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28
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The Weight Loss Helper: Chitosan

Filed Under: Diet & Weight Loss at 6:00 pm | By: Mauricio Matusiak, Senior Editor

Consumers are often looking for new weight loss supplements. Every time a new weight loss product is released, dieters search the web looking for more information about ingredients and side effects as well as product reviews. However, learning about an existing proven product is perhaps a better “investment” than trying new ones.

Chitosan is one of those supplements. Many people have been using it to support diets and weight loss programs for years, obtaining significant results from chitosan supplements in conjunction with proper exercise and a healthy diet. But if you still don’t know anything about Chitosan, no problem. Here’s a quick learning guide about this weight loss helper.

Chitosan is a polysaccharide found in the shells of crustaceans, particularly shrimp and crab. Some dieters say that chitosan helps decrease appetite but its main use is to inhibit fat absorption.

Researchers have found that taking chitosan during a weight loss program increases the amount of weight loss but it is important to note that supplementing with chitosan may also cause the body to excrete some of the important fat-soluble vitamins. Chitosan has the capability to interact with fat from the digestive system and limit their absorption in the body. Therefore, chitosan can be an effective complement to help lose weight during a certain period of time.

Additionally, chitosan may help to lower cholesterol levels and prevent kidney failure. There is no proof of any adverse reactions to chitosan supplements and it has been classified as a safe supplement to be taken on a regular basis.

 2 Comments, latest by Vitadigest

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2 Responses to “The Weight Loss Helper: Chitosan”

  1. get5retire says:

    Surprisingly enlightening thanks, There’s no doubt that your trusty readers would most likely want a great deal more writing of this nature keep up the good work.

  2. Vitadigest says:

    According to various researches on Chitosan weight loss supplements, it has been proved that the supplement works efficiently as a weight loss medication and there are other studies which show that is not an effective weight loss solution.

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