- Product Highlights
- Supports a healthy weight maintenance program
- Supports healthy lipid levels
- Aids in the metabolism of fats
- Designed for women
SKU 707572225205 Quantity 120 Capsules Serving Size 2 Capsules Servings Per Container 60 Potency 450 mg Directions As a dietary supplement, take 2 capsules before meals. As with any fiber supplement, drink at least 8 glasses of liquid each day. Warnings Keep out of reach of children. Consult your physician before use. Ingredients …for product label information including a complete list of ingredients, click all product images above.
- Product Details
Super Chitosan dietary supplement with Absorbitol is intended to support normal, healthy lipid levels.
In independent testing, Absorbitol bound 2.5 times more dietary fat than the average of other chitosan products on the market. In a study involving 26 chitosan products, Absorbitol bound 2.5 times more dietary fat than the average of other fat binding products tested. The study utilized a simulated digestive environment. Individual results may vary.
Chitosan is a special fiber which is able to "soak up" or absorb anywhere from six to ten times its weight in fat and oils. In substance, it is chemically similar to the plant fiber, cellulose. However, chitosan is able to significantly bind with fat molecules and convert them into a form which the human body does not absorb. It claims to affect the fat prior to it reaching the stomach and thus the fat never has a chance to be metabolized. It prevents the absorption and storage of fat by converting into a gel which "traps" the fat.
Chitosan is taken from chitin, a polysaccharide found in the exoskeletons of crustaceans. It is processed by removing the shells from shellfish such as shrimp, lobster, and crabs. The shells are then ground into a pulverous powder. This powder is then deacetylated, or basically stripped of specific chemical groups which allows the compound to thus actively "soak up fats." Or so this is what the producers claim. It has been used in the past in the process of detoxifying water. It was simply spread over the surface of water, where it would immediately absorb any toxic substances such as greases, oils, or dangerous heavy metals. The process is so complete that a scum forms over the surface of water and is then easily removed. For this reason, chitosan is extremely popular all over the world in water purification plants.
Super Chitosan Brand: NaturalMaxPrice: $17.99 - In stock
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