shells of crabs, lobsters, and other crustaceans contain a nondigestible
fiber called Chitosan.
insoluble, non-digestible fiber causes the molecular attraction and bonding
of up to 12 times its weight in fatty oils. The fat is too large to be
absorbed through the intestinal wall and travels through the body without
one trial, people who used chitosan for a month in conjunction with a
calorie-controlled diet lost, on average, 8% of their body weight. This
translates into 16 pounds for a 200-pound person.
doesn't get absorbed into the bloodstream, which means it's largely free
of the side effects that so many people experience with numerous prescription
(and nonprescription) weight-loss medications and supplements.
has a synergistic relationship with Vitamin C and works best when combined.
Do not use Chitosan if pregnant or lactating, if nausea, abdominal pain,
or vomiting are present and/or if you are allergic to shellfish.