years, mirroring the increase in obesity in America.
It then dismissed those, however, saying that most "were from individual consumers who identified themselves as members of CSPI and simply stated that fat substitutes must be absolutely safe and urged the agency to reject the 'petition to approve the unsafe fat substitute olestra'" (Food and Drug Administration, 1996, p.
For that reason, the FDA requires that foods containing the fat substitute carry a warning label.
The Top Ten Slogans for the New Fat Substitute included: "We can't tell you exactly how we make it, but we can say this: 10 monkeys go into a room and only nine come out.
It appears to be pretty much the same story with fat substitutes.
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that foods made with fat substitutes do not help with weight loss.
This presumption helps explain CSPI's campaign against olestra, a promising fat substitute that the group helped sink by linking it to stomach cramps, diarrhea, and "anal leakage.
commissioned both studies to meet FDA requirements for post-marketing surveillance of the fat substitute, also known by the brand name Olean.
And they're adding indigestible gums and cellulose derivatives to foods as emulsifiers and fat substitutes.
Also called TrimChoice, Oatrim is proving to be not only a good fat substitute in dariy products but also in baked goods, unlike some of the earlier compounds that did not do well when heated.
Just as NutraSweet helped to popularize many types of light foods calling for sweetness without sugar, marketers are banking on the idea that a healthy fat substitute will do the same thing for products like ice cream, mayonnaise, cheese, and even butter.
In an attempt to match the texture of ice cream, the new frozen desserts use an array of ingredients, from Simplesse (a fat substitute made from proteins of egg whites and milk) and maltodextrin (a starch-based product) to polydextrose (a derivative of cornstarch) and a variety of natural gums (such as guar and cellulose).