I believe it's because they're sugar alcohols and pass through your body (i.e. they're not absorbed so they can get away with claiming 0 cal).
Originally Posted by jacques chirac
I don't see what is ridiculous by robbing with a sword.A sword in one od the most lethal wepon !!!
It's more easy to kill with a sword than with a gun.
A sword is more frightening than toy-looking gun like glock.
robbing with a sword is a good thing