is a linear polysaccharide composed of randomly distributed
β-(1-4)-linked D-glucosamine (deacetylated unit) and
N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (acetylated unit). It is made by treating shrimp
and other crustacean shells with the alkali sodium hydroxide.
Chitosan has a lot of health benefits:
1. Absorbs oils and fat (5-10 times it's weight)
2. Weight loss (fat binder)
3. Reduced cholesterol
4. Effectively treat acnes
5. Increase the bioavailability of calcium
6. Raises the pH in the mouth and binds to the bacteria that causes plaque and tooth decay
7. Helps to regulate blood sugar leves
8. Helps to regulate and control appetite
The Chitosan will be delivered in size "0" capsules, which contains 400mg of Chitosan (including the weight of the capsule it's 500mg)
Chitosan is made of the shells of shrimps and other crustacean shells, so if you are allergic to seafood, don't use this product!