Chitosan 300mg, 90 Capsules
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As a Weight Loss Aid Derived from Chitin, it is a natural product found in the exoskeleton of shrimp and crabs. When Chitin is deactetylated it produces Chitosan, which is composed of deactetylated and acetylated non-digestible glucosamine polymers. It is considered a functional fiber.
Many studies have been conducted on the benefits of Chitosan. One of which focused on the levels of cholesterol in diabetic subjects. Chitosan when consumed with food was found to have lowering effect on the bad LDL cholesterol while increasing the mean levels of HDL or good cholesterols.
Chitin is attracted to lipids and has the significant ability to act as a sponge and bind with fat. Chitosan is one of the most successful weight management aids.
Helps in the maintenance of cholesterol
Chitosan is may help with weight loss because it binds to lipids in the gastrointestinal tract, decreasing the absorption of the lipids (or fats).