CHITOSAN, also known as chitin, is a polysaccharide derived from the shells of marine crustaceans (such as crab shells) that possesses unique chemical and physical properties. Chitosan lowers the amount of fat that can be digested through the intestinal tract. It lowers the amount of energy that can be absorbed by the body. The addition to the meal reduces its caloric content. In addition, it has the ability to swell in the stomach. Which delays the emptying of the stomach and contributes to an increased sense of satiety. Chitosan is used as an ingredient in some dietary supplements with a slimming effect. Due to its absorption properties, as well as the effect on the digestibility and absorption of lipid-like compounds.
Dosage: 500 mg to 1000 mg, taken about 20 to 30 minutes before the main meals.