Chitosan is a unique fat-absorbing dietary fiber that inhibits the absorption of dietary fat during digestion. Chitosan is derived from the chitin of shellfish. Chitin is a polysaccharide found in the exoskeletons of shellfish and crustaceans. It is a unique dietary fiber that is indigestible, so it does not contribute to the amount of ingested carbohydrates. This brand of Chitosan dissolves rapidly in stomach acid and almost immediately begins binding to ingested dietary fat, greatly reducing the amount that is absorbed during digestion.
You have to make sure you eat properly to achieve maximum effect for this product, but it helps you not gain weight when you go out for dinner or want to have the occasional splurge. If you use this in conjunction with a healthy diet, you WILL lose weight! I bought this as well as the Starch Blocker and I never really have to worry about what I'm eating making me gain. It's not going to make you just shed pounds, but it will definitely aid in regulating your fat intake and preventing you from absorbing excessive amounts.
Contains NO sugar, salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg or preservatives.
Ingredients: Gelatin (capsule), Magnesium Stearate (vegetable source) and Silica.
Recommended Use: As a dietary supplement, take 3 capsules immediately before the 2 main meals of the day. Do not exceed 6 capsules per day. Take in conjunction with a sensible diet and exercise program. Take at least 4 hours before or after fat soluble vitamins (A,D,E,K) or medications.
Warning: Contains shellfish (shrimp) derivative.Persons with allergies to shellfish should refrain from using this product. Not to be used by pregnant or lactating women. Consult a physician if taking medication or have a medical condition. Keep out of reach of children
Before beginning any program of weight loss, consult your health care practitioner. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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