Some sugar-free gummy bears are laxatives No really video

15 Nov 2022

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2022 — Sugar-free gummies are delicious, low on calories and … technically laxatives? After some Amazon reviews of a major brand’s sugar-free gummy bears went viral for all the wrong reasons, the product was discontinued entirely. Reactions producer Andrew dives into the science to figure out how he can make delicious, sugar-free gummies without the uncomfortable side effects.


Reactions is a video series produced by the American Chemical Society and PBS Digital Studios. Subscribe to Reactions at and follow us on Twitter @ACSReactions.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. ACS’ mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. The Society is a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related information and research through its multiple research solutions, peer-reviewed journals, scientific conferences, eBooks and weekly news periodical Chemical & Engineering News. ACS journals are among the most cited, most trusted and most read within the scientific literature; however, ACS itself does not conduct chemical research. As a specialist in scientific information solutions (including SciFinder® and STN®), its CAS division powers global research, discovery and innovation. ACS’ main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

news More

Contact Now
Have a question or feedback, let us know!

Please enter the string as shown above: